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 April, FTARRI will be closed on the following days:
April 2 (Tue.), 5 (Fri.), 9 (Tue.), 16 (Tue.), 19 (Fri.), 23 (Tue.), and 26 (Fri.)

Concert Schedule


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.

March 8 (Fri.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board) and Naoki Nomoto (computer, modular synthesizer) duo
Akihiro Kubota (computer) and suzueri (prepared piano) duo
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.

March 9 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Wakana Ikeda (flute), Shiro Ochiai (piano), and Takashi Masubuchi (guitar)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Shiro Ochiai
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

March 10 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Daysuke Takaoka (tuba), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass) trio
Sophia Shen [from U.S.A.] (pipa) solo
Daysuke Takaoka, Yoko Ikeda, Yuma Takeshita, and Sophia Shen 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.

March 13 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Marie Takahashi (viola) and Takumi Ikeda (electronics, etc.)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Takumi Ikeda
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

March 16 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Félix-Antoine Morin [from Canada] and Chihei Hatakeyama
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Toshimaru Nakamura
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

March 17 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax) solo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Masahide Tokunaga
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

March 21 (Thu.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Riuichi Daijo (guitar) and Kanji Nakao (reeds)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Riuichi Daijo
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

March 23 (Sat.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
Guy Dubious [from UK] (reel-to-reel, tapes) solo and Leo Okagawa (electronics) solo
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Leo Okagawa
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

March 30 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Joachim Badenhorst [from Belgium] (reeds) and Sissel Vera Pettersen [from Denmark/Norway] (vocal, sax) with guest Yasumune Morishige (cello)
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.

March 31 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Hiroyuki Ura (compositions, percussion), Yoko Ikeda (viola), Haruna Higashida (sho), and Yumiko Kiyota (ryuteki, kagurabue, komabue)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Hiroyuki Ura
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 6 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Improvisation"
Taku Sugimoto (guitar), Minami Saeki (voice), and Vincent Laju [from France] (cello)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 7 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Compositions"
Taku Sugimoto (guitar), Minami Saeki (voice), and Vincent Laju [from France] (cello)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 11 (Thu.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Talibam! [from New York] (Matt Mottel [keytar] and Kevin Shea [nord electronic drum pad]); Shohei Amimori (synthesizer) and Minoru Hatanaka (electric guitar) duo; and Hideki Umezawa (electronics), Yoichi Kamimura (field recordings), and Makoto Oshiro (self-made instrument) trio
Admission: 2,000 yen (Reservations required)
Organizer: Yoichi Kamimura
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 13 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Yoko Arai (piano), Riuichi Daijo (guitar), and Naoto Yamagishi (percussion)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Yoko Arai
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 14 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax), Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar), and Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board)
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.

April 17 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Konus Quartett [from Switzerland] (Fabio Oehrli [sax], Jonas Tschanz [sax], Christian Kobi [sax], and Stefan Rolli [sax]) and Tomas Korber
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
Organizer: Wakana Ikeda
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 20 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Celer solo, and Straytone (modular synthesizer) and Yuma Takeshita (electro-bass) 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.

April 21 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Seshen [from Norway/Japan] (voice, movement) and Ben Gerstein [from U.S.A.] (trombone)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Tatsuya Ikeda
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 24 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Taku Sugimoto (guitar) and Takashi Masubuchi (guitar)
Admission: 1,500 yen
Organizer: Takashi Masubuchi
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 27 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Satoshi Kanda and Takahiro Kawaguchi duo, Makoto Oshiro solo, and Yuma Takeshita and Aoyama± duo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Aoyama±
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 28 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Tengal [from the Philippines] (electronics) solo, and Yoko Ikeda (violin, viola) and suzueri (self-made instrument, prepared piano) duo
Admission: 1,500 yen with reservations, and 2,000 yen at the door
Organizer: suzueri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 29 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Shuichi Chino (piano) and Yasumune Morishige (cello) duo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Shuichi Chino
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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 Parletta [from Italy] and hosomi duo, Chiho Oka solo, and Satoshi Kanda, 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.
Masahito 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 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 and Ami Yoshida
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 (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 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.

Photo © Tatsuya Ikeda


Last updated: April 8, 2019

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