- July 5, 2018 ● Essentials, Experiences
If you haven’t reserved other accommodations for Fuji Rock this late in the game, I’m going to assume, much like myself and the bulk of the Fuji Rock attendees, you are going to be camping in the rolling mountains of Naeba! READ MORE
What on Earth should I wear to Fuji Rock?
- June 26, 2018 ● Essentials, Experiences
Now that you’ve got your waterproof shoes and practical camping clothes picked out, it’s time to throw some actual fashion items into your luggage. So make sure to save some room for a frog suit, panda mask, interesting headgear, face paint, or exceptional clothing items that will have the punters lining up to snap selfies with you. Need some inspiration? Here’s a sampling of festival fashion statements from 2017.
7 Fuji Rock Do’s and Don’ts
- June 20, 2018 ● Essentials, Experiences
How goes it my fellow Fuji Rockers? I’m sure I don’t have to tell you, we’re closing in on one month to go before the yearly extravaganza in Naeba. So, whether this is your first dance or your twentieth, it’s never a bad idea to be reminded of some of the things that will help you make the most of our beloved, mountainous, musical marathon.
The Complete Guide To Not Being A Problematic Fuji Rock Participant
- June 18, 2018 ● Essentials
Fuji Rock certainly exists as a welcome bit of escapism in the heart of summer. Everyone wants to get away from the drudgery of the everyday and slip away from work for a little bit, and three days out in Naeba can practically feel like going off the grid. For the most part, everyone just wants to chill and have a good time. But it’s possible to muck it up if you aren’t careful.
Best Spots to Chill Between Sets
- June 5, 2018 ● Essentials
The artist/stage timetable for Fuji Rock’s 2018 outing is of course yet to be revealed, but let’s take a look at this scenario: You’ve mapped out your plan of attack for the weekend down to the finest detail, but between that must-see set at the Red Marquee and your next don’t-miss act on the Green Stage, you’ve got an hour (or so) to kill.
You could make the trek early and muscle your way up to the front, but for those who want to take things a bit easier, or those into exploring all the distinctive areas that make Fuji Rock what it is, why not try a chilling out for a bit rather than rushing to or from every performance? READ MORE
Where To Wait Out The Rain At Fuji Rock
- May 29, 2018 ● Essentials
Summer music festivals tend to inspire images of sunny fields and shirtless bros in the minds of people — eternal sunshine of the Coachella mind. Alas, this is imagined, and more often than not the Fuji Rock Festival experiences at least some precipitation over the course of its three-day run. Usually, it straight-up pours at some point. Ideally, you — the smart, always-thinking-ahead punter that you are — already have a good pair of boots and a slicker ready to go. But even this prep can’t stop the rain from making your show-viewing experience a little less enjoyable.
Fuji Rock Prep: Where to Buy Camping Gear
- May 24, 2018 ● Essentials
In the run up to the festival, we always get lots of inquiries about camping gear. However, when camping at Fuji Rock, your first concern should be whether you’ve bought a camping ticket…or not. If you haven’t, you’d better get on that – Naeba is not the place to try roughing it. If you’re attending the festival from overseas and are wondering if you can pick up camping equipment in Japan, here’s a brief guide to shops in Japan catering for your needs.
5 reasons to get excited about Fuji Rock 2018
- May 18, 2018 ● Essentials, Experiences
The best music festival in the Far East, and possibly the known world, is upon us yet again my friends. So while I couldn’t possibly list all the reasons to get excited about Fuji Rock this year, let’s examine a few. READ MORE
Fuji Rock 2018 Tickets Announced
- January 8, 2018 ● Essentials
If you’re already thinking about heading to this year’s Fuji Rock Festival (July 27th-29th 2018), you may have noticed that ticketing information has been announced. If you can’t read the Japanese site and are still waiting for the English site to update, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. READ MORE
What to bring when you camp?
- July 23, 2017 ● Essentials, Experiences
As the festival is now less than a week away you should start getting your packing organized sooner rather than later. This year, like many of you, I will be braving the elements, pitching my tent and camping in the mountains of Naeba. So partially for myself, as well as the readers of this blog I decided to put together a short list of essential or commonly forgotten camping items. I’m going to exclude obvious things like your actual tent or sleeping bag, as those go without saying. The list is purposely short as I want to get the conversation started. Are these 5 items essentials for you too? What else is on your Fuji camping checklist? Read my list below then tell me what I missed. READ MORE