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One of the popular spots for sporting action in the Minami-ku neighborhood of the city, Nippon Gaishi Hall, also known as Nagoya Civic General Gymnasium, is abuzz with events throughout the year. Playing host to prominent events, the area hosts sports tournaments and matches, as well as concerts and other cultural events. Call to know more.
Mie Center for the Arts is a sprawling arts complex that is always abuzz with activities. It features a library and several halls including the Cultural Hall. This hall stages concerts, workshops, meetings on a regular basis and can be rented for private events too. Call ahead for booking and other information.
This is the location where twice a month an antique flea market takes place from dawn until dusk. The market is right in front of the gate to the Osu Kannon Temple.
Zepp is an eco-conscious event hall in Nagoya which finds unique ways to reuse energy. Along with hosting internationally-acclaimed artists with a capacity of 1800 people, Zepp also uses pet bottles which are recycled as accessories and sold at the venue. All electric energy needed for the building is derived from natural energy. There are also tours of the complex for guests as well as lockers to secure personal belongings.
ELL.Size is a popular concert venue in town that features different genres of music. Throughout the year, it hosts concerts and every show is well-attended. The modern sound and lighting system ensures a hassle-free and successful event. The place can also be hired for private parties and functions. For additional details, call ahead.
This long-standing concert venue is one of the major performing stage for touring bands from across the world. Many renowned bands and artists belonging to varied music genres like rock, jazz, pop, R 'n' B, Hip Hop and electronica have graced the stage of K. D Japon. Known for its enhanced technology and amazing acoustics, listening to one of the performances at K. D Japon is a worthwhile experience. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
If you cannot find something in this building to entertain you, then you must have some truly unusual tastes! This building is devoted to entertainment, and mostly the more traditional forms of it. Within are not only bars and eateries, but also the kind of places you want to go after such revelry. There is karaoke, a game center, a bowling alley and other similar establishments to pursue leisurely pleasures. In all, 25 "attractions" offer fun for all ages.
Nagoya Musical Theatre is run by a company that owns seven others like it across the country, so the management has the experience to ensure that facilities support the best musicals. The sound quality is very good and the layout is attractive. The first floor is comprised of 800 seats, and the second, 250 seats. There is also a small children's theater and a child-care service to prevent crying children from disturbing shows. Call in advance for specific show times and prices.
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.
Misonoza, an enormous theater, which seats 1,659, hosts primarily traditional Japanese drama. This includes, but is certainly not limited to, kabuki, noh and bunraku (puppet theater), with kabuki being perhaps the most featured. Kabuki usually runs through the spring and autumn seasons, though there is some type of performance every month. Prices of tickets vary widely, but you can expect to pay several thousand yen for a seat, sometimes much more.
Yoshimoto Sakae 3-chome Theatre is particularly popular among local youth and for good reason. Not only is the JPY800 charge extremely reasonable, but the acts are pretty good as well. The weekdays usually feature local comedians, comic performances and related 'drama', if it can be called such. The weekends, however, bring in top acts from Osaka and Tokyo to perform a variety of live acts. And with only 94 seats, the place is rather intimate.
Jammin in Nagoya is an intimate venue for concerts, comedy acts and other live shows. Though it has a seating capacity of 140 people, it can easily accommodate a standing audience of 350. Enjoy their performances with tasty food and drinks.