Top 10 Dance Acts to Catch at HARD Summer

| June 23, 2019

This summer is heating up with the warm sunlight and its fire festival line ups. Hard Summer, festival hometown to SoCal ravers returns this August and its line up is epic.

With a mix of hip-hop and dance music acts going hand and hand on these stages, theres no doubt that this festival will be one lit party ! Be ready to turn up in Southern California this summer with some of the hottest dance acts.

iEDM doesn't want you to miss on the best dance music performances. Here are the top 10 dance acts to catch at HARD Summer 2019! 


10. DJ Diesel

The  NBA all star himself makes his return to Southern California this summer and he goes HARD. If you haven't been in the loop yet, DJ Diesel better known as Shaq transitioned from the basketball court to the stage with heavy hitters and filthy bangers. Catch him at HARD especially if you're into mosh pits! 




Making her way from Vegas to Fontana, house DJ/Producer  VNSSA making her way back as fans fell in love with her sounds at EDC Las Vegas. She is one to watch if you're into funky tech house and groove. Don't take my WORD for it and check her out for yourself!



8. Dom Dolla 

If you get the chance to see out Dom Dolla this summer, TAKE IT! Australian house producer has gained a lot of traction and support from names like Chris Lake, Fisher, Claude Von Stroke & more in the house community. Dom has won house music lovers hearts with his hit "Take it" and continues to prosper. Want to dance all day, catch Dom Dolla!



7. Blanke

You may remember him from collaborating with Rezz, ATliens, or that killer RL Grime remix your love, but don't be fooled, Blanke has so much more in store for us this year. Didn't catch his amazing art cart set at EDC LV? We'll this summer, don't get MIXED SIGNALS  and go catch Blanke at HARD!



6. Holy Goof

UK basshouse has been making it and this young legend could be a big reason why! Fall in love last summer with that one remix off "Gods Plan" well Goof is exactly why.  Goofs leveled up Drake's iconic banger for us all to love. Goof has also collaborated with Chris Lorenzo, Jauz, Skepsis, and more! Be on the look out for some crazy official remixed from Goof including NGHTMRE's & A$AP Ferg song "Redlight!"



5. Noizu 

If you're based in Los Angeles and missed out on Noizu's headline Day Trip party at Academy LA, you definitely missed out !  But you can catch him at HARD. If you're into old school rave sounds  with funky tech house beats, Noizu will feed you all that you want!



4. Anti Up

Any one Pizza with a side of the Chris'. House legend Chris Lake and Chris Lorenzo perform together as Anti Up. If you plan on missing this fun performance, Whatchu Talking bout? 



3. Flosstradamus  b2b 4B 

Don't blackout before you make it to these boys Black Out Tour ! Trap his king Flosstradamus and Jersey Daddy 4B bring their special Blackout Tour to SoCal fans this summer. Check out the track that inspired there tour and get ready to bounce and rage with these boys!

2.  Zhu b2b Tchami

The priest of deep house and spy of electronic music come together for debut performance as a B2B! Tchami debut their collab at EDC LV during his set, is there more they want fans to experience? Find out!



1. Major Lazer

Diplo returns to hard summer this time with his crew, Major Lazer! Global music sensation Major Lazer has soared success over the years with collaborating music's biggest stars and continues to break boundaries with now member Ape Drums. Major Lazer headlines day 2 of HARD SUMMER 2019! Major Lazer looks like it's here to stay.



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about the writer

Ashley Lopez

Ashley Lopez

Read More...Ashley Lopez is a SoCal based writer who is proactive in the music industry. While she is a festival goer herself, she's also been a taste-maker for artist owned labels for Diplo and Steve Aoki. During her college career, Ash constructed a course at UC Riverside for electronic dance music culture, history, and industry studies that gained significant coverage on social media.

You may catch her behind the decks as she's also a music producer in the making crafting her sound at Icon Collective. Outside of the EDM life, Ash has other specialties that keep her going. You may run into her skating on the beach, kickboxing at the gym, or reading books on how to improve your life. Some of her favorite acts in dance music are Seven Lions, Kompany, i_o, Wax Motif, and Drezo.

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