What is KMC?

KMC . . .

・ brings together musicians from all over the world
・ features a wide range of music from traditional to cutting edge
・ is the only independently run, globally oriented music conference in Japan
・ sponsors seminars and workshops about music and the music industry
・ has created many success stories with the theme of "Building Bridges With Music"

Bridging Cultures

"I was able to book 12 additional shows in Japan, sold a lot of albums and made contacts . . . Well worth the trip down to test the market for my music."
– Rob Moir (Canada), KMC 2017

"My ENTIRE music career changed overnight after I toured Japan and performed at KMC and I keep getting stronger in the industry each year. KMC ROCKS!!!"
- Katya (US), KMC 2012, 2013, 2015

"KMC was the first step for me to be an international artist. ...sharing music with many musicians from various countries, I think we could feel the ‘Building Bridges with Music’ theme."
- Blackuro (Osaka), KMC 2012 & 2013

"I’ve met more people from around the world at KMC than I have anywhere else in my life."
- Dale Campbell (UK), KMC 2009-2011

"It was truly amazing. We truly made lasting friendships as well as connections with other musicians."
- Robot Bomb Shelter (US), KMC 2010 & 2011

"It was a wonderful experience to see so many people from different cultures joining our African workshop."
– Olethabwekos (Kenya), KMC 2011

"I know I will continue to reap the benefits of playing in Japan for time to come! It was a truly rewarding experience through and through!"
- Norine Braun (Canada), KMC 2009