Festivals & Events
Summer Sonic (Tokyo) サマーソニック（東京）
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Multiple venues, multiple stages, featuring rock music mega talents and rising stars
Summer Sonic is one of the largest urban music festivals in Japan, held simultaneously in Chiba and Osaka each year in August. A rock 'n' roll tradition since 2000, this festival features some of the world's biggest names in music.
- Being front-row to the world's most famous artists and musicians
- Discovering new music on stages big and small
How to Get There
Summer Sonic takes place at two venues in both Chiba and Osaka and is accessible by public transportation.
In Chiba, Summer Sonic takes place at ZOZO Marine Stadium and Makuhari Messe . The venue is in an urban location near Kaihin-Makuhari Station and is easily accessible from central Tokyo by train.
Meanwhile, the Osaka it takes place at Maishima Sports Island. While there isn't a direct train line to this venue, you can take the train from Osaka to Nishikujo Station and transfer to a bus to Maishima. The trip will take just under an hour.
See some of the world's top acts
Major artists from all over the world play the event every year. Bands such as Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Foo Fighters, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Cheap Trick, Coldplay, The 1975, artists such as Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and Ariana Grande, and performers from the EDM scene such as The Chainsmokers, Zedd, and Alan Walker have played here.
Discover some new talent
Indie bands from Japan and all over the world are also featured. Summer Sonic has a main stage as well as several small stages set up around the festival grounds.
Only at Summer Sonic
Summer Sonic offers the chance to enjoy a wide variety of food and beverages, as well as art exhibitions, autograph sessions, shows, and other attractions for both kids and adults.
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