45 things to do this weekend

Protests, tribute bands, a Disney spectacular (on ice!) and more

45 things to do this weekend

45 things to do in Tokyo this weekend
Friday | Saturday | Sunday | Monday


Sayonara Nukes 100,000 Rally
Ten months after drawing record crowds to a gathering at Meiji Park, the anti-nuclear campaign spearheaded by Kenzaburo Oe, Ryuichi Sakamoto, et al. is organising another mass demo today. Read more

Disney on Ice
It's enough to make Kim Jong-un jealous: Mickey, Minnie and all the other Disney characters, hurtling around on ice skates to the sound of your favourite Disney show tunes. Just, er, like they do in the films. Read more

Masako Ando
Masako Ando can spend as long creating a single painting as it takes some of her peers to churn out an entire exhibition's worth of material. Her solo show at the Hara Museum is about quality, not quantity. Read more

Electricity in Our Homes
The late John Peel probably would've grokked Electricity in Our Homes, a London trio whose chiming indie pop and nonchalant male-female vocals recall the height of the C86 era – in the best possible way. Read more

Jesse Harris
No longer just 'the Norah Jones guy', Jesse Harris has sculpted a viable solo career of his own. The songwriter wraps up his Japan tour tonight, with bossa nova duo Port of Notes and singer/guitarist Yuichi Ohata. Read more

Hot on the release of their latest live-in-the-studio album, German club jazz act Jazzanova promise to get things grooving at the Blue Note, helped along by DJ Kawasaki and all-you-can-drink Brooklyn Lager on tap. Read more

Legend of Rock at Yaon
It's the biggest tribute band event of the year: head to Hibiya Open-Air Concert Hall for a date with expert copyists including Jimisen (Jimi Hendrix), Hattallica (Metallica) and the unfortunately named Queer (Queen). Read more

45 things to do in Tokyo this weekend
Friday | Saturday | Sunday | Monday

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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