BIGYUKI to Perform at Rockwood Music Hall

BIGYUKI with Randy Runyon & Smithsoneon

Tuesday, February 11 at 10:00 p.m.

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2 – 196 Allen Street (between Stanton and E. Houston Streets)

Admission: $12

To help celebrate Rockwood Music Hall’s 15the anniversary, Japanese keyboardist BIGYUKI will play original music with Randy Runyon and Smithsoneon. The artist has been tweeting about the upcoming performance.


Through BIGYUKI’s experience playing church gigs and his work with hip-hop artists like Talib Kweli and Matisyahu and numerous contributions to the long-awaited return from A Tribe Called Quest, BIGYUKI’s has fully cultivated a unique sound to a new and inspiring level.

Based in New York, Masayuki Hirano is a classically trained pianist from Tsu City, the capital of Mie Prefecture. He studied at Berklee College of Music, where his hours of self-study and experimentation led to infusing elements of jazz, classical, hip hop, soul, rock, dance, and electronica into his compositions.

A visionary musician, BIGYUKI frequently writes songs with artists such as Jean and Marcus Baylor, and he recently collaborated with J. Cole. He performed live with Grammy Award–winning pianist Robert Glasper at a special tribute to the legendary Stevie Wonder.

To learn more about BIGYUKI, please visit his website.

About Rockwood Music Hall

Established in 2005, Rockwood Music Hall has been finding the “next big thing” in music for 15 years. The venue is a hot spot for music of all genres, showcasing established and up-and-coming artists on the local and international scenes. Rockwood operates three stages and is open seven days a week. For more information, please visit Rockwood Music Hall’s website.

About the Show

Rockwood’s policy is a one-drink minimum for standing and bar stools and a two-drink minimum for patrons seated at tables. Limited seating is available on a first come, first served basis. You can purchase advance tickets online until 5:30 p.m. on the day of the show, or you can purchase any remaining tickets at the door at showtime. To purchase tickets in advance, please visit Rockwood Music Hall’s Eventbrite page.


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