One of Japan's biggest rock festivals is getting a huge boost this year. The Fuji Rock Festival, the largest outdoor musical event in Japan, will take place this year from July 27 through July 29 and will feature none other than Radiohead as one of the headliners.
The event, which takes place each year since 1997 at the Naeba Ski Resort in Nigata, Japan attracts more than 100,000 people each year. In the past, bands that have performed at the event include Weezer, Oasis, Beastie Boys, Jason Mraz, Muse, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Franz Ferdinand, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, Beck, The Chemical Brothers, Eminem, Rage Against the Machine, The Chemical Brothers, Phish and Green Day.
Fuji Rock Festival - Music Videos
Fuji Rock Festival - Weezer "Buddy Holly" Live 2009
Radiohead - Karma Police Music Video
Other acts on the lineup include Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Jack White, Buddy Guy, Ed Sheeran, Owl City, At The Drive In and Elvis Costello.
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