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VladiROCKstok '96 was the first major international music Festival in Vladivostok, Russia, taking place on September 21, 1996. The festival was founded by co-Executive Producers David Poritzky and Dan Gotham, who led a team of more than 100 Russians and international volunteers. Other partners in the event included members of the production team of Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle (USA), and Vladivostok's New Wave Radio.

Nine bands performed at the festival - including headline Russian acts DDT and Akvarium, as well as Seattle exports Goodness and the Supersuckers.

More than 7,500 fans attended the event at Vladivostok's Dynamo Stadium, overlooking the Sea of Japan.