Kendrick Lamar and Blur to headline Summer Sonic Festival 2023

Blur headline Summer Sonic Festival Japan 2023 news

KENDRICK LAMAR, the Pulitzer Prize and numerous Grammy Award-winning international rapper from Compton, California, USA, will finally perform at Summer Sonic as the headliner! His artistic and creative stage presence is a must-see for all music fans!

BLUR, one of the most talked-about rock bands in the U.K., who made a big splash last year when they announced their re-launch, will be the first headliner! It has been 20 years since their last appearance at SUMMER SONIC 2003! Don’t miss their long-awaited visit to Japan! SUMMER SONIC 2023 is about to begin!

The charismatic of the rock world LIAM GALLAGHER who attracted 170,000 fans for 2 days at triumphant performance in Nebworth, UK last year. The world-famous rock band FALL OUT BOY whose new album after 4 years is highly anticipated. EVANESCENCE, a leading US modern rock band led by Amy Lee and former one-man rock band who has grown up as a solo artist, are all scheduled to perform. NIALL HORAN, a former One Direction member who has grown up as a solo artist; LANY. A synth-pop band from LA whose new album is highly anticipated; LAUV, a rare SSW/producer with a string of hit songs; Official Hige Dandism, a national band proudly known in Japan that has gained support from all generations; and the Japanese band, “Soul of the World”.

THUNDERCAT, who is well versed in Japanese culture and loved by everyone for their superb playing and sweet voice, YOASOBI, a “unit that turns novels into music” that has shown its popularity at overseas festivals, GABRIELS, a modern soul trio that has been getting a lot of attention, and R&B band that won first place in the BBC “Sound of 2023”. FLO, a breakout R&B group, a rising star SSW HOLLY HUMBERSTONE who visited Japan for the first time last year, INHALER from Ireland, a hot stock in the UK guitar rock scene, NOVA TWINS, a rock duo from London, PALE WAVES who had a very successful tour in Japan last year and will make their triumphant return to SUMMER SONIC and THE SNUTS, a hot band with a growing fan base throughout the UK, have been confirmed.

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