Summer Sonic

Yeah! This year’s Japan festivals promises to be even more groundbreaking.

Thanks to a favorable exchange rate, the forests of Naeba and the stages of Tokyo and Osaka will be inundated with monsters of rock and superstar DJs and musicians.

From Coldplay to Oasis, MGMT and Vampire Weekend, Franz Ferdinand to Lily Allen, to the most talented Japanese DJs, this year’s Fuji Rock and Summer Sonic festivals will definitely draw crowds from beyond the region.

Fuji Rock Festival 24 – 26 Jul 2009

Fuji Rock Festival ’97
Here’s a documentary of the festival when it first started in 1997. Even though there was a typhoon, the audience stayed and partied hard.