Friday, 27 December 2013

New Year's Eve events 2013-2014

Planning to catch some live music or dance the night away on New Year's Eve 2013/2014? Here are some suggestions from Tokyo Gig Guide:


If you'd like to catch some indie rock bands live, shoegaze group Cruyff In The Bedroom will be performing at two gigs on the same day.

251 ALL STARS SPECIAL
LIVE: cruyff in the bedroom, Response, 安頭, wash?, aeronauts, Lamp in terren, The nonnon, Proxyon, nano sound museum, THE TEENAGE KISSERS, fifi, バイザラウンド, Large House Satisfaction, wilberry
@ Club 251, Shimokitazawa. Opens 15:00. Advance Y2300/door Y2500.


KOENJI HIGH 6th ANNIVERSARY 前夜祭

LIVE: KEYTALK, cruyff in the bedroom, Cosmo-Shiki, MIX MARKET, 1000say, PLASTIC GIRL IN CLOSET, cigarette in your bed, JUN FANTATHEATER, Kit Cat
@ High, Koenji, Opens 14:00. Advance Y2500/door Y3000.

For more live alternative rock, The Pillows will be hosting a larger scale gig at DUO.

LIVE: the pillows, TOMOVSKY, noodles, BUGY CRAXONE, シュリスペイロフ, POP CHOCOLAT
@ Duo Music Exchange, Shibuya. Opens 18:15. Advance Y3800.


For some more unusual live music, head over to one of these punk events in Koenji, Shimokitazawa or Akihabara.

LIVE: GROUNDCOVER. , FIREBIRDGASS, TERA, RUIN, BAD ATTACK, キャノンボール, 黄金狂時代 , HOW, BULL, for521, ホトトギス, the quiet, 驢馬, kyu-shoku, HOMMヨ, Fashion
@ 20000V, Koenji. Opens 15:45. Advance Y1500/door Y2000.

カラバッシュ COUNT DOWN PARTY2013→2014
LIVE AT BASEMENT BAR: THEこっけんろーるBAND, ひらくドア, Nippon-Paper-Parking, まがりかど, イエスマン, NATURAL VYBZ, DJ BASEMENT CREW &生ものガールズ
LIVE AT THREE: salsa, 撃鉄, アンダーボーイズ, BOY FROM HELL, HATENOHATE, Zews, DJ ファンクおにぃとひょっとこ (集good!!!), more
@ BASEMENT BAR & THREE, Shimokitazawa. Opens 20:30. Advance Y2500/door Y3000.

シャー クニャークス, ヤーチャイカ, worst taste & Special Magic, アーバンダンス, 「ricca」, ソコラノグループ, スライディングが普通の歩き方, ワールドバンパク, 宇宙遊泳, よみかきそろばん, papalion, 長江章文, DJ: レコード水越
@ Goodman, Akihabara. Opens 17:30. Advance/door Y1000.


The swing/ska/punk group Asakusa Jinta are holding a fun show at Tokyo Kinema Club.

浅草ジンタ (special guest: GOCOO), Katteni Shiyagare, Charan Po Rantan, WUJA BIN BIN,  DJs 矢部直 (U.F.O.) , ギュウゾウ (電撃ネットワーク)
@ Tokyo Kinema Club, Uguisudani. Opens 20:00. Advance Y4500/door Y5000.


Over in trendy Daikanyama, dance at this eclectic gig featuring live hip-hop, dubstep, house and techno DJs, and more.

UNIT/SALOON/UNICE NEW YEAR’S COUNTDOWN PARTY2013-2014
UNIT: DORIAN, GOMA meets U-zhaan, Takeshi Kubota, LUVRAW&BTB, 七尾旅人, more
SALOON: GONNO, GOTH-TRAD, HARUKA, KEIHIN, more
UNICE: COFFEE & CIGARETTES BAND, CRYSTAL , FORCE OF NATURE, KENJI TAKIMI, Kez YM
@ Unit/Saloon/Unice, Daikanyama. Opens 21:00. Door Y2000.

Live dance groups, DJs, lasers and dancers galore at this huge party out in Ageha.


BOOM BOOM SATELLITES, DJ KAORI, DJ KENTARO, MITOMI TOKOTO, RYUKYU DISKO, many more.
@ Ageha, Shin-Kiba. Opens 21:00. Advance Y4980/door Y6000.

DJ Yasutaka Nakata, producer of Perfume,Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Capsule, is headlining an electro/house party over at Club Asia, while just down the road, another countdown dance party is happening at Vision

中田ヤスタカ (CAPSULE), ☆Taku Takahashi (m-flo, block.fm), DE DE MOUSE, GOTH-TRAD, DJ DYE (THA BLUE HERB), more
@ Club Asia, Shibuya. Opens 21:00. Door Y4000.

SURKIN, CANBLASTER, SHINICHI OSAWA, DEXPISTOLS, 80KIDZ, MASATOSHI UEMURA, PUNKADELIX, more.
@ Sound Museum Vision, Shibuya. Opens 21:00. Advance Y4000/door Y5500.


A number of other dance events are happening in the Shibuya vicinity.


Takkyu Ishino, Fumiya Tanaka, Yoshinori Sunahara, Nobu, AOKI takamasa, more
@ Liquidroom, Ebisu. Opens 20:00. Door Y5000 (Y4000 before 9:30).

 Daniel Bell, AKi, Sodeyama, Satoshi Otsuki, Pi-Ge, more
@ Womb, Shibuya. Opens 21:00. Door Y5000 (Y4000 after midnight).

DJ EMMA, KEN ISHII, Special secret guest live, more.
@ Air, Daikanyama. Opens 21:00. Door Y4000 (Y3000 before 11:00).

If you want to spend new year's eve with some of Tokyo's best jazz musicians, the only place to be is Pit Inn.

Fumio Itabashi Group, Orquesta Libre, Isao Suzuki Trio, Takeshi Shibuya Orchestra, Fumio Karashima Quintet, Dairo Suga Trio
@ Pit Inn, Shinjuku. Opens 19:00. Advance Y4000.

For something completely different, over at WWW, they're holding a "Black Opera" with music, art and all sorts.

Music by: KILLER-BONG, JUBE,  BABA, Fumika Yamakawa, Atsuhiro Ito, HIKO, AyA (OOIOO), DJs Keiji Haino, Shhhhh, more

Unfortunately, Countdown Japan, the biggest new year's event, is completely sold out. You might find tickets on Yahoo Auctions.

Elephant Kashimashi, Chara x The Novembers, Polysics, Triceratops, group_inou, The Mirraz, many more.
@ Makuhari Messe. Sold out.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Justin Jewell said...

Please help me I have been trying to find the band that played at midnight in the Basement Bar on New Years.

7:17 am, January 03, 2014  
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