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 January, FTARRI will be closed on the following days:
January 1 (Tue.), 2 (Wed.), 8 (Tue.), 11 (Fri.), 18 (Fri.), 22 (Tue.), 25, (Fri.), and 29 (Tue.)

Concert Schedule


December 1 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tintin Patrone [from Germany] (trombone, etc.), Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass), and suzueri (prepared piano, self-made instruments)
Admission: 1,500 yen with reservations, 2,000 yen at the door
Organizer: Yuma Takeshita and suzueri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 2 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Taku Sugimoto (guitar) solo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 8 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Leo Okagawa (electronics) solo, Joe Fujinoki (synthesizer) solo, and Straytone (synthesizer) solo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Straytone
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 9 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Rough Cave (Oliver Roth [from Switzerland] (modular analogue synthesizer) and Beat Keller [from Switzerland] (feedbacker electric guitar)), and Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) solo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Tetuzi Akiyama
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 15 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Darren Moore [from Singapore] (drums), Junji Hirose (tenor sax), and Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Darren Moore
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 16 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Ken Ikeda, Toshimaru Nakamura, and Tomoyoshi Date trio
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Tomoyoshi Date
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 19 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Udo Moll [from Germany] (modular synthesizer, trumpet) and Takefumi Kobayashi (drums) duo, and Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Makoto Oshiro (self-made instrument) 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.

December 22 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Porta Chiusa (Hans Koch [from Switzerland] (clarinet), Michael Thieke [from Germany] (clarinet), and Paed Conca [from Lebanon] (clarinet)), Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board), and Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Porta Chiusa
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 23 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Ken Ikeda [from UK/Japan] and Takahiro Kawaguchi duo, and Chihei Hatakeyama 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. - 7:30 p.m.

December 24 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Taku Sugimoto (guitar) and Minami Saeki (vocal) duo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 28 (Fri.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Porta Chiusa (Hans Koch [from Switzerland] (clarinet), Michael Thieke [from Germany] (clarinet), and Paed Conca [from Lebanon] (clarinet)), 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.

December 29 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Takashi Tsuda (guitar) solo and Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax) solo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Hisashi Terauchi
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 30 (Sun.) - open 6:30 p.m., concert start 7:00 p.m.
Junji Hirose (tenor sax), Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board), Daysuke Takaoka (tuba), Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass), Yuji Ishihara (drums), Kayu Nakada (bug synthesizer), mizutama, and Tadashi Yonago
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Yuma Takeshita
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

December 31 (Mon.) - open 3:30 p.m., concert start 4:00 p.m.
Hideki Umezawa, Kokichi Yanagisawa, Nobuhiko Hayashi, Yoichi Kamimura, Yoko Ikeda, and Shibatetsu each play one (or more) of his/her own compositions
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 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

January 3 (Thu.) - open 3:30 p.m., concert start 4:00 p.m.
Takuma Kuragaki, Takumi Ikeda, Ai Watanabe, Samuel Dunscombe [from Australia], and Taku Sugimoto each play one (or more) of his/her own compositions
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 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

January 4 (Fri.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
hikaru yamada and the librarians, and Hikiru Yamada (alto sax) and Masahiko Okura (alto sax)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Hikaru Yamada
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 5 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Hiroyuki Ura, Satoshi Kanda, Minami Saeki, and Biki play compositions by Hiroyuki Ura
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Hiroyuki Ura
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 6 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tomoya Matsuura and Leo Okagawa each play two solos
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.

January 9 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Yasumune Morishige (cello), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Takashi Masubuchi (guitar)
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.

January 12 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Riuichi Daijo (guitar), Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass), and Aoyama±(catabolized guitar)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Aoyama±
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 13 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Riuichi Daijo (guitar) and Kanji Nakao
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Riuichi Daijo
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 16 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Minami Saeki (vocal) solo and Yoko Ikeda (violin, viola) solo
Yoko Ikeda plays compositions by Taku Sugimoto
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 19 (Sat.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
Electric Seagull [Hiroyasu Izumori and Keigo Bigpapa Sano] (modular synthesizer and electric violin)
Yoko Ueno (voice, electronics)
TONGÄNGER [Jakob Draminsky and SAWADA] (electroacoustic melodion and snare drum)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: SAWADA
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

January 20 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble: Yoko Ikeda (viola), Wakana Ikeda (flute), Masahiko Okura (clarinet), Taku Sugimoto (guitar), and Aya Naito (bassoon)
Guests: Léo Dupleix and Hiroyuki Ura
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservations, 2,500 yen at the door
Organizer: Wakana Ikeda
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 23 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Manuke Trio: Léo Dupleix (laptop, objects, sine waves), Minami Saeki (voice), and Taku Sugimoto (guitar)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 24 (Thu.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Samuel Dunscombe [from Australia] (clarinet), Michiko Ogawa [from Australia/Japan] (clarinet), and Taku Sugimoto (guitar)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Samuel Dunscombe
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 26 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Javier Areal Vélez [from Argentina] (guitar), Chiho Suzuki (bandoneon), Michio Karimata (flute, sax, voice, etc.), and Yumiko Yoshimoto (guitar, daxophone)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Yumiko Yoshimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 2 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tomoki Tai (cello) and Masamichi Kinoshita (piano)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Masamichi Kinoshita
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 3 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Rie Nakajima [from UK/Japan] and Makoto Oshiro (self-made instrument)
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.

February 5 (Tue.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Martin Taxt [from Norway] (tuba), Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board), and Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Toshimaru Nakamura
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 9 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Les Trois Poires"
tamaru (bass guitar), Takashi Tsuda (guitar), and Kazuya Matsumoto (percussion)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Takashi Tsuda
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 10 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Hiroyuki Ura (drum) solo
Seijiro Murayama [from France/Japan] (drum) and Utah Kawasaki (synthesizer) duo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Seijiro Murayama
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 11 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Suzueri (piano, self-made instruments, etc.) solo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Suzueri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 13 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masaaki Kikuchi (contrabass), Hiroki Chiba (contrabass), Takumi Matsumura (flute), and Itoken (drums)
they live (Masahiko Okura [kontrabass clarinet] and Taku Unami [computer])
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Masahiko Okura
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 16 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Junji Hirose (tenor sax) and Kazuo Imai (guitar) duo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Junji Hirose
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 17 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
ZINKandSILENTLISTEN [from Berlin] (Stefan Schultze [piano, electronics] and Claudio Puntin [clarinet, electronics]), Takumi Ikeda (electronics), Takefumi Kobayashi (drums), and Noriaki Mori (sax)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Noriaki Mori
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

March 2 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Akai Hirume (voice) 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.

Photo © Tatsuya Ikeda


Last updated: January 17, 2018

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