WagakkiBand Announce First-Ever California Tour “Deep Impact”
Saturday 18 Jun, 2016 - 11:38am UTC
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return to the US this July with three shows in California as part of their “Deep Impact
” 1st US Tour. These dates are a continuation of their two shows here this past March, the first a capacity crowd at New York's Irving Plaza, followed by their debut at SXSW, with both NPR and Austin Chronicle recommendations they were one of the buzz bands of the festival. This announcement also comes on the heels of their April/May sold out tour of Japan.
The tickets will be on-sale on May 20th at the following venues and online at livenation.com
- July 12th : Los Angeles - Club Bahia
- July 14th : San Diego – House of Blues
- July 16th : San Francisco – The Fillmore
The female-fronted Japanese 8-piece have a track included in the NPR Austin 100: a SXSW 2016 Mix.
WagakkiBand 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
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