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Summer Splash 2011 (Sep. 3, 2011) / Artist Update

Aug 11 (Thu ), 2011

Summer Splash Weekends 2011!

Summer Splash 2011 Mountain Music Revival
When? Sep. 3, 2011
Where? Canyons Alpine Lodge, Minakami Gunma
What? Music Festival & Adventure Weekend
Summer Splash Package Tours? Yes! Jump on one of the bus tours
below that include transportation, accommodatin, activities and tickets to Summer Splash.
Part of every ticket will go to help support our friends up north. See below for details!
Entertainment? If you've been to Snow Splash or Summer Splash, you know
there will be no shortage of music and entertainment. This year we'll have some
"Splash" favorites plus a few suprises to keep everyone jumping throughout the night.
Tickets: Entrance fee will be affordable (2,000 or 1,500 yen) with part of every ticket
going to support charities supporting rebuilding efforts in Tohoku.

Artists appearing at Summer Splash 2011include...

THE DIRTY T'S (Rock 'n' Roll)

KARAMOKO CAMARA (African Percussion)

VOLGROOMA (Rock - Jam - Percussion)

W.E.T. Bandwagon (Rock - Jam - Funk)

ファイアーパフォーマンス 遊火 (Fire Performers)



And other special guests....

Bus Tours
Join one of the all-inclusive bus tours for both weekends through our friends at Tokyo Snow Club and Nippon Adventurers Club. Both groups have some great tours for the weekend that include adventures, tickets, transportation and accommodation. You can also come up on your own and stay at one of the local places to stay below.

If you are coming up to Summer Splash on your own and want to book accommodation yourself, visit our Minakami accommodation list page for information on places to stay in the area. Book early!

If you are interested in camping at Summer Splash, there are a limited amount of camping spots available outside Canyons. There is also a campground a 20-minute walk from Canyons available for 1000 yen per tent site. Toilets and other facilities and mean views of Tanigawa! Contact Canyons at info@canyons.jp for bookings.If you are interested in reserving one of these spots.

Outdoor Adventures
Contact one of the companies below for some fun outdoor adventure tours. Or you can join one of the Summer Splash Bus Tours for a package tour that includes a ticket, transportation, activities and accommodation. See below for details and book early!

Contact Kappa Club about rafting on Sept. 3-4. Book early!

Contact Canyons about canyoning or rafting on Sept. 3-4. Book early!

Contact MTB Japan about MTB tours on the Summer Splash weekend! Book early!

Contact Bungy Japan about taking the leap of faith and the special bungy festivities on Sept. 3-4 and book early!

Summer Splash Sponsors
Special thanks to our sponsors for their support!


Also check out our Event Page on Facebook!

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Photos by Lou Deikin and Shoko Kurihara