Originally from France but settled in the UK, Giles Peterson is a founding father of Dance Music, with a focus on Jazz, hip-hop and electronic music. STarting his acreer on pirate radio, he went on to start two influential labels – Acid Jazz and Talkin’ Loud, he was awarded an MBE in 2004, an AIM for Indie Champion and the A&R Award from the Music Producer’s Guild in 2019. He currently has three million soundcloud followers, has been a long-term host on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 6 as well as having his own online radio station called Worldwide FM.
Doors open at 6pm and tickets for those aged under 23 will be available for ¥1,000, although regular on-the-door tickets will be ¥3,800 so buying in advance will definitely save you a decent amount.
This is a chance to watch yabusame, the impressive Japanese martial art of horse-mounted archery (it’s quite difficult to hit a target from a moving horse) in Asakusa. Although the event starts at 11.45 am, it’s recommended that you get there […]
Combine your hanami with a bit of classic Tokyo style at Roppongi’s Midtown Blossom event. Held in and around the Tokyo Midtown complex and Hinoki-cho Park from mid-March to mid-April, Midtown Blossom features not only a stunning 200m-long avenue of cherry […]
The Ark Hills antique market is much classier compared to some of Tokyo’s usual fairs. In addition to the amazing finds you can usually dig up at a flea market like jewelry and home goods, you can also find stylish […]
Every year, local shoemakers gather at Tamahime Inari Shrine for the Kon-Kon Kutsu Ichi (“Shoe Festival”). In a gesture of customer appreciation, these companies sell their goods (men’s shoes, women’s shoes, sneakers, sandals, bags, belts, leather accessories and material, etc.) for […]