Fuji Rock Festival 2018

Back for its 22nd iteration with a Pulitzer prize winner

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Jul 29
Venue: Naeba Ski Resort When: Jul 27th - Jul 29th 2020 ,  10:00am - 5:00pm

Back for its 22nd iteration, this year's Fuji Rock Festival is once again held at its home base, the Naeba Ski Resort in Niigata prefecture, from July 27th - 29th.

A stellar lineup of artists will gather for the 22nd iteration of the festival, in particular N.E.R.D and Kendrick Lamar, the latter recently winning a Pulitzer prize for his latest studio album, DAMN. Bob Dylan, perhaps one of the most influential people in pop music, will also be making his headlining appearance on Day 3 of the festival.

Other acts making an appearance this year include EDM icon Skrillex, indie outfit Vampire Weekend, and Johnny Marr of The Smiths.

Besides the festival's lineup of music as the main draw, other parts of the festival open to the public include Fuji Theater, where you can enjoy a couple of movies along the rivers of the Naeba Valley.

Getting there

Take the Joetsu shinkansen from Tokyo station to Echigo-Yuzawa station, after which there are shuttle buses running from the station to the festival grounds

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Jerome Lee

Jerome Lee @jerome.lee

Singaporean who lived in Melbourne, Australia for 3 years, and undertook a journalism degree. A lover of soul, funk music (Motown especially), and many other forms of music. Love meeting new people, and creative things (art, fashion, photography, design, films...). Currently working at JapanTravel in Tokyo as Operations Manager for the Travel Agency department, and chasing spelling mistakes/grammatical errors in Tokyo

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Kim B 2 months ago
Great lineup for the 2019 event, too! I'm stoked because The Lumineers are playing - my favorite band!