ORGANIZER


KMC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Created in Dec. 2008, the KMC Executive Committee is composed of musicians, business owners, designers and industry professionals who are dedicated to expanding opportunities for independent musicians to perform and promote their music in Japan.

SPONSORS



http://www.shalestonemusic.jp/eng.htm

Since 2006 Shalestone Music has been focused on helping indie artists promote their music to fans in order to create a long-term fanbase in Japan. Providing booking & promotion services in most areas of the country, they have booked shows and managed tours for dozens of artists from countries all over the world.


http://www.the-blarney-stone.com

An Osaka Irish pub with locations in Umeda and Shinsaibashi that offers a UK feel for both Japanese and foreigners. Available for parties, live music events, TV sports gatherings and other social celebrations.



http://ofukuyose.blog9.fc2.com

Created in 1998, Ofuku Yose takes the 400 year old Japanese art of comic storytelling in Japanese, and translates the stories into English. This has become a great way to foster better international relationships as well as enjoy interesting and funny stories.



http://www.sunnystonehotel.co.jp/pc/sunny_3

Conveniently located close to JR Shin Osaka Station, the Hankyu Kyoto line and the main city subway line. With 232 inexpensive and clean rooms all equipped with free internet access, this business hotel is great for a place to call "home base" and travel around the Kansai area.