Friday, 17th June 2011
In Events In Japan,
Dozens of acts added to the Fuji Rock line-up
More than thirty new musical acts have been added to the line-up for the Japanese music festival Fuji Rock.
The musical extravaganza, held on the last three days of July in the Naeba Ski Resort, will now include performances from bands such as Jimmy Eat World and DJ Yogurt.
Tickets for the weekend-long event cost 39,800 yen (£306), while a ticket for one day costs 16,800 yen (£129).
The additions, announced yesterday (June 16th) are the latest since the beginning of the month, when it was revealed that acts such as indie-poppers Kaiser Chiefs and reggae pioneer Lee Scratch Perry were to appear at the festival.
People visiting the festival will also have the chance to see headliners such as Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys and the Chemical Brothers in a stunning mountainous location.
Fuji Rock also has its fair share of Japanese talent, including the Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, who are playing second-from-top on the second day of the event (July 30th).
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