Ftarri

Ftarri

improvised/experimental music store and live music venue

The CD store/performance space FTARRI opened for business in Tokyo on August 6, 2012. In addition to CDs, FTARRI has unique merchandise including one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories. If you're in the area, please stop by.

Address (map)
Okano Bldg. B1 Floor, 1-4-11 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
Nearest stations: JR Suidobashi Sta. (5 min.), Toei Mita Line Suidobashi Sta. (3 min.), Tokyo Metro Marunouchi/Namboku Lines Korakuen Sta./Hongo 3-chome Sta. (8 min.)

Business hours: 4:00-8:00 p.m. (except on performance days--please check the Concert Schedule below)

In September, FTARRI will be closed on the following days:
September 3 (Tue.), 6 (Fri.), 10 (Tue.), 13 (Fri.), 17 (Tue.), 20 (Fri.), and 25 (Wed.)

Concert Schedule


September 1 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
SIDA (Atsuko Hatano and Haruyuki Suzuki)
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservation, 2,500 yen at the door
Organizer: Masahide Tokunaga
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 4 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Kenichi Matsumoto (tenor sax, soprano sax) solo and Tomoki Tai (cello) solo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Hisashi Terauchi
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 7 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax) solo, Hikaru Yamada (alto sax) solo, and nobitatosuneo (Masahide Tokunaga and Hikaru Yamada)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Masahide Tokunaga
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 8 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Velak"
Doris Pollhammer (serge modular synthesizer), Anna Lerchbaumer (electromagnetic surrounding), Andreas Zissler (electronics), and Fumiko Nakato (koto)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: AYUMU01
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 11 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Akiko Nakayama (alive painting) and Katsura Yamauchi (sax)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Katsura Yamauchi
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 14 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
suzueri (self-made instrument), Riuchi Daijo (guitar), Aoi Tagami (voice), and Hiroaki Maki (tunrtable)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Riuichi Daijo
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 18 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Seijiro Murayama solo (first set: voice and snare drum, second set: drum set)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Seijiro Murayama
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 21 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax) solo; Yoko Ikeda (viola) and Leo Okagawa (electronics) duo; Masahide Tokunaga, Yoko Ikeda, and Leo Okagawa trio
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Leo Okagawa
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 22 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Radu Malfatti and Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble"
Radu Malfatti (bass harmonica), Wakana Ikeda (flute), Yoko Ikeda (violin, viola), Masahiko Okura (clarinet), Taku Sugimoto (guitar), and Aya Naito (bassoon)
Admission: 2,500 yen with reservation, 3,000 yen at the door
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 23 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Jordan Dykstra [from U.S.A.] (viola) plays "Doremilogy" (composition by Taku Sugimoto), "Prism of Eternal Now" (composition by Jordan Dykstra), and improvisation
Guests: Taku Sugimoto (guitar) and Wakana Ikeda (flute)
Admission: 2,000 yen (same price for reserved tickets and tickets purchased at the door; however, those who reserve tickets will receive 5 times the usual number of points on their Ftarri point cards)
Organizer: Ftarri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 27 (Fri.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Stefan Thut, Radu Malfatti, Minami Saeki, and Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble"
Stefan Thut (cello), Radu Malfatti (bass harmonica), Minami Saeki (voice), Wakana Ikeda (flute), Yoko Ikeda (violin, viola), Masahiko Okura (clarinet), Taku Sugimoto (guitar), and Aya Naito (bassoon)
Admission: 2,500 yen with reservation, 3,000 yen at the door
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 28 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Radu Malfatti and Stefan Thut"
Radu Malfatti (bass harmonica) and Stefan Thut (cello)
Admission: 2,200 yen with reservation, 2,500 yen at the door
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 29 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Radu Malfatti, Stefan Thut, Taku Sugimoto, and Minami Saeki"
Radu Malfatti (bass harmonica), Stefan Thut (cello), Taku Sugimoto (guitar), and Minami Saeki (voice)
Admission: 2,200 yen with reservation, 2,500 yen at the door
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

October 2 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tomoki Tai (cello) and Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax) duo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Masahide Tokunaga
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

October 5 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"CMHK (Contemporary Musiking Hong Kong https://www.cmhk.org/ ) presents"
Larry Shuen [from Hong Kong] (computer) solo
Christophe Charles (computer) and suzueri (prepared piano, self-made instrument)
Naruki Numazawa (computer, oscillator, clock)
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservations, 2,500 yen at the door
Organizer: CMHK (Contemporary Musiking Hong Kong)
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

October 6 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tim Olive, Ken Ikeda [from London], and Carl Stone
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservations, 2,500 yen at the door
Organizer: Carl Stone
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

October 12 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"phantom"
Shinichi Isohata (guitar) solo
Shinichi Isohata, Misuzu (dance), and Naoyo Yakushi (piano) trio
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Shinichi Isohata
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

October 19 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Aquiles Hadjis (self-made electronics, electric strings) and Akaihirume (voice)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Akaihirume
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

October 23 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Yukari Misawa (hichiriki, sampler) and Ryo Yamada (piano)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Yukari Misawa
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

October 27 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tetsu Nagasawa (drums) and Yumiko Yoshimoto (guitar, daxophone)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Tetsu Nagasawa
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

October 30 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Biliana Voutchkova [from Berlin] (violin) and Yasumune Morishige (cello)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Yasumune Morishige
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

November 5 (Tue.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Mazen Kerbaj [from Berlin] (trumpet) and Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Toshimaru Nakamura
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

November 6 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Ignaz Schick [from Berlin] (turntable, electronics) and Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Toshimaru Nakamura
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Photo © Tony


Last updated: September 15, 2019

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