Music festivals might be back in Southern California as soon as July.
Organizers from Live Nation announced Tuesday that Hard Summer, a staple fest for EDM and hip-hop, would return July 31 and Aug. 1 at the National Orange Show Event Center in San Bernardino. The fest would be one of the first large-scale music events to resume operation in the L.A. area.
The lineup includes Future, recent Grammy winner Kaytranada and breakout rappers Lil Durk and Iann Dior, among many others, over five outdoor stages. Tickets are slated to go on sale April 2 at 10 a.m., but there are still a lot of variables, to say the least, between now and the end of July.
Representatives for the festival declined to talk in depth about any COVID-19 safety protocols, but the fest’s status will depend on where San Bernardino County is on the state’s color-coded reopening plan. Concerts would be allowed under the state’s orange, or second-least-restrictive, tier at an outdoor-only 33% capacity. The NOS Event Center has a total capacity of 65,000.
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