Comfort Hotel Suzuka
Phone: (81) 59 387 1818
Fax: (81) 59 387 1895
14-26, Shiroko-Ekimae, Suzuka, JP, 510-0241
- Phone: (81) 59 387 1818
- Fax: (81) 59 387 1895
Club Zion is one of the hottest nightclubs in Nagoya which has carved a niche for itself in the city's nightlife scene. DJs set the dance floor on fire while bartenders do a great job spinning magic with the cocktails. Check website for details on any live gigs or special performances.
As one of the small chain of nightclubs in major cities across Japan, this club regularly books up and coming bands that have hits on the charts but are still too new to fill large concert halls. With a capacity of only a few hundred, it is possible to see some of the latest popular music in a close, intimate atmosphere. Sellouts and SRO nights are common. Established bands or their individual members, on solo or revival tours also show up occasionally.
Nagoya's Blue Note Club adds a real cosmopolitan flair to this industrial city. In heart of Nagoya's colorful Sake District, you can hear worldwide favorites such as Natalie Cole and Keiko Lee in an intimate room. For a break from the stress of the Japanese work week, stop by, grab a drink from the bar, and enjoy the heartfelt melodies in casual seating. Dinner is also available to complement your listening experience. Although you may not speak Japanese, you will understand the universal language of music that is always found at the Nagoya Blue Note and you can be sure that none of it will be lost in translation. An renown music venue, Blue Note Clubs can also be found in New York, Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, and Milano.
Unique nightclub dedicated to chanson and other romantic styles of music. A must for fans. It features live acts every night by local artists and guests from other parts of Japan and overseas. Small and cozy, seating approximately 50, with a utilitarian interior given some atmosphere by strategically placed drapery and lighting. Fare is plain (music is what is important here) with house wines and carafe, along with soft drinks and a small selection of whiskey. Door charge includes one drink and a small dish of appetizers.
With a central location, a long history, and a shadowy, intimate atmosphere, this is one of the premier places in Nagoya to enjoy live jazz. Regular acts include local, national and international artists. Opened 30 years ago, Lovely patrons have seen some of the regular artists that appear on the stage go on to become nationally known recording stars.
This French-style cafe welcomes all kinds of people day and night. At lunchtime, office workers enjoy soup of the day with salad or a satisfying hamburger. At teatime, students enjoy tasty pastries with freshly brewed coffee as well as people watching at the front tables. After dark, couples and groups hang out with wine and light appetizers in cozy box seats. The atmosphere is sophisticated and the staff is well mannered and friendly.
A destination for rockers in the Naka area of Nagoya, Club Rock'n'Roll is the place to head to for a night of headbanging. A modestly spacious venue, this club-cum-music-venue offers a stage area, a floor for dancing, and also a bar that serves up a seemingly endless stream of intoxication. See the website to know more.
One of several small halls in Nagoya to catch popular music with domestic and international stars appearing on its stage. This one actually has tiered seating behind the large main floor, so the arrangement and atmosphere can change depending on the performance and the size of the audience. With a seating capacity of up to 800, shows range from recitals of local dance schools to internationally known popular music bands. A small bar offers a modest selection of drinks and light snacks.
Country Joe is a long established bar run by a fan of American country music. Warm, cozy, friendly are all adjectives that would describe the atmosphere that “Joe” has created here. A musician himself, Joe often has live acts, local musicians and the occasional special guest, on the tiny stage in the back that play good ole country-and-western and other country-flavored music (albeit with a Japanese accent). Simple eats, a selection of beers and cocktails, and the ubiquitous bottle keep are all available for reasonable prices. Door charge for live music are moderately priced and depend on whose playing.
Before Seattle Express coffee was able to prevail in Nagoya, an enterprising American established that there was a market here for gourmet coffees at reasonable prices. Succeeding with a flavorful, high-quality product, the “Espress” brand is now franchised in several locations around the city. The main shop is conveniently located within a bookstore that also serves as an Internet cafe. In addition to offering a wide variety of coffees and soft drinks with accompanying pastries, customers can surf the Internet at leisure. Live music can also be enjoyed on some evenings.
This nightclub has made a name for itself by providing entertaining shows in a totally unpretentious manner. The interior is simply a rectangular space with a stage at one end and a bar to one side with tables, chairs, and benches occupying the middle. Music is featured, and ranges from local amateur bands to internationally recognized artists, a grab bag of entertainment. The owner here refers to his place as an 'open house/live house'.
Yes, Nagoya has a Bottom Line, the Bottom Line Nagoya. It is a sister to the famed club in New York and, as such, regularly presents high-level performances of popular music acts. Shows include famous Japanese bands that attract young fans, as well as more established international acts that are popular with the baby-boomer bunch. Depending on the program, the format is usually halfway between a nightclub and a concert hall, offering drinks and snacks during a single or double performance of the main act. Seating capacity is up to 700 and admission varies depending on the program.