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'2014 J-POP SUMMIT' presents dazzling line-up of music acts and artists
'The 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival', San Francisco's annual celebration of Japanese pop culture, music, fashion and film, is proud to announce a line-up of artists and live bands set to perform during this year's event.
"POP Is Our Tradition" is the theme for 2014, and this year's festivities will be highlighted by the appearance of a unique array of top Japanese pop, rock, and Kawaii acts.
'The 2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival' will be held in San Francisco's historic Japantown district on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20th. FREE live concert sets by some of Japan's hottest pop and rock acts will take place throughout both days on the Pagoda Main Stage in Japantown's Peace Plaza as well as at a special open-air live concert, "J-POP LIVE AT UNION SQUARE", in the city's downtown Union Square on the evening of Saturday, July 19.
Headliners scheduled to perform this year include pop/rock/anime singer May'n, the popular idol group Tokyo Girls' Style, who make their first-ever U.S. appearance at J-POP SUMMIT, the return of the amazing beat box vocal skills of DAICHI, a special musical performance by Harajuku fashion model/singer Una, the U.S. debut of the kimono cosplay duo YANAKIKU, and the hard rocking sounds of J-rock bands Pinky Doodle Poodle, and the all-girl punk rock trio, The Akabane Vulgars on Strong Bypass.
Details and specific set times will be posted on the official '2014 J-POP SUMMIT Festival' website at: www.J-POP.com.
The annual J-POP SUMMIT is FREE to attend (although certain activities will require a modest admission fee) and has become one of the largest events in the United States dedicated to showcasing the many sides of Japanese pop culture and fandom. Attendance in 2013 exceeded 80,000 people.
Stay tuned for additional J-POP SUMMIT Guest of Honor, programming, and event announcements!
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