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.

Last summer, Summer Sonic made a great comeback after two years of cancellation during COVID-19 pandemic, taking place in Tokyo and Osaka featuring artists like THE 1975, Post Malone, Off Spring, The Libertines and Kasabian.

In 2023, Summer Sonic is set to be held on 19 and 20 August for 2 days in Tokyo and Osaka, and the confirmed acts include Kendrick Lamar, Liam Gallagher, blur and FALL OUT BOY and more to be added on the line-up! Moreover, the eve of the festival, SONIC MANIA will be also held at the night before Summer Sonic, which they play mainly dance music all night long.

If you are keen on joining the festival to see the world-greatest musicians, make sure to book the ticket in advance. You can find more info through the official website and ticket page below!

Official website:

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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