Nagoya’s new-wave J-Pop group Budo Grape announced their first-ever tour of the UK today in conjunction with It Came From Japan. The quirky, high-energy group will perform three dates in October in support of their first new album in three years, 2012’s Kare no Namae wo Omoidasenai.
Budo Grape’s previous overseas appearances include A-Kon (Dallas, TX) and Knitting Factory (New York City).
UK Tour Dates:
October 26 Brighton – The Prince Albert
October 27 London – Japan Underground Vs. NEO
October 28 Manchester – Doki Doki
It Came From Japan has hosted numerous independent Japanese artists in the UK, including Boom Boom Satellites, Natccu, BO-PEEP, tokyo pinsalocks, and BESPA KUMAMERO.
Ticket information and updates can be found at ICFJ’s website: