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)

Store hours on October 26 (Sat.) will be 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

In October and November, FTARRI will be closed on the following days:
October 1 (Tue.), 4 (Fri.), 8 (Tue.), 12 (Sat.), 15 (Tue.), 18 (Fri.), 21 (Mon.), 25 (Fri.), and 29 (Tue.)
November 1 (Fri.), 4 (Mon.), 8 (Fri.), 9 (Sat.), 10 (Sun.), 15 (Fri.), 16 (Sat.), 17 (Sun.), 21 (Thu.), 28 (Thu.), and 29 (Fri.)

FTARRI FESTIVAL 2019 (November 9, 10, 16 and 17, 2019)

Concert Schedule


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.

CANCELED DUE TO TYPHOON October 12 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Taku Sugimoto (guitar) solo
phantom: Shinichi Isohata (guitar), 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.

November 11 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Ftarri Festival 2019 - related concert"
Magnus Granberg [from Sweden] (clarinet) and Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar)
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservations, 2,500 yen at the door
Limited to 30 persons; reservations recommended
Organizer: Ftarri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

November 13 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Ftarri Festival 2019 - related concert"
Margareth Kammerer [from Berlin] (vocals, electric guitar)
Cristian Alvear (guitar) [from Santiago, Chile] and Johnny Chang [from Berlin] (violin) duo
Admission: 2,500 yen with reservations, 3,000 yen at the door
Limited to 30 persons; reservations recommended
Organizer: Ftarri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

November 18 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Ftarri Festival 2019 - related concert"
Ryoko Akama [from UK] (piano, small objects], zhao Cong [from Beijin] (mixer feedback, contact mikes, small objects), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Wakana Ikeda (flute)
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservations, 2,500 yen at the door
Limited to 30 persons; reservations recommended
Organizer: Ftarri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

November 19 (Tue.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Ftarri Festival 2019 - related concert"
Klaus Lang [from Vienna] (harmonium), Johnny Chang [from Berlin] (violin), and Samuel Dunscombe [from Berlin] (clarinet)
Admission: 2,500 yen with reservations, 3,000 yen at the door
Limited to 30 persons; reservations recommended
Organizer: Ftarri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

November 24 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Arthur Bull [from Canada] (guitar) and Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar)
Sayaka Kanda (vocals, guitar)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Hisashi Terauchi
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 4 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Gato Libre (Natsuki Tamura [trumpet], Yasuko Kaneko [trombone], and Satoko Fujii [accordion])
asinus auris (Yoko Ikeda [viola] and Chiho Suzuki [bandoneon])
Admission: 2,500 yen with reservations, 3,000 yen at the door
Organizer: Suika Music
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 6 (Fri.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Roger Turner [from UK] (percussion) and Yoshu Kamei (violin, etc.)
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservations, 2,500 yen at the door
Organizer: noise arts
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 7 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Yuko Nexus6 plays three duos with Ami Yoshida, Yuma Takeshita, and Yoko Ikeda.
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: M.I.E. Seiji 'takakahn' Takahashi + Yuko Nexus6
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 11 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Gretchen Jude [from U.S.A.] (voice) and Akaihirume (voice)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Akaihirume
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 14 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
SHIDA (Atsuko Hatano and Haruyuki Suzuki)
Admission: 2,500 yen
Organizer: SHIDA
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 21 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Kazuya Matsumoto (percussion), Wakana Ikeda (flute), and Leo Okagawa (electronics)
There are three duos by each.
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Leo Okagawa
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 22 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Black Room No. 4"
Ami Yoshida, Minoru Sato m/s, and ASUNA
Toshimaru Nakamura and Yuma Takeshita
knd and Aoyama±
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Aoyama±
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

December 28 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Mary Doumany [from Australia] (harp, etc.) 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 © Tony


Last updated: October 31, 2019

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