The Little Tokyo Music Festival, featuring everything from J-pop and rock to jazz and classical, will take place Saturday, July 7, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center’s Noguchi Plaza, 244 S. San Pedro St. in Los Angeles.
The purpose of the event is to thank the public for its support for victims of last year’s Great East Japan Earthquake, and to request continued support.
The schedule is as follows (subject to change):
11:00 a.m.: Yerak Ensemble
11:50 a.m.: Yasuko Matsumoto Trio
12:40 p.m.: Young Musicians Foundation
1:30 p.m.: Supa Soul Feat. JaNell
2:20 p.m.: Random Ninjas
3:10 p.m.: I Love Farky
4:00 p.m.: Japan America Chamber Ensemble
4:50 p.m.: Serotura
5:40 p.m.: Eyeshine
6:30 p.m.: Thomas King & Band
Supported by the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles, Asian Business Association, Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program, Japan America Society of Southern California, JACCC, Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Southern California, Japan Foundation, Little Tokyo Service Center.
Sponsored by: Kirin, Koraku Restaurant, Miyako Hotel Los Angeles, Mori-Nu, Mutual Trading Co. Inc., Sapporo Ichiban, Sushi Oomasa. Special sponsor: Musicians Institute/College of Contemporary Music.
Media sponsors: Japanese Daily Sun, Rafu Shimpo, TJS, UTB 18.2, Town Guide, Japanese Restaurant News, Sushi & Sake Magazine.
Admission is free. The first 200 attendees will get a free gift.
For more information, call (213) 680-0011 or visit www.sushiandsake.net.