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 August, FTARRI will be closed on the following days:
August 2 (Wed.), 4 (Fri.), 8 (Tue.), 10 (Thu.), 15 (Tue.), 17 (Thu.), 21 (Mon.), 25 (Fri.), and 28 (Mon.)

Store hours on August 16 (Wed.) will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Concert Schedule


July 1 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax) solo, and Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax) and Kazuo Imai (guitar) duo
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.

July 2 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar), Andre van Rensburg (guitar), and Yoko Ikeda (viola)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Andre van Rensburg
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

July 5 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Nicola Hein [from Germany] (guitar), Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board), and Joshua Weitzel (shamisen) trio; and Makoto Oshiro (self-made instrument) and Chie Nagai (voice, objects) duo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Joshua Weitzel
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

July 6 (Thu.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Makoto Oshiro, Mario de Vega [from Berlin/Mexico], and Kanta Horio trio, and Yui Nakamura (voice) and Katsuyoshi Kou (electronics) duo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Makoto Oshiro
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

July 9 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Nicolas Field [from Switzerland] (drums) and Gregor Vidic [from Switzerland] (sax)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Tetuzi Akiyama
*Store hours on this day will be 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

July 15 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Nobuyoshi Ino (contrabass) and Kazuo Imai (guitar) duo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Kazuo Imai
*Store hours on this day will be 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

July 16 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masahiko Ueji (electronics) and Naoto Yamagishi (percussion)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Masahiko Ueji
*Store hours on this day will be 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

July 22 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Junji Hirose (tenor sax), Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board), and Darren Moore (drums)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Junji Hirose
*Store hours on this day will be 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

July 23 (Sun.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
Seijiro Murayama (drums) solo
Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass) and Takashi Masubuchi (guitar) duo
Yoichi Kamimura 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
All audience members will receive 1 complimentary copy of the 5th anniversary CD Ftarri after Tomorrow or Ftarri Jam.
*Store hours on this day will be 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

July 26 (Wed.) - 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
"Classical music cafe Ftarri"
Admission: 500 yen
Organizer: sei
*Store hours on this day will be 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

July 29 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Yasumune Morishige (cello), Mary Doumany (harp), and Darren Moore (drums)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Darren Moore
*Store hours on this day will be 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

July 30 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Satoko Inoue, Kenichi Kanazawa, and Hiroyuki Ura 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
All audience members will receive 1 complimentary copy of the CD Scores at Ftarri.
*Store hours on this day will be 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 5 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Naoji Kondo (baritone sax, tenor sax), Naoya Murata (turntable), Daysuke Takaoka (tuba), and Chiho Suzuki (bandoneon)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Chiho Suzuki
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 6 (Sun.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
Suzueri (piano, toy piano, self-made instruments, objcets) solo
Yoko Ikeda (violin) and Wakana Ikeda (flute) duo
Hideki Umezawa 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
All audience members will receive 1 complimentary copy of the 5th anniversary CD Ftarri after Tomorrow or Ftarri de Solos.
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

August 12 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Samuel Dunscombe [from Australia] (clarinet), Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar), and Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Samuel Dunscombe
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 13 (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)
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservations, 2,500 yen at the door
For reservations, http://suidobashichamberensemble.tumblr.com
Organizer: Wakana Ikeda
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 14 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Craig Pedersen (amplified trumpet) and Elizabeth Millar (amplified clarinet) duo
Gretchen Jude [from U.S.A.] (koto), Naoto Yamagishi (percussion), and Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax) trio
Takahiro Kawaguchi (self-made instrument), Yui Nakamura (voice), and Takashi Masubuchi (guiter) trio
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Takahiro Kawaguchi
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 19 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tumo (Yuma Takeshita [electro-bass] and Yuji Ishihara [drums]), Hiroyuki Ura (percussion), and Seijiro Murayama (composition)
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
All audience members will receive 1 complimentary copy of the 5th anniversary CD Ftarri Jam or Scores at Ftarri.
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 20 (Sun.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
ju sei (Junichiro Tanaka and sei) and mmm
Sloth (Masahiko Okura [contrabass clarinet], Hikaru Yamada [beats], Wakana Ikeda [flute], and Satoshi Kanda [computer])
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
All audience members will receive 1 complimentary copy of the 5th anniversary CD Ftarri after Tomorrow, Ftarri de Solos, Ftarri Jam, or Scores at Ftarri.
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

August 23 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) and Ryutaro Endo (guitar)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Ryutaro Endo
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 26 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Junji Hirose (tenor sax) solo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Junji HIrose
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

August 27 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Ryuichi Daijo (guitar), Akira Sotoyama (drums), and Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Ryuichi Daijo
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

September 27 (Wed.) - 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
"Classical music cafe Ftarri"
Admission: 500 yen
Organizer: sei
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.




Last updated: August 13, 2017

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