The Summer Sonic Festival is an annual two-day rock festival held at the same time in Osaka and near Tokyo. The majority of the bands playing in Osaka the first day go to Tokyo the following day and vice versa. The line-up contains many Japanese rock musicians from both major and indie record companies, and also international acts.
- Arrested Development
- House of Pain
- James Blunt
- Jessie J
- Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
- Neon Trees
- Odd Future
- One Ok Rock
- Panic! at the Disco
- Primal Scream performing Screamadelica
- Public Image, LTD
- Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Simple Plan
- The Mars Volta
- The Strokes
- Two Door Cinema Club
Festival News and Rumors
Corona Capital 2023 Lineup Brings The Cure, Blur, and Pulp to Mexico City
The Chemical Brothers, Alanis Morissette, Pet Shop Boys, Feist, Phoenix, Fleet Foxes, and Goose among other notable acts.
Scoop Harrison June 5, 2023
Insane Clown Posse Announce Otherworldly 2023 Edition of Gathering of the Juggalos
The festival promises such such attractions as "ICP's Alien Probe Adventure"
Bryan Kress May 22, 2023
Hopscotch 2023: Pavement, Denzel Curry, Japanese Breakfast Top Lineup
Alvvays, Digable Planets, Soccer Mommy, and more will also hit the Raleigh fest this September.
Abby Jones May 19, 2023
Live Nation Offering $99 All-In Festival Tickets During Festival Weekend
Governors Ball Roots Picnic, Sound on Sound, and more are participating in the discount.
Carys Anderson May 17, 2023
The National's Homecoming 2023 Lineup Led by Patti Smith, Pavement, & The Walkmen
Weyes Blood, Snail Mail, and Bartees Strange will also play the Cincinnati festival.
Eddie Fu May 17, 2023
Riot Fest's Killer 2023 Lineup Led by Foo Fighters, The Cure & The Postal Service
Queens of the Stone Age, Death Cab For Cutie, ICP, The Mars Volta, and Turnstile are also visiting Chicago this September.
Carys Anderson May 16, 2023