Summer Sonic, or also known as ‘Samasoni’, is an urban rock festival, held every year from early to mid-August for two days in Tokyo (Chiba) and Osaka. The concept is an urban festival where you can go even for a just day trip. It is urban style festival which extruded commercial property, delivering a momentous, powerful stage.
Early to mid-August for two days
Upcoming: August 20~21, 2016 at Tokyo and Osaka (will be held at the same time)
On August 19, Sonic Mania will be held at Tokyo Venue.
In addition, there will ‘All Night Event’ held during the night of SUMMER SONIC 2016, only at Tokyo Venue.
How to Purchase Ticket
(2016 version; English Version)
The ticket can be purchase from ticket dealers’ website, introduced in the Official Homepage. The ticket will be on sale during the end of May of every year. After that, the list of performers will be announced. If the participation of famous artists is announced, the tickets would become sold out instantly. The two day pass tickets are especially sold out fast. Aside from one day and two day pass ticket, there is also platinum ticket. Platinum ticket is a one day pass ticket that comes with special privilege. Special privileges includes exclusive viewing area, exclusive lounge, exclusive cloak, fast lane in the goods sales corner, welcome drink, exclusive shuttle bus within venue (only in Tokyo). Platinum ticket also sold out fast. Please refer to other cautionary notes in the Official Homepage. If you want to be sure that you could get hands on the ticket, please contact Nozomi Co. Ltd.
SUMMER SONIC Admission Ticket
One Days Ticket JPY 16500 (USD $154)
Platinum JPY 30000 (USD $280)
Two Day Pass JPY 30500 (USD $285)
**USD prices are based on the rate as of April 12, 2016
Ticket Dealers’ Website (partially)
http://r-t.jp/summersonic ← Has English and Chinese Support
Performing Artists in 2016
Tokyo Venue: QVC Marine Field & Makuhari Messe
Nearest Station: Makuhari Station
・From Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station JR Keiyo Line Bound for Soga (12 Station) → Makuhari Station → 7-minute walk (Makuhari Messe) → 15-minute walk to QVC Marine Field
Osaka Venue: Maishima Summer Sonic Osaka Special Venue
Nearest Station: JR Sakurajima Station
・From Osaka Station
Osaka Station JR Kanku Rapid Bound for Kansai Airport Line (2 stops) → transfer at Nishikujō Station to JR Yumesaki Line (3 stops) → Sakurajima Station → Shuttle Bus Bound for Maishima Summer Sonic Special Venue (charge)
- This is a festival held for longs hours, therefore please wear comfortable clothes. Also please take preventive measure in taking care of your health by bringing enough water and be careful of heat stroke.
- There are cases in which artists performing in Tokyo and Osaka are different.
- You are allowed to bring pet bottle. However, for in an outdoor stage block and indoor stage, you are only allowed to bring pet bottle containing ‘water’.
- If you do not feel well, please withdraw from venue.
- Let’s memorize the timetable so you could manage the time to go see your favorite artist.
Things to Bring:
・Rain, Foldable Umbrella
・A change of cloth
・Health Insurance Copy
Useful things to bring:
・Contact Lens Case
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