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12 Saturday, 12 May 2012 22:14
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Here is the Summer sonic 2012 band line up. Osaka usually has the same bands but on alternating days. They have got some pretty big names this year.
* TOKYO 8/18 SAT
* GREEN DAY
* SIGUR RÓS
* FRANZ FERDINAND
* 吉井和哉
* ADAM LAMBERT
* LOSTPROPHETS
* DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE
* AZEALIA BANKS
* CRYSTAL CASTLES
* GOTYE
* GRIMES
* GROUPLOVE
* ICEAGE
* THE KNUX
* MAC MILLER
* Nothing’s Carved In Stone
* ONE OK ROCK
* PASSION PIT
* SBTRKT
* ST.VINCENT
* THE VACCINES

* TOKYO 8/19 SUN
* RIHANNA
* JAMIROQUAI
* NEW ORDER
* KE$HA
* PITBULL
* TEARS FOR FEARS
* GARBAGE
* HOOBASTANK
* FOSTER THE PEOPLE
* 阿部真央
* CALVIN HARRIS
* THE CARDIGANS
* CAST
* [Champagne]
* GYM CLASS HEROES
* KINDNESS
* OTHER LIVES
* SPECTOR
* TRIBES
* VINTAGE TROUBLE
11 Saturday, 12 May 2012 22:09
Fuji rock 2012 artist lineup includes the following bands

stoneroses

ARAAB MUZIK

THE BACK HORN

BEADY EYE

THE BIRTHDAY

BOOM BOOM SATELLITES

Caravan

CHATMONCHY

COBRA

DJANGO DJANGO

ED SHEERAN

eli walks

ERNEST RANGLIN

FACTORY FLOOR

THE FIELD

GOSSIP

HIROMI THE TRIO PROJECT
featuring Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips

Humbert Humbert X COOL WISE MAN

JAMES BLAKE

DJ KENTARO

THE KOOKS

LOS LONELY BOYS

MIMI MAURA feat. Ishikawa Michihisa Session

MORITZ VON OSWALD TRIO

mouse on the keys

OWL CITY

THA BLUE HERB

THE TROJANS


ACIDMAN

AGORIA

ANTHONY JOSEPH & THE SPASM BAND

BUDDY GUY

BUSY P

CARIBOU

CHE SUDAKA

THE D.O.T.

DENKI GROOVE

ELVIN BISHOP

FRONTIER BACKYARD

THE HEARTBREAKS

HOSHINO GEN

ITO FUMIO

JUSTICE

KANJYUKU TRIO

KID MASSIVE

LAY-RUN

LINDIGO

MOUNTAIN MOCHA KILIMANJARO

MY BEST FIEND

OL Killer

ONDA VAGA

RAY DAVIES & BAND

SAKANACTION

SEUN KUTI & EGYPT 80

SPECIAL OTHERS

THE SPECIALS

SPIRITUALIZED

STEVE KIMOCK

SWISS LIPS

TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS


radiohead

A 100% SOLARS

a flood of circle

ALT-J

ANNIE MAC

AT THE DRIVE-IN

cero "rookie a go-go" selected

CHTHONIC

THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND

DUMPSTAPHUNK

ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE IMPOSTERS

EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY

FUCKED UP

GALACTIC with Special Guests
Corey Glover (of Living Colour),
and Corey Henry (Rebirth Brass Band)

GOJIRA・HOSHANO・HIKASYU

group_inou

HOWLER

JACK WHITE

JAMES IHA

TOKIKO KATO

locofrank

LOSTAGE

M.WARD

MICHAEL KIWANUKA

MOP OF HEAD

NEW COOL COLLECTIVE

OCEAN COLOUR SCENE

ORQUESTA LIBRE with Yuichi Ohata

quasimode

REFUSED

SHIBUSASHIRAZU ORCHESTRA

THE SHINS

YAEL NAIM
10 Tuesday, 29 June 2010 23:16

Here is the lineup for this year's Fuji rock Festival. Seems to be getting weaker year by year. Most big acts now head for Summer Sonic...

Fuji Rock 2010 Lineup

As you can see from below Summer Sonic has snagged possibly the biggest act of thesummer Jay-Z and of course Stevie Wonder, who unfortunately clashes with the Pixies on another stage. Which would you see?

Summer Sonic Line-up

Which would you go to Fuji Rock or Summer Sonic?

9 Thursday, 13 August 2009 00:00
Music Festivals in Japan

Here is a list of Musical Festivals in Japan. If there are any I missed please add in the comments below. Thanks.





Fuji Rock Festival ‘09

What: International Music Festival

Acts: Oasis, Paul Weller, Lilly Allen

When: Friday July 24, Saturday July 25, Sunday July 26

Where: Naeba Ski Resort

From Etchigo Yuzawa Shinkansen station

Web: http://www.fujirockfestival.com/





Summer Sonic '09

What: International & Japanese Rock Festival

Acts: Beyonce, Linkin Park, B'z, Ting Tings

When: Friday August 7th, Saturday August 8th & Sunday August 9th

Where:

Tokyo: Makuhari Messe & Chiba Marines Stadium

Osaka: Maishima Island

Web:http://www.summersonic.com/





Jonetsu Tairiku Summertime Bonanza

What: Japanese Music Festival: One day

Acts: Inc. Crystal Kay, Chemistry, Fujii Fumiya

When: Saturday August 8th: 11:30-

Web: http://www.mbs.jp/jounetsu/live/2009/





Yokohama Reggae Sai

What: Japanese and International Reggae Festival

Where: Yokohama Stadium

When: Saturday September 5th 2009

Web: http://www.yokohamareggaesai.com/outline/





Zushi Fes '09

What: Japanese Music Festival

Acts: Otsuka Ai, Kimaguren, Koizumi Kyoko, Minmi

When: Wednesday August 12th & Thursday August 13th

Where: Riviera Izu Marina: Bus from Kamakura station

Web: http://www.riviera-z.jp/live/





Rock in Japan Festival

What: Japanese Rock Festival

Acts: Kimura Kaira, Perfume, Seamo, Doping Panda, RipSlim

Where: Hitachi Nakashi, Ibaraki

When: Friday 31st July, Saturday August 1st & Sunday August 2nd

Web: http://rock-net.jp/fes/09/index.html





Rising Sun Rock Festival

What: Japanese Rock

Acts: マキシマム ザ ホルモン, Dragon Ash, Beat Crusaders

Where: Ezo Hokkaido. 40 mins from Sapporo Station

When: Saturday 14 August & Sunday 15th August

Web: http://rsr.wess.co.jp/2009/index.php





J-Wave Live 2000 + 9

What: japanese Pop & Rock Festival

Who: Koda Kumi, Boa, LipSlime, Otsuka Ai, Hirai Ken, Crystal Kay

Where: National Yoyogi Gymnasium (Kokuritsu Yoyogi Kyōgi-jō)

When: Friday August 14th, Saturday August 15th & Sunday August 16th 2009

Web: http://www.j-wave.co.jp/special/live2009/
8 Friday, 10 July 2009 00:09
Yes Kujukuri beach is definitely the best in the Kanto area. According to the wiki it the second longest beach in Japan. It's on the east coast of Chiba. Great for relaxing, swimming, surfing and having a great day out. The area is short on good car parks if you do happen to find a parking place then expect to pay 1000 yen per person to park there. So it maybe cheaper to get the train: Change to the Sotobo line at Chiba station and head to Oami or one of the stations after that. It can be a pain to get to Kujukuri by train but Oami is probably the most direct and the easiest to get a bus from, just outside the station. Don't forget your suncream.
7 Thursday, 09 July 2009 22:50
There is an Interactive and Digital Marketing in Japan Event on Sept 2 & 3 in Tokyo.
The 2009 event will feature keynote speakers Josh Bernoff of Forrester Research and Scott Howe
from Microsoft.
Find out more about it at the Adtech website.
http://www.ad-tech.com/tokyo/japanese/adtech_tokyo_schedule.aspx
6 Sunday, 05 July 2009 00:22
Great Video of Tokyo Summer Events in 2009 From Tokyo-i. Gives Dates and Places.


Have a Great Summer!


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Featured Festivals:

Smile Tanabata Festival (Kappabashi) July 4th-10th

Smile Asago O-ishi July 6th-10th

Smile Edo Notyo Taikai (Taito-ku) July 17th

Smile Tamagawa Hanami Fireworks Festival July 18th

Smile Okunitama Jinja Matsuri July 20th

Smile Adachi Hanabi Fireworks Display July 23rd

Smile Sumidagawa river Hanabi Fireworks Display July 25th

Smile Edogawa Hanabi Fireworks Display August 1st

Smile Enoshima Hanabi Fireworks Display August 4th

Smile Jingugaien Hanabi Fireworks Display August 6th

Smile Tokyo Bay Hanabi Fireworks Display August 8th

Smile Kamakura Beach Hanabi Fireworks Display August 10th

Smile Zushi Beach Hanabi Fireworks Display August 27th

Smile Asakusa Samba Carnival August 29th

Smile Super Yosakoi (Harajuku) August 28th & 29th

Smile Awa Odori Dance (Koenji) August 29th & 30th



Some other great ideas and more ideas for summer can be found on their website:
Japan-i
5 Thursday, 25 June 2009 13:28
If you want to get upclose with sumo wrestlers then try the beach sumo event held annually at odaiba waterfront area. They have events at various times and places around kanto. Check out the Beach Sumo Federation website for times and places.
4 Wednesday, 24 June 2009 15:44
Paul Weller: Fuji Rock Line up is to include former Jam and Style Council Frontman Paul Weller to play on Friday before Oasis who will still headline that night.
According to the Fuji Rock Website http://www.smash-uk.com/frf09/
3 Tuesday, 23 June 2009 21:52
Fuji Rock Festival.
Here's the line-up for 2009 Festival which is at Naeba in Niigata on 24th, 25th and 26th July.
Some familair faces are over. Franz Ferdinand, who are head-lining this year, Oasis who have been a few times before. Some new faces are making their first appearance at the festival; Lily Allen and Weezer.Fuji Rock Festival 09 Lineup
2 Thursday, 04 June 2009 12:23
the beach is good. In the city try Daiba. Sittiing out on the balcony of a restaurant in Decks- looking out on the best view of Tokyo
1 Tuesday, 26 May 2009 01:24
Go to a beach in Chiba- Kujukuri, Onjuku

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