Festivals & Events
Summer Sonic (Tokyo) サマーソニック（東京）
Multiple venues, multiple stages, featuring rock music mega talents and rising stars
Summer Sonic is a three-day event held each year in August simultaneously in Chiba and Osaka. A rock 'n' roll tradition since 2000, this festival features some of the biggest names in music.
- Being front-row to the world's most famous artists and musicians
- Discovering new music at the smaller stages
How to Get There
Meanwhile, the Osaka venue is the Maishima Arena. 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, the Foo Fighters, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Cheap Trick, Coldplay, and Beyoncé 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.