Ftarri

Ftarri

improvised/experimental music store and live music venue

The CD store/performance space FTARRI opened for business in Tokyo on August 6, 2012. In addition to CDs, FTARRI has unique merchandise including one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories. If you're in the area, please stop by.

Address (map)
Okano Bldg. B1 Floor, 1-4-11 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
Nearest stations: JR Suidobashi Sta. (5 min.), Toei Mita Line Suidobashi Sta. (3 min.), Tokyo Metro Marunouchi/Namboku Lines Korakuen Sta./Hongo 3-chome Sta. (8 min.)

Business hours: 4:00-8:00 p.m. (except on performance days--please check the Concert Schedule below)

In February, FTARRI will be closed on the following days:
February 2 (Fri.), 6 (Tue.), 9 (Fri.), 21 (Wed.), and 27 (Tue.)

Store hours on January 28 (Sun.) will be 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Concert Schedule


February 3 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Takumi Ikeda (computer, etc.), Masamichi Kinoshita (junk electronics), and Tomoki Tai (electronics), with guest Yoshu Kamei (violin, etc.)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Masamichi Kinoshita
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 4 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Kazushige Kinoshita (violin) solo, Hiroyuki Ura (percussion) solo, and Seijiro Murayama (percussion, voice) solo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Seijiro Murayama
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 7 (Wed.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Samuel Dunscombe (clarinet), Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar), and Yoko Ikeda (viola)
Admission: 1,700 yen
Organizer: Samuel Dunscombe
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 10 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Brian Allen [from the U.S.] (pecussion, trombone, toys, etc.) solo
Brian Allen (trombone), Junji Hirose (tenor sax), and Darren Moore (drums)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Darren Moore
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 12 (Mon.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
Axel Dörner [from Berlin] (trumpet) and Seijiro Murayama (percussion, voice) solo
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Seijiro Murayama
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

February 14 (Wed.) - open 7:00 p.m., concert start 7:30 p.m.
"TPAM Fringes: Japan's improvised music scene today - taking on composed music"
Hiroyuki Ura, Kenichi Kanazawa, and Satoko Inoue
Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble (Wakana Ikeda, Yoko Ikeda, Taku Sugimoto, Masahiko Okura, and Aya Naito)
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservations, 2,500 yen at the door
Organizer: Ftarri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

February 16 (Fri.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Katsura Yamauchi (sax) and Yasumune Morishige (cello)
Admission: 2,000 yen (same price for reserved tickets and tickets purchased at the door; however, those who reserve tickets will receive 5 times the usual number of points on their Ftarri point cards)
Organizer: Ftarri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 18 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Johnny Chang & Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble"
Johnny Chang [from Berlin] (compositions, viola, violin), Wakana Ikeda (flute), Yoko Ikeda (viola, violin), Taku Sugimoto (guitar), Masahiko Okura (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax), and Aya Naito (bassoon)
Admission: 2,000 yen with reservations, 2,500 yen at the door
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 19 (Mon.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Will Guthrie [from France/Australia] (drums)
Hontatedori (Taku Unami, Moe Kamura, and Tetuzi Akiyama)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Taku Unami
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 24 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Masahide Tokunaga (alto sax), Samuel Dunscombe (clarinet), Michiko Ogawa (clarinet), and Masahiko Okura (clarinet)
Admission: 2,000 yen
Organizer: Samuel Dunscombe
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

February 25 (Sun.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
Yui Nakamura (voice) and Madoka Kouno (cassette tape recorders) duo
Yui Nakamura, Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Wakana Ikeda (flute) trio
Admission: 1,500 yen (same price for reserved tickets and tickets purchased at the door; however, those who reserve tickets will receive 8 times the usual number of points on their Ftarri point cards)
Organizer: Ftarri
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

March 3 (Sat.) - open 7:30 p.m., concert start 8:00 p.m.
"Songs"
Taku Sugimoto (guitar) and Minami Saeki (vocal)
Admission: 1,800 yen
Organizer: Taku Sugimoto
*Store hours on this day will be 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.




Last updated: February 5, 2017

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