This year’s Summer Sonic is packed with must-see rock bands and pop artists not only from Japan but from around the world like Metallica, Linkin Park, The Smashing Pumpkins, Carly Rae Jespen, and a lot more. Summer Sonic Festival is an annual music festival organized by Creativeman Productions.
This year’s festival will be held simultaneously in Tokyo (Chiba) and Osaka on August 10 and 11, however the line-ups for the 2 cities are not identical. Tokyo venue will be at QVC Marine Field and Makuhari Messe. Osaka venue will be at Maishima Summer Sonic Osaka Site.
Artists and bands performing on the dates and venues are as follows:
Before the two-day Summer Sonic event, SonicMania 2013 will be held on August 9 at Makuhari Messe. It will be an all-night music festival throughout the night.
Some of the artists and bands that will be performing on that night are The Stone Roses, Pet Shop Boys, Steve Aoki, Klaxons, and a lot more. For more information about SonicMania 2013, check out the official website at http://www.creativeman.co.jp/sonicmania/2013/index.html