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Fuji Rock 2019: The Cure, Thom Yorke and more announced


Fuji Rock Festival has revealed The Cure, Thom Yorke and more as the first wave of acts for their 2019 event.

Alongside The Cure and Radiohead’s Yorke, the likes of Chemical Brothers, Sia, Janelle Monáe and James Blake have been announced as part of the impressive line-up.

Other notable names include Death Cab For Cutie, Mitski, Gary Clark Jr., King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, American Football, Toro y Moi, Alvvays, Daniel Caesar, Khruangbin, and Stella Donnelly and more.

Fuji Rock, the annual festival held in Naeba Ski Resort, Japan, is a three-day event, combining some of the world’s most recognised artists alongside a host of Japanese musicians.

The event is by far the largest outdoor music event in Japan and last year hosted Kendrick Lamar, Vampire Weekend, N.E.R.D. and more.

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