Japan Music Junction
Saturday, March 31 at 5:00 p.m. (doors open at 4:00 p.m.)
BentOn Cafe – 123 William Street (between John and Fulton Streets)
Admission: Free (minimum one food order per person required)
Supported by JAPAN Fes., local entertainment personalities Kohei and TiA will host Japan Music Junction, a showcase of Japanese singers and music at BentOn Cafe’s FiDi location.
Witness the power and energy of Takarabune, a Japanese musical and dance troupe specializing in the traditional dance known as Awaodori. Watch this YouTube video of Takarabune performing on the main stage at the Japan Expo 2015 in Paris.
Also performing are the international dance group DREAMER; Global Entertainer Mack with soprano Manami Aoki and jazz guitarist Nobuki Takamen; singer Kirrie, who was a finalist in the Miss Universe Japan Osaka contest; R&B and HipHop artist Eimi, featuring R-Naby and DJ Kaz Sakuma; and jazz singer Nozomi with Izumikana.
Japanese recording artist TiA, best known for her song “Ryuusei,” one of the ending themes of the popular anime Naruto, will co-host with Kohei, a singer from Tokyo who is the official emcee of JAPAN Fes.
It’ll be a full evening of entertainment!
Admission is free with the purchase of either one bento from BentOn or ramen from Menya Jiro.
For more information, please visit Japan Music Junction’s Facebook even page.