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Concerts and Trade Mission in Japan

By Pål Dimmen Posted: 13. Nov, 2016

Vreid plays Japan this week.

Large Norwegian presence in Japan this week.

This week several Norwegian industry players and artists travel to Japan to participate in the Hokuo Music Fest in Tokyo and/or to play concerts in one of the world’s largest music markets.

Representatives from Norwegian companies Propeller Recordings, Artist Vision, Chrome Hill, Indianer Management, KID Management and Consulting, Miss Fixit Agency and Music Norway will take part in the Trade Mission part of Hokuo, which includes a trade day and music seminars from November 17-18 in Tokyo.

During this week, there will also be a variety of Norwegian concerts in Japan:

Chrome Hill
Chrome Hill trio, feat. Noritaka Tanaka on drums, is soon arriving Tokyo and Hokuo Music Fest. Chrome Hill is playing two shows in Japan, one of them a special Norwegian showcase during Hokuo Music Festival @ ØL in Shibuya on Nov 17th.

16.11. Jazzspot Candy, Chiba
17.11. Shibuya, Tokyo

Chrome Hill (Foto: João Belém)

Norwegian Black Metal Fest with Vreid/Keep of Kalessin/Solefald
A unique opportinity to experience three of the best Norwegian metal bands on one stage!

13.11. Chelsea Hotel – Tokyo
14.11. Apollo Base – Nagoya
15.11. Live House Soma – Osaka
16.11. Club Seata – Tokyo

Keep of Kalessin

Solefald (Foto: Jørn Veberg)

Karl Seglem
World-renowned saxophonist Karl Seglem is playing several shows in Japan and two nights in Tokyo at Pit Inn.

19.11. Pit Inn – Tokyo
20.11. Pit inn – Tokyo
21.11. Nardis – Kashiwa
22.11. Airegin – Yokohama
23.11. La Sone – Jyoetsu
24.11. Jazz Flash – Niigata
25.11. Mokkiriya – Kanazawa

Karl Seglem (Foto: Geir Birkeland)

In addition, a Nordic song camp will take place, where Norwegian songwriter Hilde Wahl will participate.


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