• Staff Writer


Los Angeles alternative rock outfit Red Hot Chili Peppers and Icelandic post-rock trio Sigur Ros were among acts named Friday to perform at the 20th anniversary of Fuji Rock Festival in July.

The lineup for the three-day festival also includes electronic duo Disclosure, math rockers Battles, singer-songwriter Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, ska legend Ernest Ranglin, Australian guitarist Courtney Barnett, breakout soul band The Internet, jazz composer Kamasi Washington and electroacoustic producer Squarepusher.

Red Hot Chili Peppers, which won international acclaim with its best-selling 1999 album “Californication,” performed at the inaugural Fuji Rock Festival in 1997.

Fuji Rock Festival will be held from July 22 to 24 at Naeba Ski Resort in Niigata Prefecture.

For more information, visit fujirock-eng.com.

In line with COVID-19 guidelines, the government is strongly requesting that residents and visitors exercise caution if they choose to visit bars, restaurants, music venues and other public spaces.

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