From left: Dan Kuramoto, June Kuramoto (Photo by Jaimee Itagaki)
From left: Danny Yamamoto, Dan Kuramoto, Kimo Cornwell, Dean Cortez, June Kuramoto (Photo by Jaimee Itagaki)

Los Angeles-based band Hiroshima is launching its 2013 “Spirit of the Season” tour.

The concerts provide a unique and engaging program of holiday songs done Hiroshima-style, and the premiere of their new CD, “J-Town Beat.”

The schedule is as follows.

• Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. (sold out) and 10:30 p.m. at Spaghettini’s, 3005 Old Ranch Parkway, Seal Beach. With guest artists Terry Steele (vocals) and Tetsuya “Tex” Nakamura (harmonica). Tickets: (562) 596-2199, (714) 960-6002, or

• Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at Aratani Theatre, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles. With guest artists Terry Steele (vocals), Tetsuya “Tex” Nakamura, and Los AKAtombros — Scott Nagatani, piano; Taiji Miyagawa, upright bass; Tracy Wannomae, alto saxophone; David Cheung, drums. Tickets: (213) 680-3700,

• Friday, Dec. 20, at 9 p.m. at Morongo Casino, 49500 Seminole Dr., Cabazon. With guest artists Terry Steele and Tetsuya “Tex” Nakamura. Tickets: (800) 252-4499, (951) 849-3080,

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