SOMEWHERE International Music Festival will return SEPTEMBER 10 nights in London

SOMEWHERE International Music Festival will return SEPTEMBER 10 nights –  Line-Up to be announced soon…

Pre pandemic the SOMEWHERE music festival was making a name for itself with its innovative forward-thinking events. Presenting the like of Peter Doherty and Carl Barret on stage in front of a thousand candles or other solid out themed events.

They have just announced that they will return for a ten-night run in London with the full like up to be announced on July 17th
and update every two week from their Somewhere Club website. 
The Japanese based promoters are determined to create special events that take live music into new multimedia platforms.

SOMEWHERE, which launched in Tokyo in April 2019, with performances from Phoenix, JUSTICE, Carl Barât, Friendly Fires and Basement Jaxx, took up residence at London’s Hackney Empire in September 2019 with critically acclaimed shows headlined by Peter Doherty and Carl Barât on one night and Spiritualised on another. Each band played on a stage lined with a thousand candles that enhanced their songs and the atmosphere of the events with a unique theatrical backdrop.They will soon be announcing the line-up for August – September 2021.


SOMEWHERE brings unique performances at special venues around the world with distinctive staging and the backdrop of their trademark 1001 candles. Having already received great acclaim in Japan, the London event was the first international appearance of SOMEWHERE. The events are all about creating a magical experience in a stunning series of events that reinvent live performance and bring out new textures, sounds and depths to the musicians and their music.


SOMEWHERE first promoted the 2017 Massive Attack tour of Japan that saw the legendary Bristol band citing it their favourite ever tour. They also brought Sofia Coppola to Somewhere festival in Tokyo in 2019 and plan to bring Massive Attack back to the Japanese capital this year for two very special shows at the Tokyo International Forum.


The plan is to take these events and concerts to major cities around the world like Paris, New York, Berlin and Moscow playing special venues like classic Art Deco theatres with over 100 years history. Places where the likes of Harry Houdini, Charlie Chaplin and Louis Armstrong once performed but with a 21st century twist and a lineup of key game changing musicians representing these times in ways you have never seen before.


Hot Zipang Inc (representative director: Mars Umemura ; headquarters: Shibuya Ward, Tokyo; hereinafter: HZC ), which operates musician fan sites, and the artistic direction agency Fiveman Army Inc. (representative director: Takashi Yano) will announce the launch of the “SOMEWHERE Club,” a monthly subscription service which will soon be ramping up distribution of content from SOMEWHERE International Music Festival events, including exclusive live footage, documentaries and backstage footage, based on the theme of “providing a fresh and unique experience that uncovers the true art and soul of the music of the artists.” SOMEWHERE Club

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