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 (Wed.), 2 (Thu.), 6 (Mon.), 7 (Tue.), 14 (Tue.), 17 (Fri.), 21 (Tue.), 22 (Wed.), and 28 (Tue.)

Concert Schedule


January 5 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Hakobune, Megan Alice Clune [from Sydney, Australia], and Makoto Oshiro
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Makoto Oshiro
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 11 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Kazuo Imai (objects) solo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Kazuo Imai
*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.
Takashi Masubuchi (guitar), Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass), Yuji Ishihara (snare drum), Leo Okagawa (electronics), Aoi Tagami (voice), Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax), and Yoko Ikeda (viola) play "No Joy, Sisyphe" [2019] by Zhu Wenbo and "Music for a Mixed Ensemble" [2019] by Léo Dupleix.
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.

January 15 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Akira Sakata and Rie Nakajima [from London, UK]
Admission: 2,500 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.

January 18 (Sat.) - open/start 6:00 p.m.
"Post Kuryokhin Studies: Tokyo Day 1"
Lecture by Alexey Kruglov [from Russia] and live performance by Alexey Kruglov (alto sax) and Jun Kawasaki (bass)
Admission: 2,000 yen (reservations required: torojazz2018@gmail.com)
Organizer: Jazzbrat
*Store hours on this day will be 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

January 19 (Sun.) - open/start 6:00 p.m.
"Post Kuryokhin Studies: Tokyo Day 1"
Lecture by Alexey Kruglov [from Russia] and live performance by Alexey Kruglov (alto sax), Ryuichi Yoshida (baritone sax), and Daisuke Fujiwara (tenor sax)
Admission: 2,000 yen (reservations required: torojazz2018@gmail.com)
Organizer: Jazzbrat
*Store hours on this day will be 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

January 25 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) and Takashi Masubuchi (guitar) duo, Takashi Masubuchi (guitar) and Shibatetsu (piano) duo, and Shibatetsu (piano) and Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) duo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Shibatetsu
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 26 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Kokichi Yanagisawa (guitar, objects), Tokutaro Hosoi (guitar, effects), and guest Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Kokichi Yanagisawa
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

January 27 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Sayaka Kanda (guitar, vocal) solo, Komodo Omajime [Kokichi Yanagisawa] (guitar, vocal) solo, and Tokimeki Science [suzueri] (guitar, vocal) solo
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.

Photo © Tony


Last updated: January 9, 2019

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