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UPDATED LINE UP INCLUDING VAMPIRE WEEKEND AND MORE! PERFORMANCE DATES ANNOUNCED!!

25-Apr-13

With only three months to go until Fuji Rock and Golden Week just around the corner, we've released an updated line up with the performance dates that everybody's been waiting for!
Three years on from their performance at Fuji Rock in 2010 and with expectations high for their new album coming out next month, Vampire Weekend have been confirmed to perform at this summer's festival. 15 more artists included in the updated line up!

Friday the 26th is full of "must-see" bands, starting with NINE INCH NAILS, SKRILLEX, DEATH GRIPS, FUN., GARY CLARK JR., and OF MONSTERS AND MEN. Rock 'n roll pioneer, Char, join domestic artists such as Kenichi Asai, DoHatsuTen and Kemuri. The full scope of Japanese music history is represented with folk music mainstay, Morio Agata. And Local Natives are back and better then ever after their perfect performance 3 years ago, and we welcome the Peppertones from Korea, bringing refreshing rock 'n roll for their first ever apperance at Fuji.

Karl Hyde and Jurassic 5 take the lead to what is sure to be an anxiously awaited performance from Bjork on Saturday the 27th, while enchanting singers such as Aimee Mann and Suzanne Vega are set to bring some feminine beauty to Fuji Rock. From the north east of Brazil comes Baiana System, with their mix of Bahia music, reggae, dub and hip hop. UK folk punk band Skinny Lister carry on the legacy of the Pogues, whilst the world reknowned Shugo Tokumaru and Steruss from last year's Rookie A Go-Go are slated to play Saturday.

Vampire Weekend, The XX, the much awaited Mumford & Sons, Takkyu Ishino and Yo La Tengo join The Cure on the final day of the festival, Sunday July 28th. Festival regular Tokiko Kato & Theatre Brook - Hanseiki Rock, Sheena & The Rockets and DJ Bauer with his US number 1 hit "Harlem Shake" will come and make Naeba dance. Orchestral band, A Hundred Birds, welcome singer TeN and DJ Gebo for a special set, HikariKaze & Green Massive bring us music for the people, by the people, and we'll be welcoming a rare festival appearance from Sotaiseiriron, slated to play on Sunday.

Check out what each day of the festival has in store for you!
Its gonna be another great year!

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