Japan’s best rock acts join in Ishikari near Sapporo every year for the Rising Sun Rock Festival. Frequented by rock and roll fans and avid campers alike, the festival boasts an impressive lineup this year. Tokyo surf rockers never young beach, the post-punk quartet Ogre You Asshole and the Kyoto math-rock girl group tricot are amongst some of the most notable artists. Indie legends Number Girl will perform live for the first time since their disbandment more than a decade ago. The music goes all night on day two, so concert goers can watch the sunrise after hours of tunes, food and fun.
Times vary per day, as well as ticket prices, so check the website for details.