30 things to do this weekend

Tokyo Bay Fireworks, Freedommune, Style Band Tokyo and more

30 things to do this weekend

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


Freedommune Zero<0>
Revenge can be sweet. A year after heavy rain forced the cancellation of Freedommune, the all-night charity fundraiser is back – indoors this time, and with a lineup including the brain of Soseki Natsume. Really. Read more

Tokyo Bay Fireworks
It's a bumper weekend for fireworks festivals. Following on from Friday's Jingu Gaien display, Tokyo Bay is hosting a major spectacle of its own, with 12,000 beautiful explosions in the space of 80 minutes. Read more

Shinjuku Oktoberfest
There are only two days left at this Shinjuku incarnation of the Munich beer fest, serving up German brews, bratwurst and oom-pah music in the heart of Kabukicho. Get there at noon if you want to snag a good spot. Read more

Masayoshi Sukita: Sound & Vision
The cover shot for David Bowie's Heroes is just one of the potent images conjured by photographer Masayoshi Sukita. See over 300 of his best pics in this career-spanning retrospective, which opens today. Read more

Style Band Tokyo
Anglophile gig promoters Style Band Tokyo celebrate their 5th anniversary in, er, style at Unit today, with heavy rockers Bo Ningen, death-disco duo Yolz in the Sky and a host of other bands and DJs. Read more

Fans of Clammbon and The Album Leaf are likely to enjoy this album release party by genre-straddlers Haisuinonasa, who played at Summer Sonic in 2007 but took another five years to deliver their full-length debut. Read more

Adam Rios Japan Tour 2012
Yesterday it was Eli Escobar; today, Adam Rios gets a chance to represent the New York house scene at Eleven. Expect some quality deep house from the NYC native, a regular at Timmy Regisford's Shelter parties. Read more

Raft Tokyo 4th Anniversary
The Raft Tokyo party celebrates its fourth birthday with a solidly entertaining lineup of acts at Womb tonight, including live sets by techy house producer Audio Werner and Cadenza's Mirko Loko. Read more

Ministry of Sound
There's more to Ministry of Sound than house and techno. The club's latest Tokyo party opts for a full-on bass onslaught, with Kid Kenobi spinning a voguish blend of dubstep, electro, moombahton and drum 'n' bass. Read more

Alien Radio Vol. 3
Following in the footsteps of compatriot Umek, Slovenian techno bigwig Valentino Kanzyani makes his debut appearance at Sound Museum Vision, where he'll be playing an extended four-hour set in the main room. Read more

Take This Waltz
It's got Seth Rogen in it, but don't expect many belly laughs from this new film by Sarah Polley, in which Michelle Williams plays a happily married woman whose life is upended when she meets her true soulmate. 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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