October 23, 2012

MONKEY MAJIK x YOSHIDA BROTHERS IN NORTH AMERICA 2012

Monkey Majik ,a rock band from Sendai, and Yoshida Brothers, Tsugaru Shamisen unit wii go on their North America tour 2012. 11/14/2012 (WED) [NEW YORK] OPEN: 19:30 / START: 20:00 VENUE: Marin Room (Webster Hall) Webster Hall 125 East 11 th st New York, NY 10003 11/18/2012 (SUN) [TORONTO, CANADA] OPEN: 19:30 / START: 20:00 VENUE: The Mod Club (Toronto, Canada) 722 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1C5 11/20/2012 (TUE) [OTTAWA, CANADA] OPEN: 19:30 / START: 20:00 VENUE: National... Read More

January 1, 2011

Yoshida Brothers

Ryoichiro Yoshida: born 1977 Kenichi Yoshida: born 1979 The Yoshida Brothers were born and bred in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido. Each picked up the shamisen at the tender age of five, and began studying Tsugaru shamisen under Takashi Sasaki I in 1990. After sweeping prizes at national Tsugaru shamisen conventions, the brothers made their major debut in 1999. The debut album sold over 100,000 copies, which is an extraordinary figure for a traditional folk music release. They won the... Read More