Music and Japan fans unite at the second annual Rising Japan MusicFest

Music and Japan fans unite at the second annual Rising Japan MusicFest

Experience Japan like never before – through music, food and culture. Featuring beloved Japanese and American stars like Def Tech, Shanice, Minami, Kawago Hina & Yonaka Band and more!

Rising Japan MusicFest 2023

LA’s one-and-only Japanese music festival prepares to unite people on 7/22 (SAT) and 7/23 (SUN).

The event will be action-packed with Japanese food, music and culture, something everyone can enjoy.

Rising Japan MusicFest is an event organized and hosted by the creators of the OC JAPAN FAIR to support Japanese and Japanese-American artists and spread their love for Japanese music in the United States.

Two outdoor stages will showcase Japanese, Japanese-American and American artists.

Enjoy stand-up comedy, meet the maids from Arcane Maid Cafe, watch a dance performance, and see stars perform in person like legendary pop duo Def Tech, Shanice, the American singer-songwriter behind the hit song “I Love Your Smile,” Los Angeles-based reggae artist Iakopo, and Minami, a TikTok hit singer produced by Naoki Wada, who also produced End of the World.

Along with music, fans can enjoy shopping and a variety of Japanese food stands. Try authentic Japanese food from one of 14 vendors, including Asahi Beer, Daikokuya and Shin-Sen-Gumi.

Fans can also roam through Japan-inspired pop-up shops to browse a selection of goods and crafts. Sake testing from some of Japan’s most iconic brands will also be available.

Tickets will be sold online at RJM’s website ( and the door. VIP tickets are also available.

Dates and Time:

7/22 (SAT) 12~10 p.m.
7/23 (SUN) 12~8 p.m.

Where: Marina Green Park, 400 E Shoreline Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802

Ticket Tiers & Differences: VIP and general ticket tiers will be offered. A one-day VIP ticket includes preferred parking, one T-shirt, one sake, one Pocari Sweat bottle and one food ticket.

The general ticket price does not include food, drinks or parking. Save $10 on a one-day pass by purchasing online before July 15. Save $20 by purchasing a two-day pass.


Performers: Def Tech, Shanice, Iakopo, WST, Rihwa, Kaoru Miyazaki, EPITHYMiA, Kawago Hina & Yonaka Band, Minami, A Page Unturned, Arkta, Jules Liesl, Koz, Pepper Osaka, Ari Prado, Arcane Maid Cafe, Tsugu Itagaki (We Share Records), Sara Nanjo, Isomen Club, Ryu, Konnichiwa, Mio Ando, OSAKA SHOW GANGS, and more!

*Performers, stage content and times are subject to change without notice.



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