Summer Sonic 2023

SUMMER SONIC 2023 in Tokyo and Osaka Lineup and Ticket Info

SUMMER SONIC is one of the biggest music festivals in Japan, which is held in Tokyo and Osaka in summer. Check out the latest announcement of lineup for SUMMER SONIC !!

First of all, what’s Summer Sonic? It’s an annual music festival held in Tokyo and Osaka during summer since 2000. It’s counted as Japan’s two biggest music events along with Fuji Rock Festival which is held in Niigata Prefecture in July. The festival takes place for 2 days in each city (Tokyo and Osaka), usually on the weekend of mid August, and artists play in each city on either first or second day.

Summer Sonic welcomes great musicians of various genre from all around the world from rock to EDM, and the past acts includes numbers of world’s greatest artists like MUSE, The Chemical Brothers, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, etc.

Summer Sonic was not held live in the past two years as it was held online in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic and postponed in 2021 due to Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics. But in 2022 summer, this event came back and take place in Tokyo and Osaka for 2 days. The confirmed acts includes THE 1975, Post Malone, Off Spring, The Libertines, Kasabian and Primal Scream.

Acts for Summer Sonic 2023 to be announced, so stay tuned and see if your favourite artists will be performing in Japan this year!

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Ticket info:

Summer Sonic 2023

Ticket info:

Date: 19, 20 August 2023

-Tokyo venue


Venue: ZOZO Marine Stadium Makuhari Messe

Access: 10 mins walk from Kaihin Makuhari Station

-Osaka venue


Venue: Maishima Sonic Park (Maishima Sports Island)

Access: Bus from Cosmo Square Station

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