30 things to do this weekend

Earth Garden, Basscamp, Low End Theory and a tribute to Jacko

30 things to do this weekend

30 things to do in Tokyo this weekend
Friday | Saturday | Sunday


The Amazing Spider-Man
Ooh, our spidey senses are tingling. With Batman and The Avengers not due to arrive here until late July and August, respectively, Marc Webb's Spider-Man reboot leaps to the head of the superhero pack today. Read more

Earth Garden
Tokyo's ecologists, hippies and tree-huggers descend on Yoyogi Park for a Tohoku-themed edition of the quarterly Earth Garden, with live music from ska punks Oi-Skall Mates, cumbia aficionados Rojo Regalo and others. Read more

Watching the Sky Vol. 5
Ueno Park's open-air stage provides an unusual setting for this songwriter-centric festival. Jesse Harris previews his upcoming Sub Rosa album, with support from versatile instrumentalist Jim Campilongo. Read more

10am Film Festival
As if last week's The Godfather: Part II wasn't enough for cinephiles, the 10am Film Festival is busting out another bum-numbing cinema classic this weekend: epic Vietnam flick The Deer Hunter. Read more

Bad Noise!
Monthly indie gig Bad Noise! welcomes back some familiar faces, as female-fronted pop rockers Mix Market return for the second time, and Bo-Peep's Mika Yoshimura swings by with her new band, Hello Works. Venue details

F.A.D by Murua
'Fashion', 'Art and 'Dance' makes 'FAD', geddit? Hip brand Murua and Nylon magazine team up for a joint jamboree at Sound Museum Vision, which boasts a guest appearance by Daft Punk buddy DJ Falcon. Read more

Domino feat. Sammy Dee
Two-decades-and-counting clubland veteran Sammy Dee unleashes some minimal house at Eleven tonight – and he won't have to worry about Seth Troxler hogging the limelight this time around. Read more

Low End Theory
Barely a few months after their last trip here, LA's Low End Theory crew are back for a party that might be even better. Ras G guests, while local producers show off their best rhythms in the Beat Invitational showcase. Read more

Basscamp 2012
Champion turntablist DJ Kentaro marks the release of his new album in lavish style at Ageha, with a bass-heavy party enlisting the talents of DJ Krush, Foreign Beggars, Fire Ball and oodles of others. Read more

Dimitri from Paris
The third anniversary of Jacko's death may have barely elicited a shrug in Tokyo, but never mind: disco dandy Dimitri from Paris and local spinner Muro will be paying their own tributes to the King of Pop at Air tonight. Read more

Cross Mountain Nights
Oliver 'Oxia' Raymond played at Takkyu Ishino's first-ever Sterne party at Womb, but it's taken him over a decade to return to the club. The French deep house producer finally makes a repeat visit tonight. Read more

30 things to do in Tokyo this weekend
Friday | Saturday | Sunday

By James Hadfield
Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.


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