Wagakki Band announces Deep Impact USA Tour 2016


Wagakki Band has announced a 3-stop USA tour for this July, performing a set of back-to-back shows in California as follow-up to the appearances in NYC and SXSW earlier this year.

Tuesday, July 12 Los Angeles (Club Bahia) 
GA (ADV $25,DOOR $30) VIP $75
open 19:00/start 20:00

Thursday, July 14 San Diego(House Of Blues)
GA(ADV $25,DOOR $27.50),VIP $65,The second floor $45
open 18:30/start 19:30

Saturday, July 16 San Francisco (The Fillmore)
GA $25,VIP $75
open 19:00/start 20:00

For fan club pre-sales, members who have joined “Yaeryu” by May 5, 2016 (Japan time) or have memberships with the expiration after the end of May, 2016 are eligible to apply.

Following their appearance at SXSW, Wagakki Band was selected for inclusion in the NPR Austin 100: a SXSW 2016 Mix. You can check out the full compilation, “a remarkable six hours of music, painstakingly culled from a bulk playlist spanning nearly five days.”

Wagakki Band fuse​ Shigin, poetry recitation rooted in Japanese traditional performing arts, Wagakki, traditional Japanese musical instruments, and rock music to bring a fresh and yet authentically Japanese live show. Their YouTube smash hit,“Senbonzakura” has over 40 million views and counting and their latest single, “Hangeki no Yaiba” is the theme song for the dTV original series of mega multimedia hit, Attack on Titan.

YASOUEMAKI is available in the US at iTunes, Spotify and other online stores.

Front woman Yuko Suzuhana is the champion of a nationwide Shigin contest. Backing Suzuhana are 7 members playing traditional instruments including Shakuhachi (bamboo flute), Shamisen (3 string guitar like instrument), Koto (Japanese Harp), and Taiko (Japanese drum). They released their debut album Vocalo Zanmai in 2014, which hit Top 10 twice during a 22-week stay in the Top 100 of Japan’s Oricon weekly charts while their video for “Senbonzakura” hit 10 million views within a few months of release. The video now boasts over 40 million views.

WagakkiBand Online:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WagakkiBand
Official Website: http://wagakkiband.jp/wagae/

The band has also uploaded a video preview for the tour: