Hello Everyone! We”re going to be sharing information on upcoming Tune in Tokyo events and the Jpop, Jrock and global pop scene a couple of times a week. We”re thrilled to be contributing to Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi, and are getting ready for a busy August and September! Our next event is Sakura Bomb at 2nd Street Jazz!

Jrock returns to Little Tokyo during Nisei Week with our band showcase featuring a great lineup of Japanese-flavored rock, punk, and electro! The event will be headlined by LA”s own Lemon Drop Kick, a heavy-hitting hybrid of American and Jrock sound, fronted by Japanese singer Miyako! They”ll be joined by eclectic band Keshiki, straight from Japan, along with American J-Pop singing sensation and AX Idol winner Stephanie Yanez, and Indie-Electro act Nightmares for Robots, at Little Tokyo”s premiere destination for live music!

Lemon Drop Kick
Lemon Drop Kick

Sakura Bomb runs from 8 PM – 2 AM, ages 18 will be admitted. There is a $10 cover (this includes a drink ticket worth $5 at the bar, ID policy will be strictly enforced. Sodas and non-alcoholic drinks are available). 2nd Street Jazz is located at 366 E 2nd Street, Los Angeles, California (corner of 2nd and Central in Little Tokyo). There is plenty parking available, but please make sure to check garage hours and street parking signs.

Keshiki
Keshiki

We”re shifting gears on Friday September 3rd with our K-Pop Meet-Up! We”re thrilled that the SM Town 2010 Tour is coming to Staples Center, and to celebrate, we”re throwing our own unofficial pre-party at I Love Boba the night before! DJs Tora, Leett, Del, and yours truly will be spinning Korean and Global Pop from 9 pm – 1 am. There is no cover, but be sure to patronize the shop with a drink purchase. You won”t be disappointed! I Love Boba has the best boba in Koreantown! It”s located at 534 S Western, Los Angeles, CA 90020. If you”re going to be in town for the show, feel free to stop This experiment was designed to investigate the effect of pretreatment with buy-detox.com and alcohol on buy-detox.com pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. by! We might even sneak in a little Jpop!

The next night, September 4th, we”ll all be going to see SM Town, featuring Super Junior, Girls Generation, f(x), SHINee, BoA, and more! It”s already been a great year for K-Pop in Los Angeles, with appearances by Wonder Girls, 2PM, and everyone online casino at the Korea Times Festival last May, including Kara, B2ST, and Lessang. We can”t wait to see all the awesome SM Entertainment artists appearing at Staples Center this September. Hope to see you there!

The weekend comes to a close with another cool global pop event on Sunday, September 5th. Our friends at Tokyo Style present DJ Suzuki Ami, and DJ Mayumi, spinning at club Vanguard in Hollywood! Join these very special guests from Japan for a night of pumping electronic beats. There will also be a fashion show! Pre-Sale tickets are available online.

Tokyo Style 2010

DJ Del and I will be spinning the next weekend, on Saturday September 11th, at the opening night reception for Sweet Streets 2 at Gallery Nucleus! We”ll be presenting the new Sweet Streets compilation, and will be dropping our own Tune in Tokyo set later in the evening. Art & Shopgirl fashion show by 6%dokidoki (who”ll also be joining us behind the decks!). Makeup by Sugarpill. This night of Japanese music and fashion is not to be missed! Nucleus is located at 210 East Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801.

Sweet Streets II

Thanks for checking out our update. I”ll be back later in the week with more news on Tune in Tokyo events and the Japanese and global pop scene in Los Angeles!

Greg Hignight
DJ and Founder, Tune in Tokyo


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