LOS ANGELES, CA (December 27th, 2009)— Tune in Tokyo announces our New Year’s party at 2nd Street Jazz! LA’s first J-Pop and J-Rock New Year’s Eve event will be held from 8 pm to 2 am at Matsumoto’s 2nd Street Jazz, featuring a special appearance by Los Angeles band Lucine. Tune in Tokyo DJs Greg Hignight, Tora, Del, Ally, and Yuki will be spinning the best in J-Pop, J-Rock, J-Urban, Para Para, and K-Pop as well!
There will be some special activities during the evening, including a J-Pop and J-Rock cosplay contest, where guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite Japanese artists. 1st and 2nd place will receive prizes courtesy of 2nd Street Jazz and Jungle Special Collectors Shop! Additionally, there will be Door Prizes, a Polaroid photo booth by Tune in Tokyo photographer Mr. Postman ($5 per photo), and Ramune and Japanese snacks provided by the club’s new "Ramune Girl" (prices per item will vary).
Lucine. starts at 11 pm. Then, everyone will ring in the new year with a free toast provided by 2nd Street Jazz for patrons over 21!
Presale tickets for $15 are available at the Cure Shop in Little Tokyo, at 325 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Jungle and the Cure Shop is offering a free Visual Kei photobook to everyone who purchases a presale ticket!
Tickets at the door will be $20. This is an all-ages event (ID required for all guests).
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 performers, and hosts the showcase Oto-Genic. 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.
About Tune In Tokyo Tune in Tokyo was created to stage music events where fans of J-Pop, J-Rock, and Japanese subculture can meet and celebrate their interests. For more information about Tune In Tokyo, visit http://www.myspace.com/tuneintokyoclub.
About Lucine. Lucine’s goal is to play for the largely expanding population of both Visual and Non-Visual Japanese rock fans. Inspired by bands of many different genres and styles, they have created a bold and unique look and sound. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lucine.official.
About Jungle Special Collector’s Shop Jungle is the leading anime retailer in Los Angeles. Located in the heart of Little Tokyo, Anime Jungle and the Cure Shop features a wide selection of Japanese manga, toys, models, keychains and accessories, anime CDs and DVDs, t-shirts and other clothing, Lolita and Visual Kei fashion, Tokusatsu DVDs, and vintage collectibles. For further information, visit http://www.animejungle.net.