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.
From October 10th to November 8th, Shinrin Park in Saitama Prefecture will hold a light-up and illumination event called “Halloween Night in the Forest”. Walk through the park at night enjoying the Halloween-themed artworks and installations, which include: a Sogetsu-style […]
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 […]
The most famous Halloween parade in all of Japan is the Kawasaki Halloween Parade. The 24th edition of the festivities will take place online in 2020, making it a world-wide event. This year’s theme is “Cyberspace Costumes”. Note: Photos are […]
A rare opportunity to see a Noh (a live classical Japanese musical drama—the one with the masks) with a twist. Gather at Zozoji Temple on Saturday evening to see the performance unfold outdoors and illuminated by firelight. The performance itself starts at […]
The Autumn Festival at Okunitama Jinja Shrine is also called the Chestnut Festival because—you guessed it—the region is known for its top-quality chestnuts. Apparently, they were presented to the Tokugawa Clan during the Edo period because they are that good. […]
The Shinagawa Shukuba Matsuri is a festival celebrating Shinagawa’s history as the first rest stop on the Tokaido heading south. The Tokaido was Japan’s main east-west route linking Edo (Tokyo) with Kyoto during the Edo period. Basically this is a […]
If Red is your favourite color, then mark this event on your calendar. As you’ll probably know from cherry blossom in the Spring and Momiji in the Fall, the Japanese go to 110% on seasonal plant life celebration. The Red […]