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 May, FTARRI will be closed on the following days:
May 1 (Wed.), 8 (Wed.), 10 (Fri.), 14 (Tue.), 17 (Fri.), 21 (Tue.), 24 (Fri.), and 28 (Tue.)

Concert Schedule


May 2 (Thu.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Hikaru Yamada (alto sax) and Kota Sakamoto (tuba) duo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Hikaru Yamada
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

May 5 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Fabio Perletta [from Italy] and hosomi duo, Chiho Oka solo, and knd, Satoshi Yasiro, and suzukiiiiiiiiii trio
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Makoto Oshiro
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

May 6 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax), Takashi Masubuchi (guitar), and Kazuya Matsumoto (percussion)
Admission: 1,500 yen (same price for reserved tickets and tickets purchased at the door; however, those who reserve tickets will receive 8 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.

May 11 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Riuichi Daijo (guitar) and Kanji Nakao (reeds) duo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Riuichi Daijo
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

May 12 (Sun.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
YukoNexus6, Ami Yoshida, Yuma Takeshita, Kaerusan (a.k.a. Hiromichi Hosoma), and Kiichi Tachikawa
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: YukoNexus6
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

May 15 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Ondrej Zajac [from Slovakia] (guitar), Tadahiko Yokogawa (violin, computer), SAWADA (snare drum), and Yumiko Yoshimoto (guitar, daxophone)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Yumiko Yoshimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

May 18 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tom White [from UK] (reel-to-reel, electronics) solo, Leo Okagawa (electronics) solo, and Tom White and Leo Okagawa duo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Leo Okagawa
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

May 22 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Hiroyuki Ura (percussion), Hiroshi Kato (electronics), Hikaru Yamada (alto sax), and Aoi Tagami (voice)
Admission: 1,500 yen (same price for reserved tickets and tickets purchased at the door; however, those who reserve tickets will receive 8 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.

May 25 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tomoki Tai (cello) and Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) duo
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.

May 26 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Carl Stone (laptop) and Hirume Akai (vocal, synthesizer) duo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Hirume Akai
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

May 29 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Anemochore [from Switzerland] (Sebastian Strinning [tenor sax, bass clarinet], Frantz Loriot [viola], Daniel Studer [contrabass], Benjamin Brodbeck [drums]), and Hirume Akai (voice) and Yasumune Morishige (cello) duo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Yasumune Morishige
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

June 1 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Yoko Ikeda (violin, viola) and suzueri (self-made instrument, prepared piano) duo
Julia Santoli [from U.S.A.] (voice, electronics) solo
Julia Santoli, Yoko Ikeda, and suzueri trio
Admission: 1,500 yen with reservations, 2,000 yen at the door
Organizer: suzueri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

June 2 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Chase Gardner [from U.S.A.] (voice, recorder, iPod shuffle, headphone) solo
Minuscule Things (Kiichi Tachikawa and Ami Yoshida)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Chase Gardner
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

June 5 (Wed.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
Alexandra Spence [from Australia] (electronics) solo
Kokichi Yanagisawa (guitar) solo
Yumiko Kiyota (ryuteki, kagurabue) solo
Aoyama± (catabolized guitar) solo
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. - 7:00 p.m.

June 8 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Martín Escalante [from U.S.A.] (alto sax) solo
Riuichi Daijo (guitar) and Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass) duo
Martín Escalante, Riuichi Daijo, and Yuma Takeshita trio
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.

June 9 (Sun.) - open/start 6:00 p.m.
"Post Kuryokhin Studies 2019"
Dscussion: Masami Suzuki, Kei Nakano, Hikaru Yamada, and Toyoki Okajima
Live performance: Hikaru Yamada (alto sax)
Admission: 1,500 yen (reservations required: torojazz2018@gmail.com)
Organizer: Jazzbrat
*Store hours on this day will be 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

June 15 (Sat.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
Daniel Voigt [from Germany] (tapes) solo
Takahiro Kawaguchi (objects) solo
Leo Okagawa (electronics) solo
Daniel Voigt, Takahiro Kawaguchi, and Leo Okagawa trio
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Leo Okagawa
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

June 18 (Tue.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Min-Yen Terry Hsieh [from Taiwan] (alto sax) solo
Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Yuko Yabe (piano) trio
Min-Yen Terry Hsieh, Tetuzi Akiyama, Yoko Ikeda, and Yuko Yabe quartet
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.

June 22 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
ju sei (Junichiro Tanaka [guitar, etc.] and sei [vocal]) with guests Masahiko Okura (clarinet) and Utah Kawasaki (electronics)
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.

June 23 (Sun.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
"Segments Workshop"
Kazushige Kinoshita (lecturer)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Office Segments
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

June 29 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Electric Powered Music Concert"
Masamichi Kinoshita (junk electronics), Tomoki Tai (self-made electric devices), and Takumi Ikeda (computer, etc.)
Guest: Takashi Miyamoto (VJ)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Masamichi Kinoshita
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

June 30 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"East meets West Vol. 20"
Sindre Bjerga [from Norway] and Håkon Lie [from Norway] duo
Naoyasu Takahashi (bass) and Satoshi Yamashita (turntable) duo
Nuetama (Tamayurakurage [electronics, percussion] and Tamayurahitode [vocal, biwa])
Admission: 1,000 yen
Organizer: Tamayurakurage
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Photo © Tatsuya Ikeda


Last updated: May 19, 2019

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