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.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no in-person Furusato Festival in 2021. There will be something happening online though. If you don’t have the time or money to go to those awesome but far-flung regional festivals, this is […]
Daikoku—a god of fortune—is offering up some good luck blessings to set your year off right at this traditional festival. Highlights of the festival include the following two events: On Saturday, a bone-chilling (literally) purification ceremony will be performed—”coming-of-age” participants will douse themselves […]
Note: Due to the new emergency restrictions in Tokyo, this event will now be online only. The Tokyo-based duo of Rie Takeuchi (baritone saxophone) and Gideon Juckes (tuba) present their first online concert, broadcast live from the fireside of a […]
Think second-hand kimonos, ceramics and other small trinkets. This is a good place to find stylish stuff and unusual souvenirs from Japan. Try to arrive early as both the market itself and the surrounding Yurakucho area with its many cafes […]