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The Rips nightclub in Hachioji is a great night out destination for party goers. Various musical bands and individual artists from all over Japan let out their artistic talents at this club. Live acts and theme nights are a regular occurrence at this venue. The club lets out its premises on rentals as well. Come here and spend some time with Hachioji's musical best!
Combining the atmosphere of a relaxed bar and a stylish club with occasional live music, this spot is unique in Tokyo. The range of music that is put out by the DJs go from soul, latin, and 60s pop to house and trance. Regardless of the mood you are in, let the music here uplift your soul and go ahead and dance until you drop. This is a great place to dance and party with a younger crowd.
Enter the Planet K to have the time of your life. Let the doorman mark your ticket for you to enter into the perfectly dimmed interiors. With an impressive stage for concerts and music shows, you can shout till you're hoarse, for there is always the bar to quench your parched throat. There is also food available for those who want to grab a quick bite. This is a great venue for concerts and music shows and the sound and light quality is amazing, adding to the already vibrant ambiance of this place.
If you're looking for jazz music but can't afford to shell out the big bucks for Tokyo's premium jazz venues, then the wistfully named Sometime is a great place to go. Since it opened in 1975, it has garnered a reputation as THE inexpensive place to see good jazz music. The performers are a mixed bag - sometimes amateur, sometimes professional - and they play on a stage which is right in the center of the club. Sometime functions as a cafe during the day. Shows start at 7:30pm daily.
Manda-la 2 is a bar with a difference. Describing itself as the city's 'hole bar', this is not your quintessential bar. The soft lighting and the wooden seating and surfaces, lend the place a very earthy feel. Manda-la offers a diverse menu with everything from spaghetti with fresh tomatoes and herbs, Arab style sandwiches, omuraisu, and their specialty spaghetti Mandala to entice your taste buds. The bar is cozy and inviting and offers more than 70 different types of premium drinks to indulge in. Apart from the appetizing food; music, and dance performances delight and entertain guests. Various events and concerts held on a regular basis add to the overall entertainment quotient.
Recently refurbished, Binspark has now turned into a hep place for music lovers to hang out. Mainly dedicated to rock, this live house cum bar is well equipped with high-tech sound and speaker systems that makes each show a treat for the audience and performers alike. Funk, Jazz, Blue—you name it and Binspark plays it. Great music aside, this place exudes a care-free attitude yet abstains from the usual riff-raff, ensuring you an evening of clean fun. What more could you ask for? Binspark—is a favorite all the way!
Starting out as a modest music venue in the heart of Suginami-Ku, Flat Nishi Ogikubo has gone on to become one of the most preferred party and music venues in Tokyo. Located in one of the more popular parts of the city, Flat is always buzzing with activity. Some of the biggest concerts, musicals and parties are held here. It is one of the best places to check out some of the best local bands too. What's more, almost all of the local festivals and celebrations are held here as well. A great place to spend a musical night out.
With a scene reflective of live houses in Chicago, the 'Rooster' in Ogikubo, is not very big but still manages to put on a good show with big-time sound. Whether it is the blues, rock, jazz or even bossa nova, visitors here can get it all. With cover charges and prices on the cheap side, this is a great place to check out new talent and tomorrow's music stars. This is a cool little spot to check in and check out.
Penguin House is the best place to be for those craving the best in live music. A place to see and be seen, make sure you're dressed to impress if you're headed here. Catering to the youth and the young at heart, Penguin promises great bands every night and a chance to enjoy some of the best in Japanese regional and national talents. Enjoy the drinks and the food offered here as well, perfectly made to drive away those hunger pangs as you dance the night away on the large dance floor. Penguin House has been entertaining since 1984 and you can be assured that they have learned the art of entertainment well enough to promise you a great time.
Jirokichi is the longest running live music house in Tokyo, making it, some say, the best rock venue in all of Japan. Some of the greatest Japanese and foreign musicians have graced its stage, as evidenced by the long list of names autographed on the surrounding walls. Prices are relatively cheap but expect heftier cover charges for bigger name acts. Check its website for band schedules.
Suginami's hottest music destination, Gear is known for hosting some of the best concerts and musicals around town. With an elite set of clientèle to its credit, Gear boasts of a captivating atmosphere and beautiful interiors. The vast dance floor too sometimes falls short as hordes of people flock every evening for the shows. Inarguably, Gear literally seems all geared up to dominate the music scene in Tokyo.
Enjoy a drink and some great music at Club Heavy Sick Zero. The place has programs like Midnight Express, where DJs Takahiro Morita, Yousuke Nakano and Yohey Omori show off their talent. Although there is always an entry fee, it is definitely worth it, considering the service and kind of drinks you get. Various rock bands perform at the club over the weekends. It is a great sight to watch the crowd dancing and losing themselves to the music. The nightclub opens daily at 9 p.m.