Music festivals

Sunset Live

Imagine sitting on a sandy beach, cool waves lapping at your feet and the sun warming your shoulders. You take a sip of rum and coke as the live music from a few feet away washes over you. Close by, bikini and short-clad people are nibbling on jerk chicken as they amble down a palm …

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Isla de Salsa

Isla de Salsa is the biggest salsa event in Fukuoka City, featuring world-class salsa bands and domestic artists. For more information, visit:

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AGAINST: Fukuoka Extreme Music Festival

Against is a music festival where you can enjoy exciting performances by local and international avant-garde and experimental musicians. It has been held annually around autumn and winter since 2008. See below for coverage and descriptions on past years’ festivals: Against 2016: Extreme Music Festival (Fukuoka Now)  Against 2016 Pamphlet and Details in Japanese Against …

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