Tune in Tokyo’s 2nd Anniversary Jrock Live
LOS ANGELES, CA (October 7th, 2010)—Tune in Tokyo announces its 2nd Anniversary Jrock Live event on Thursday, October 28th, featuring Mari Iijima, Dig Jelly, Stephanie Yanez and Po Lo, Do Not Feed the DJ, and Asuka & Alee! Join us for our celebration of two years of Japanese rock and global pop at the best live venue in Little Tokyo!
Our exciting lineup features singer-songwriter and legendary seiyū Mari Iijima, LA-based hard rock band Dig Jelly, anime and pop singer Stephanie Yanez, Japanese guitar virtuoso Po Lo of NIRF, Indie-Electro artist Do Not Feed the DJ, and Indie duo Asuka & Alee! The Tune in Tokyo DJs will also be on hand to keep the dance floor going through the evening.
We’ll also have great giveaways sponsored by Gloomth clothing and JapanFiles.com!
Admission is $10 (includes $5 drink ticket). 18+ will be admitted with ID. The event runs from 9 PM – 1:30 AM. 2nd Street Jazz is located at 366 E 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (corner of 2nd and Central).
Celebrate the second anniversary of LA’s first and only monthly J-Pop and J-Rock club event on October 28th! We look forward to seeing everyone there!
About Tune In Tokyo
Tune in Tokyo was created to stage club events where fans of Japanese, Korean, and global pop and street fashion can meet and celebrate their interests. Tune in Tokyo also serves as platform for Japanese and Asian music events including live shows, launch parties, record releases, and more. For more information about Tune In Tokyo, please visit http://www.myspace.com/tuneintokyoclub.
About Mari Iijima
Mari Iijima is an accomplished singer and songwriter who has released numerous top 10 albums through Victor Entertainment Japan and Warner Music Japan. She wrote all of the music for her critically acclaimed debut album “Rosé”, which was produced by renowned composer Ryuichi Sakamoto. In recent years Mari played Lynn Minmay in the ADV adaptation of the animated series “Super Dimension Fortress Macross”, making her the first actor to voice the same character in both English and Japanese. For more information visit: http://www.marimusic.com.
About Dig Jelly
Dig Jelly, fronted by female Rock ‘n’ Roll wild child Rayko, has been described as “Energetic, hook-driven, mind-blowingly, in-your-face modern rock with a lethal dose of pop.” Featuring the alluring Japanese-born singer-songwriter/guitarist/pianist on lead vocals and piano who one critic acclaims, “Possesses the pipes to belt it out and scream with the best of them,” Dig Jelly are ready to take the world by storm with the release of Predicate! For more information, please visit http://www.digjelly.com or http://www.myspace.com/digjelly.
About Stephanie Yanez
Stephanie Yanez is an American Jpop artist with a Harajuku soul. She started her professional career after winning AX Idol at Anime Expo. Miss Yanez has released multiple CDs, like “Anime Karaoke Collection”, her first full length album “SIDES”, and now her newest album “Sakura Wonderland EP.” Stephanie has also been on T.V. where she has worked as a Tokyo reporter for the documentary “Crazy Sexy Tokyo” with Anime Selects on Comcast On Demand. For more information visit: http://www.myspace.com/stephmusic.
About Do Not Feed the DJ
Rhianne Paz began her career as a DJ at the age of 6 in Strong Beach CA on her parent’s Multiplex Karaoke machine, and the rest…is audio alchemy history. Her background includes: The Feline Lounge, Video Star, Long Beach Pride, San Diego Pride, Anime Expo, The Good Hurt, Tune in Tokyo, Electric Cherry Blossom, The House of Blues, and parties that end in police sirens. She is the founder of the Electric Cherry Blossom Festival, a former coordinator for Orange County’s premiere women’s music event Grrl Fair, and the promoter for the There Will Be Brawl, and Party Royale. Follow her at http://www.donotfeedthedj.com.
About 2nd Street Jazz
2nd Street Jazz is the premier destination in the Little Tokyo area for music fans, with monthly Dub, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Rock, and Jazz events. The venue frequently plays host to live appearances by Asian and Asian-American artists. 2nd Street Jazz is located at 366 E 2nd Street, at the corner of 2nd and Central, in Los Angeles. For more information please visit http://www.2ndstjazz.com.
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