Back From The Grave’s yearly Halloween Bash is back for 2018 with 50 bands to fill two days with drinks, tunes, costumes and rock n roll debauchery galore! This year features Japanese legends the 126.96.36.199’s of Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill fame, plus Guitar Wolf, Kinoco Hotel, and two acts from overseas: Montreal’s own rockabilly human garbage disposal Bloodshot Bill and L.A. punkers Black Mambas!
The party will be happening at Shinjuku’s LOFT in Kabukicho and tickets are 3,000 if booked in advance, 3,500 on the door and two-day tickets are 5,000 yen (with a drink charge at the door). Saturday’s performances will run from 2pm – 5am and Sunday’s from, 3pm – 11pm.
The Myoko Mountain Music Festival—aka the M Festival—is Japan’s newest two-day outdoor event. Promoting world-class music, sustainability, art, and outdoor lifestyle, M Festival will bring you closer to nature! The festival takes place at Ikenotaira Ski Resort in Myoko, Niigata […]
Due to COVID-19, the annual Tower Climb has been canceled and replaced with a challenge that you can do anywhere. The Step Up Challenge involves walking 20,169 steps in honor of the 20,169 lives lost last year to suicide. Instead […]
Setagaya Hachimangu Shrine’s Autumn Festival includes the usual features of shrine festivals such as mikoshi (portable shrine) parades, with the addition of ritual sumo on a dohyo in front of the shrine. The ritual sumo—known as hōnōsumo—happens at 2pm on the first […]
Taking place over two nights, you’ve got no excuse not to see this impressive firework display in Yamashita Park. The festival starts at 11:30am and features all sorts of entertainment including a ship parade, marine rescue demonstration, a mikoshi parade and […]
If you missed your chance to visit Aomori for its world-famous Nebuta Festival, there’s a mini-version taking place in Shinagawa that’s been running since 1989. The main parade with the iconic Nebuta floats will go from 5pm-8pm. However there will be music, […]
Famous for its Azalea Festival in spring, this is Nezu Shrine’s other major yearly festival. This festival has been held continuously since the time when Tokyo was known as Edo, being one of the more well known festivals from the […]