Aug 17
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Aug 18

Summer Sonic Osaka 2024

10:00am – 10:00pm
¥16,500 – ¥32,000

Summer Sonic is back!

Summer Sonic is known for featuring some of the biggest acts from around the world from across many different genres. It is held simultaneously in Chiba (near Tokyo) and Osaka, with acts switching days — so you won’t miss out, whichever you choose.

Summer Sonic Osaka 2024 lineup

  • On Saturday, August 17, Bring Me The Horizon and Christina Aguilera will headline and amazing acts such as Greta Van Fleet, BabyMonster, Aurora, Hoobastank, and Tyla will be on the bill.
  • On Sunday, August 18, Måneskin will headlne and amazing acts such as OneRepublic, Major Lazer, Akmu, Jon Batiste, Glay, and Bleachers will also perform.

Getting tickets to Summer Sonic Osaka 2024

Osaka tickets are ¥16,500 for one day, ¥32,000 for two days, and ¥28,000 for a one-day Platinum Ticket (benefits include a private viewing area, lounge, and welcome drink). Advance sale with bonus begins on March 30, advance general sale on May 13, and general sale on May 25. Resale is prohibited.

The price includes entrance to the venue, Expo ’70 Commemoration Park.

What to expect at Summer Sonic Osaka 2024

Your questions answered.

What time does Summer Sonic in Osaka start and finish?

Doors open at 10 a.m. (a bit later than Tokyo) and most acts finish up by 10 p.m.

How many stages are at Summer Sonic Osaka?

Information about stages has not yet been released for 2024 and things may change as the venue is different from last year. But in 2023, there were four stages: Ocean, Mountain, Sonic and Massive. The area tends to be smaller than the Tokyo venue and more walkable.

What is there to eat and drink?

There’s plenty of food of all genres — just like the music — at Summer Sonic Osaka and while you aren’t meant to bring in outside food and drink, you are allowed plastic bottles of water.

How to get to Summer Sonic in Osaka

The event will be held at Osaka Expo ’70 Commemoration Park. To get to Osaka from Tokyo, make sure to read our article detailing all transport options.

Train to Summer Sonic Osaka

The closest station to the venue, Expo ’70 Commemoration Park, is Bampakukinenkoen Station on the Osaka Monorail. You’ll need to change at either Senrichuo Station (Midosuji Line) or Minami-Ibaraki Station (Hankyu-Kyoto Line) if coming from Umeda Station. It takes around 30 minutes. Once at the station, the park is around a 9-minute walk away.

Bus to Summer Sonic Osaka

Every year, JTB organises bus tours from and to the surrounding areas, including Nagoya, Kyoto, Tokushima, and central Osaka. Bus plans vary, but most start from around ¥3,400 one way.

Accommodation at Summer Sonic Osaka

This isn’t like your typical summer weekend festival — there’s no camping. So, if you’re planning on spending the night, you’ll want a hotel in central Osaka. Our top picks include Hotel Sunplaza (very, very cheap) and Hotel Mystays in Sakaisuji-Honmachi (central and slightly classier).

Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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