We’re kicking off 2012 at SHIBUYA LOVERS NIGHT presented by Shock Box Entertainment and hosted by Kimimela Gals on Saturday 2/11! We’ll be spinning from 9 PM - 1 AM at this special Valentine event in Koreatown, dropping J-Pop, K-Pop + Global Dance & Indie! Pink, Black and Red attire suggested. There is a $10 cover (includes $5 drink/meal ticket), all ages! This is going to be fun—a night of sexy & stylish Shibuya Gal Glam + J-Pop & K-Pop at the gorgeous new bar at the Garden Suite Hotel in Ktown. Look forward to seeing everyone there!
2012 is shaping up to be a big year for K-Pop! This week, look for Girls Generation on US TV, appearing on The Late Show with David Letterman! Then on February 2nd, the WONDER GIRLS movie debuts on TeenNick! Upcoming K-Pop concerts include F.T. Island and CNBLUE at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on March 9th, and the Korea Times Music Festival at the Hollywood Bowl on April 28th! Join Tune in Tokyo at our monthly events around LA to hear the latest in Korean and Global Pop, and stay tuned to our blog for news on the Hallyu (Korean Wave) in the U.S.!
Experience Japan’s street fashion capital with a night of Valentine fun and the best in Japanese rock & pop, featuring special guests May J. and Joe Inoue of NHK World’s “J-MELO”! The hosts of the Japanese music show, made entirely in English for global audiences, will join TUNE IN TOKYO at Royal/T for a fan meet & greet, and special live performances!
There will also be Valentine-themed games, Lolita clothing and accessories vendors, a Lolita Fashion Show spotlighting new and classic looks for 2012, J-Pop from the Tune in Tokyo DJs, a photo booth by Ben Chan, and as always, Royal/T’s maid cafe will be open until 10:30 PM, serving High Tea and tasty Asian-Fusion cuisine!
Participating vendors include Chubby Bunny, Kawaii Carnival, MugiBunny, Twinkle Wish, Holley Tea Time, Oboro Charms, Amber and Topaz, and Cat Nap Caps!
Staff recruiters from Anime Expo 2012 will also be in attendance! If you’ve ever considered working with AX, they’ll be available to answer all your questions! Be sure to stop by their table for information on this year’s convention.
Admission to Tune in Tokyo is $10, all ages admitted. The event runs from 8 PM - 12 AM.
Join Tune in Tokyo, and May J. and Joe Inoue of J-MELO for HARAJUKU HOLIDAY, an evening of Lolita Fashion & J-Pop at LA’s only true Akihabara-style Maid Cafe, Royal/T!
Visit the offical Facebook Event Page for HARAJUKU HOLIDAY.
Our colleagues at TOKYO COLLABORATION present “PARTY ROCK THURSDAY” at The Avalon in Hollywood on 2/23! If you’ve never been there, its a great time to check out the best, most lavish venue in Hollywood, with an amazing, state-of-the-art sound system. Tokyo Collaboration always puts on fantastic events! Hope to see everyone there!
Then, on Friday, March 2nd, Tune in Tokyo presents SAKURA BOMB 7, an Indie and Jrock live showcase featuring Apocalipstick, HEAT featuring Justin Kaehler (Lemon Drop Kick), LuCiD, and Psycho Bando! We’ll also be joined by original Tune in Tokyo DJ YUKI behind the decks!
SAKURA BOMB 7 runs from 9:00 PM - 2 AM, and is ages 18+ (ID required). There is a $10 cover charge, which includes a $5 drink ticket. 2nd Street Jazz is located at 366 E 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (at the corner of 2nd and Central in Little Tokyo).
Visit the official Facebook Event Page for SAKURA BOMB 7. Tune in Tokyo presents the best in Japanese and Asian-American rock! Don’t miss our latest live showcase at the coolest venue in Little Tokyo, 2nd Street Jazz, on Friday March 2nd!
Our new live showcase, OSAKA ROCK STATION, launches on Friday, March 23rd at Royal/T! Details coming soon!
Tune in Tokyo is getting 2012 started with the best in J-POP and K-POP in Los Angeles! Join us at Royal/T, 2nd Street Jazz and The Garden Suite Hotel for cutting-edge Asian + global music & fashion, featuring DJ Tora, DJ Del, DJ Ally (and me)! Look forward to seeing everyone this spring! More information is available at our official website!
Event Director and DJ, Tune in Tokyo