Summer Sonic 2015 – Chemical Brothers, Pharrell Williams, Babymetal and more

Last updated: 2023-03-07 | Published: 2015-05-30

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Summer Sonic is one of the largest music festivals in Japan. It features both Japanese and international artists and takes place in Tokyo and Osaka.

– Hotels near the festival venue – SummerSonic Tokyo

– Hotels near the festival venue – SummerSonic Osaka

Tokyo lineup (Osaka lineup mostly same but on opposite days):

Ariana GrandeImagine Dragons
Marilyn MansonD’Angelo and the Vanguard
RadwimpsOlly Murs
BabymetalCarly Rae Jepsen
Manic Street PreachersMew
KodalinePassion Pit
Macklemore & Ryan LewisZedd
MadeonThe Script
Cody SimpsonMagic!
EchosmithNico & Vinz
Kyari Pamyu PamyuKana-Boon
and many moreand many more


Ticket face value (differs between Tokyo and Osaka)

1-day ticket: JPY 15,500
2-day ticket: JPY 28,500
1-day Platinum ticket: JPY 30,000

1-day ticket: JPY 13,000
2-day ticket: JPY 23,500
1-day Platinum ticket: JPY 25,000

Overseas visitors can purchase tickets on the English version of the official website (prices differ).

If you cannot purchase through that website and need assistance, check out our Ticket Service or directly contact us here.


The festival will take place at Makuhari Messe and the QVC Marine Stadium, as well as several nearby outside stages. Despite being called “Summer Sonic Tokyo”, it’s actually a litte outside Tokyo, in Chiba.

The closest train/subway stations are:

Kaihinmakuhari Station: JR Keiyou line (red)

From the station, it is an approx. 10-20 minute walk.

To check train connections online: (English/Japanese/Chinese)

Hotels Near Makuhari Messe

From central Tokyo, it is a 30-minute train ride plus a 20-minute walk to Makuhari Messe.

If you prefer staying closer to the venue, you can find hotels near Makuhari Messe here.

Access Osaka

The festival in Osaka will take place at Maishima, near Universal Studios Japan.

The closest train/subway station is:

Sakurajima Station: JR Sakurajima line

From there, take the shuttle bus.

To check train connections online: (English/Japanese/Chinese)

Hotel Near Maishima

Maishima is fairly close to central Osaka.

If you prefer staying closer to the venue, you can find hotels near Maishima here.