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J-POP Summit returns with a familiar face for 2016


Pop princess Kyary Pamyu Pamyu posed for Style Wylde during her 2013 visit/Image: Cynthia Anderson for Style Wylde

Fans of Japanese music and Harajuku style rejoice! The preliminary music line-up for the J-Pop Summit festival has been announced, and it includes global superstar and SF fan favorite Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. (Check out our exclusive interview with her here.)  Advanced tickets for the event, which have been affordably priced this year at only $25 for a single day/ $40 for a two day pass, go on sale this Friday May 6th. (Full details at www.J-POP.com/Tickets.

In addition to Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, who will open the festival with a special concert at the Regency Ballroom, the following acts are on the preliminary music schedule. 

WORLD ORDER - An electronic dance group

Silent Siren - An all-female pop rock band

Wednesday Campanella - A  pop house unit

GARNiDELiA - An ani-pop duo

For more information on all the bands, be sure to check out the official J-Pop Summit Festival homepage; and for a peek behind-the-scenes at the J-Pop Summit festival concert last year, check out the exclusive Style Wylde photo feature here