Summer Sonic in Osaka curates the best of both worlds, booking a range of rock, pop and EDM artists from across Japan and the world. Past appearances at this August event include the likes of Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers, making Osaka’s Summer Sonic a must for popular music fans.
- Get tickets in advance through the event’s website
- Enjoy countless outdoor and indoor sports and a picnic on Maishima Sports Island
Eclectic fare for all tastes
Japanese music fans fawn over foreign acts such as Oasis with the same fervor as domestic acts like BABYMETAL or Kyari Pamyu Pamyu, so in addition to familiar acts you’re likely to discover some new ones too.
Planning your trip
Summer Sonic fills up an entire weekend, although single-day tickets are also available.
Make it a full weekend of music and amusement park festivities by visiting Universal Studios Japan next door.