An American rock band fronted by Jack White of the White Stripes fame, The Raconteurs have been creating their unique sounds since 2006. Their first album, Broken Boy Soldiers included Steady as She Goes and the second album Consiler’s of the Lonely was known for Salute Your Solution and Many Shades of Black. Help Us Stranger, their third album is due out in June 2019.
Doors open at 6pm and the show will begin at 7pm. Unusually, this gig is a phone-free event, so when you enter, you will place your phone in a secure Yondr pouch. You keep hold of it for the evening, and if you want to use it you can go out to the phone zones on the concourse or in the lobby.
Approximately 3,500 fireworks will be launched at Hachioji Shimin Kyujo Ballpark, Fujimori Park. While the show is quite a small one, you can expect a good variety of explosions. It’s a 15-minute walk from Nishi-Hachioji Station on the JR Chuo Line […]
Late July sees the annual Shinjuku Eisa Festival. Eisa is a traditional dance originating in the Okinawan islands. The traditional costumes, dancing and drumming are quite different to what you’re likely to see in other festivals in Japan. The organizers are only expecting […]
This is the biggest summer festival of the year in the trendy neighborhood of Kagurazaka. The first two days of the festival (Wed-Thu) consist of a Hozugi Market (the seeds of the winter cherry are sold for ceremonial purposes at […]
One of central Tokyo’s biggest but least-known ‘Bon’ dance festivals. The area around the bus rotary on the west side of JR Ebisu Station is transformed into a giant yukata-clad dance circle around the lantern strewn yagura at the center. […]