Can’t Miss HARD Summer 2021 Undercard Acts

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Who else is ready to bake in the sun at HARD Summer 2021 this weekend!

The festival returns following a one-year hiatus due to covid-19 and will take place at the NOS Event Center in San Bernardino this weekend! Tickets are sold out as the event will be headlined by Future on Saturday, July 31 and by DJ Snake b2b Malaa on Sunday, August 1. The set times are out — you can find them here!

The undercard is stacked and we’ve got a couple circled that we think you should have on your radar as well!


4:00-5:00 PM — Pink Tent

LA-raied Anabel Englund’s most recent single “Waiting for You” has been an absolute earworm since dropping last week and I’d be excited to see it performed live this Saturday. It’s a chill track that builds really tremendously, with each new layer adding something really meaningful to the track. Also a fun little fact — she’s the granddaughter of Cloris Leachman. Her background was initially writing music for family-friendly TV, she got into the LA dance scene with a fake ID and became hooked. It’s too bad, because ABC Family could really use some of those bangers she puts out now to spice things up over there.


2:45-3:45 PM — Purple Stage

Russian producer Biicla’s sound is very future bass meets house music remixes. Best known for his remix of Kanye West’s “Use This Gospel”, Biicla’s chill vibes will be just what the doctor ordered early in the afternoon when your day-drinking buzz is really starting to kick in and you need to remind yourself to down a bottle of water. Drawing inspirations from Thom Yorke, Asgeir, and Jamie XX, he’ll be a nice contrast to some of the other offerings this weekend.

6:45-7:45 — HARDER Stage

I remember first hearing French producer Dombresky during one of last year’s many Insomniac virtual festivals and being blown away. Jazz and tech fueled house in some regards, it really will get you tapping your feet and bopping around to it in no time. Groovy is a great way to describe him. The bass lines are always juicy. It’s just a good fucking time, always.

8:15-9:05 PM — Purple Stage

I’ve been a huge Elohim fan ever since she first appeared on everyone’s radar in 2015 with “Xanax”. She’s a dynamic live performer that mixes a blend of alt-pop and dance music in a truly unique way. Recently, she began revealing a series of four EPs, as she further pushes the boundaries of electronic music. She won’t be touring many dates this year so this is one of the few times you’ll likely be able to catch her.