Conference Schedule
Sept. 14 - 16

OPENING PARTY - SEPT. 14 (Fri.)

Venue: Hard Rock Cafe Osaka
Door charge: Free / Start @ 21:00

With a reputation of featuring some of the top artists of the conference, the KMC opening party has developed into a must attend event and a great way for KMC attendees to start things off.
Last year's party drew a record size audience and we're expecting this year to be even better because Hard Rock Cafe Osaka opened at its current location in Hommachi on 2001, Sept. 14, so they will have a big celebration in conjunction with KMC. Musical guests for the evening will be Japanese singer/songwriter COSTA, Gaelle Buswsel from France, and French Antonio from the US. So don't miss this exciting party to start off KMC 2018!!

21:00
COSTA

(Osaka)

21:40
Gaelle Buswel

(France)

22:20
French Antonio

(US/Osaka)

LIVE MUSIC - SEPT. 15 (Sat.)

Kobe: Art House
Door charge: 1,700 yen /2,200 yen + 300 yen (1 drink) / Start @ 18:00

Since 2013, KMC has joined with Arthouse to help Japanese and non-Japanese musicians communicate through music by combining about 7 local and foreign bands to play together for an evening of unique sounds and friendly vibes. (8 min. walk from Hankyu and JR stations in Sannomiya)

Lauren Spike

(Canada)

Kenichi Yamasaki

(Saga)


LIVE MUSIC - SEPT. 15 (Sat.)

Kitahorie, Osaka: Club Vijon
Door charge: 600 yen (1 drink) / Start @ 15:00

There will be a total of 7 acts performing at Club Vijon, near Shinsaibashi. It will be a wide variety of music from ambient and dream pop to punk rock. A great chance to see musicians from different countries playing on the same stage!

16:30
Hypnolium

(Australia)

17:10
Yasuho Matsuda

(Kyoto)

17:50
Bloodlessthewar

(Tokyo)

18:40
Lauren Spike

(Canada)

19:30
Ayniw Tepo

(Nara)

20:20
Nayuta

(Osaka)

21:10
King George

(Australia)


Kitahorie, Osaka: Bistro New Orleans
Door charge: Free / Start @ 19:30

Around the corner from Club Vijon is Bistro New Orleans, a restaurant that serves great food from the American South and supports the Osaka music scene with live music on weekends. There will be performances by singer/songwriters and an African percussion group for the evening's entertainment.

19:30
Hideto Matsuura

(Nagoya)

20:10
Darcy Staddon

(US/Hiroshima)

20:50
AFRO VYBZ

(Kenya/Osaka)


Kitahorie, Osaka: Hills Pan Kojo

On the next block over from Club Vijon and Bistro New Orleans, Hills PanKojyo is a nice venue with a great PA and atmosphere. There will be 7 acts on stage performing various styles from jazz and reggae to pop and rock. We are looking forward to spreading good international vibes around Kitahorie, a progressive area in downtown Osaka.

16:30
BlueTale

(Osaka)

17:10
Meet Me Saturday

(Osaka)

17:50
ASIABROWN

(Osaka)

18:40
Group Libertad

Philippines)

19:30
Used Police Car
(Osaka)

20:20
L'Hirondelle

(South Korea)

21:10
Zangetsu no Yaiba

(Osaka)
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