Listen up! Some super concerts to be held in Japan!

by Stripes Japan
Stripes Japan

Editor's note: There are lots of great concerts coming up in the next several months. So get off the couch and check one out. (This was updated May 18)

Music Festivals

GreenRoom Festival
featuring Leon Bridges, Fishbone, Switchfoot, Allah-Las, Tom Misch, Corinne Bailey Rae, Tommy Guerrero and more: Yokohama, May 25 & 26, Red Brick Warehouse, Yokohama, 11,730 yen (one-day ticket), 19,000 yen (two-day ticket). For more information, visit https://greenroom.jp/ or Lawson Ticket (https://l-tike.com/concert/mevent/?mid=267788) or eplus (https://eplus.jp/sf/word/0000026970).

Summer Sonic 2019
featuring B'z, The 1975, Weezer, Rita Ora, Two Door Cinema Club, Snow Patrol, Bananarama, Grace Carter, Michael Monroe, Pale Waves, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Sam Fender, The Struts and more (Aug. 16)/ Red Hot Chili Peppers, Babymetal, Rancid, Bring Me The Horizon, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Circa Waves, Coin, The Damned, Foals, The Interrupters, The Lemon Twigs, Machine Gun Kelly, Tash Sultana, Tom Walker, Zebrahead and more (Aug. 17)/ The Chainsmokers, Zedd, Disclosure (DJ Set), Chvrches, Flume, Alan Walker, Brockhampton, FKJ, Jain, Mahalia, Neneh Cherry, Octavian, Prep, R3HAB, Sofi Tukker, The Vamps and more (Aug. 18): ZOZO Marine Stadium & Makuhari Messe, 11 a.m., 15,000 yen (one-day ticket), 39,000 yen (three-day ticket), 25,000 yen (premium one-day tickets, include special viewing area, lounge, cloak, welcome drink); For more information, visit http://www.summersonic.com/2019/english/.

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May

Jakob Bro Trio
Tokyo, May 18, 5 & 8 p.m., Cotton Club, 6,500-7,500-8,000-8,500 yen; 03-3215-1555.

Black Earth
Tokyo, May 22 & 23, 7 p.m., Shibuya Club Quattro, 8,000 yen, Creativeman 03-3499-6669; Fukuoka, May 26, 6 p.m., Fukuoka Drum Logos, 8,000 yen, Kyodo Nishi Nippon 0570-09-2424; Hiroshima, May 27, 7 p.m., Hiroshima Club Quattro, 8,000 yen, 082-542-2280.

Alfie Boe
Tokyo, May 18, 5 p.m., May 19, 2 p.m., Tokyo International Hall C, 11,000-12,000 yen; Udo 03-3402-5999 or visit Ticket Pia (http://w.pia.jp), Lawson Ticket (http://l-tike.com/) or eplus (http://eplus.jp/).

Jazz Rock Legends Vol. 1
featuring Arti & Mestieri (Furio Chirico, Gigi Venegoni, Roberto Puggioni, Lautaro Acosta and Piero Mortara), Area (Patrizio Fariselli, Walter Paoli, Marco Micheli and Claudia Tellini): Kawasaki, May 18, 5 p.m., Club Citta Kawasaki, 13,000 yen For more information, visit Ticket Pia (http://w.pia.jp), Lawson Ticket (http://l-tike.com/) or eplus (http://eplus.jp/).

Loudness
Hiroshima, May 18, 6 p.m., Blue Live Hiroshima, 7,500 yen (standing), 8,500 yen (designated seat), Yumebanchi 082-249-3571; Fukuoka, May 20, 7 p.m., Zepp Fukuoka, 8,500 yen (designated seat), 12,000 yen (1F & 2F premium designated seat), Kyodo Nishi Nippon 092-714-0159; Sendai, May 24, 7 p.m., Sendai Pit, 8,500 yen (designated seat), 12,000 yen (premium designated seat), Kyodo Tohoku 022-217-7788; Sapporo, May 26, 5 p.m., Zepp Sapporo, 8,500 yen (designated seat), 12,000 yen (premium designated seat), Music Fun 011-799-1000; Tokyo, May 31, 7 p.m., Zepp Tokyo, 8,500 yen (designated seat), 12,000 yen (premium designated seat), Creativeman 03-3499-6669.

Clean Bandit
Tokyo, May 20, 7:30 p.m., Studio Coast, 8,000 yen (1st floor, standing), 9,000 yen (2nd floor, designated seat), May 22, Zepp Tokyo, 7:30 p.m., 8,000 yen (1st floor, standing), 9,000 yen (2nd floor, designated seat); Creativeman 03-3499-6669.

Todd Rundgren
Tokyo, May 22, 7:30 p.m., Sumida Triphony Hall, 8,500-9,500 yen, Creativeman 03-3499-6669.

Tommy Emmanuel
Tokyo, May 23, 6:30 & 9 p.m., Blue Note Tokyo, 7,500 yen; 03-5485-0088, May 24, 7 p.m., Shibuya Tsutaya O-East, 8,000 yen; Creativeman 03-3499-6669.

Corinne Bailey Rae
May 23 & 24, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m., Billboard Live Tokyo, 12,800- 13,800 yen; 03-3405-1133.

Leon Bridges
Tokyo, May 24, 7:30 p.m., Liquidroom, 7,000 yen; Creativeman 03-3499-6669.

Fantastic Negrito
Tokyo, May 24, 6:30 & 9 p.m., May 25, 5 & 8 p.m., Blue Note Tokyo, 8,000 yen; 03-5485-0088.

Adeline
Tokyo, May 26, 5 & 8 p.m., May 27, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m., Blue Note Tokyo, 6,500 yen; 03-5485-0088.

Tom Misch
Tokyo, May 27, 7 p.m., Studio Coast, 6,500 yen; Creativeman 03-3499-6669.

Why Don’t We
Tokyo, May 27 & 28, 7 p.m., Zepp Tokyo, 8,500 yen (1st floor, standing), 9,500 yen (2nd floor, designated seat); Creativeman 03-3499-6669.

Vijay Iyer Trio
Tokyo, May 27, 28 & 29, 6:30 & 9 p.m., Cotton Club, 6,800-8,000-8,500-9,000 yen; 03-3215-1555.

Buck-O-Nine & Left Alone
Chiba, May 28, 6:30 p.m., Shinjuku ACB Hall, 3,000 yen; Smash 03-3444-6751.

Nick Hakim
Tokyo, May 28, 7:30 p.m., Shibuya WWW X, 5,800 yen; Smash 03-3444-6751.

John Scofield "Combo 66"
Tokyo, May 28, 29 & 30, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m., Blue Note Tokyo, 8,500 yen; 03-5485-0088.

Lauv
Tokyo, May 30, 7 p.m., Mynavi Blitz Akasaka, 6,000 - 7,000 yen; Smash 03-3444-6751.

Wouter Hamel
May 30, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m., Billboard Live Tokyo, 6,800- 7,800 yen; 03-3405-1133.

Devildriver
Tokyo, May 31, 6:30 p.m., duo Music Exchange, 7,000 yen (standing), 14,000 yen (Premium Guest Ticket), 30,000 yen (VIP Ticket), For more information, visit http://alive.mu/.

June

Joe Armon-Jones
Tokyo, Jun. 2, 4:30 & 7:30 p.m., Billboard Live Tokyo, 4,900- 5,900 yen; 03-3405-1133.

Rhapsody of Fire
Tokyo, Jun. 7, 7 p.m., Shibuya Club Quattro, 7,800 yen (adv), 8,300 yen (doors); M&I Company 03-5453-8899.

Amy Hanaiali'i
Kanagawa, Jun. 7, 7 p.m., Fujisawa Shimin Kaikan, 5,500 yen; 0466-23-2415; Chiba, Jun. 8, 5 p.m., Chiba Shimin Kaika, 5,500 yen; 043-224-2431; Tokyo (Tachikawa City), Jun. 9, 5 p.m., Tamashin RISURU Hall, 6,000 yen; 042-526-1311; Okinawa (Naha City), Jun. 16, 3:30 & 7 p.m., Sakurazaka Theater, 5,500 yen (1 performance), 6,000 yen (2 performances through ticket); 098-860-9555.

Bill Frisell Trio
Tokyo, Jun. 8 & 9, 5 & 8 p.m., Jun. 10, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m., Blue Note Tokyo, 8,500 yen; 03-5485-0088.

Lucifer
Tokyo, Jun. 10, 7 p.m., Shibuya Club Quattro, 6,000 yen; Smash 03-3444-6751.

Iceage
Tokyo, Jun. 11, 7:30 p.m., Shibuya WWW, 6,000 yen; Smash 03-3444-6751.

The Hot Sardines
Tokyo, Jun. 11, 12 & 13, 6:30 & 9 p.m., Blue Note Tokyo, 7,500 yen; 03-5485-0088.

Suffocation
Tokyo, Jun. 12, 6 p.m., duo Music Exchange, 7,500 yen, For more information, visit http://alive.mu/.

Christian Scott
Tokyo, Jun. 13, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m., Billboard Live Tokyo, 6,900- 7,900 yen; 03-3405-1133.

Tedeschi Trucks Band
Tokyo, Jun. 14, 7 p.m, Jun. 15, 5 p.m, Jun. 16, 4 p.m, Tokyo Dome City Hall, 8,800-9,800 yen; Udo 03-3402-5999 or visit Ticket Pia (http://w.pia.jp), Lawson Ticket (http://l-tike.com/) or eplus (http://eplus.jp/).

Shakatak
Tokyo, Jun. 16, 4:30 & 7:30 p.m., Jun. 17 & 18, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m., Billboard Live Tokyo, 7,500- 8,500 yen; 03-3405-1133.

Morris Day & The Time
Tokyo, Jun. 21, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m., Jun. 22 & 23, 4:30 & 7:30 p.m., Billboard Live Tokyo, 7,500- 8,500 yen; 03-3405-1133.

Fanfare Ciocarlia
Chiba, Jun. 29, 4 p.m., Funabashi Shimin Kaikan, 4,000-5,000 yen; 047-434-5555; Tokyo, Jul. 4, 7 p.m., Musashino Shimin Bunka Kaikan, 4,000-5,000 yen; Plankton 03-3498-2881.

July

The Ventures
Tokyo, Jul. 27, 4 p.m., Rune Kodaira (Kodaira Citizens Cultural Hall), 6,000 yen, Ro-On Ticket 047-365-9960; Jul. 30, 6:30 p.m., Nakano Sunplaza, 6,300-6,800 yen, Min-on Information Center 03-3226-9999; Chiba (Togane City), Jul. 31, 6:30 p.m., Togane Bunka Kaikan, 6,000 yen, 0475-55-6211; Saitama (Asaka City), Aug. 4, 3 p.m., Asaka Shimin Kaikan, 6,000 yen, M&I Company 03-6276-1144; Sapporo, Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m., Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara, 5,500-6,000 yen, Kyodo Sapporo 011-221-0144; Chiba (Narashino City), Aug. 10, 3 p.m., Narashino Bunka Hall, 6,000 yen, Ro-On Ticket 047-365-9960; Yokohama, Aug. 12, 2 p.m., Kanagawa Kenmin Hall, 5,000-6,000 yen, KM Music 045-201-9999; Hiroshima, Aug. 21, JMS Aster Plaza, 6,000 yen, Candy Promotion 082-249-8334; Tokyo, Sep. 6, 6:30 p.m., Ota Kumin Hall Aprico, 6,000 yen, M&I Company 03-6276-1144; Tokyo, Sep. 8, 4 p.m., Nakano Sunplaza, 6,800 yen, M&I Company 03-6276-1144; Saitama (Misato City), Sep. 11, 6:30 p.m., Misato Shimin Kaikan, 6,000 yen, M&I Company 03-6276-1144; For more information, visit Ticket Pia (http://w.pia.jp), Lawson Ticket (http://l-tike.com/) or eplus (http://eplus.jp/).

Jason Mraz
Tokyo, Jul. 29, 7:30 p.m., Nakano Sunplaza, 9,000-10,000-12,000 yen; Hot Stuff Promotion 03-5720-9999.

August

Lany
Tokyo, Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m., Zepp DiverCity Tokyo, 6,500 yen (standing), 7,500 yen (2nd floor, designated seat); Creativeman 03-3499-6669.

Jess Glynne
Tokyo, Aug. 9, 7 p.m., Shinkiba Studio Coast, 8,000 yen (standing); Creativeman 03-3499-6669.

Giovanni Sollima & Enrico Melozzi
Tokyo, Aug. 12, 6 p.m., Sumida Triphony Hall, 6,000 yen; Plankton 03-3498-2881 or Ticket Pia (http://w.pia.jp), Lawson Ticket (http://l-tike.com/) or eplus (http://eplus.jp/).

September

Bruce Foxton (ex-The Jam)
Tokyo, Sep. 14, 4 & 8 p.m., duo Music Exchange, 6,800 yen (Adv, Standing), 13,000 yen (Adv, 2nd Floor); For more informatio, call Alive 050-5806-7599. or visit Ticket Pia (http://w.pia.jp) or eplus (http://eplus.jp/).

October

Cast
Tokyo, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., Space Odd, 7,000 yen (standing); Creativeman 03-3499-6669.

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