Summer Sonic Festival has announced the lineup for their 2018 event. The event is set on August 18th to 19th at the Zozomarine Stadium & Makuhari Messe in Tokyo, Japan and the Maishima Sonic Park in Osaka, Japan as mentioned by THEPRP. This lineup includes Nine Inch Nails, who will also be performing at Mad Cool Festival and released Add Violence EP, Mike Shinoda, who talked about Chester Bennington’s autopsy report, and Queens Of The Stone Age, who will also be performing at Tecate Pa’l Norte Festival.
Summer Sonic is an annual rock and alternative festival two or three day festival that is held at the same time. The festival has been active since 2000. In this festival there is a focus on well known artists nationally and internationally. Previous artists that have performed are 311, Coldplay, Guns N’ Roses and Blur.
Tickets start at 16,000 yen for one day and 29,000 yen for two days. This would be about 145 dollars for one day and 263 dollars for two days. There is an additional 500 yen in drinking charge. A premium platinum ticket is also available for 20,000 yen, with this including platinum shuttle bus access, exclusive viewing areas and a platinum lounge.
This years lineup features the following: Beck, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Chance The Rapper, Nine Inch Nails, Marshmello, Mike Shinoda, Nickelback, Queens of the Stone Age, Shawn Mendes, St. Vincent, Alessia Cara, Billie Eilish, The Charlatans, Friendly Fires, Greta Van Fleet, IAMDD, J Balvin, Mastodon, Marian Hill, Marmozets, Pale Waves, Portugal. The Man, Rex Orange County, The Sherlocks, Tom Misch and Why Don’t We. More is expected to be announced.
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