NY Comic Con presents New York Super Week at IFC Center
"Wagakki Band Concert Movie".Oct 12 (Mon) 7pm – 9pm
Following up their sold out live concert at Club Nokia on July 4th as part of Cool Japan Festival presented by ANIME EXPO 2015, Wagakki Band Concert Movie will premiere in NYC at “NY Comic Con presents NY Super Week at IFC Center”.
Where: IFC Center (323 6th Ave at West 3rd St. NYC)
Ticket : $14 USD (adult)
Wagakki Band (和楽器バンド wagakki bando?) is a musical group from Japan. The shigin singer Yuko Suzuhana (elected Miss Nico Nama ニコ生 in 2011) and seven musicians fuse Vocaloid songs with wagakki (traditional Japanese musical instruments) and Western rock. Their music video Tengaku (天樂?) was seen more than 200 000 times in four days. Moreover, the music video of the following song Senbonzakura (千本桜?) has received more than 25 million views on YouTube.In 2014, Wagakki Band was invited by Japan Expo 2014 in France and their first oversea independent concert will be held at Taipei in 2015. On July 4, 2015, Wagakki Band headlined a sold-out concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles as a main event at Anime Expo. The Vocaloid IA was the opening act, also in her first North American live show.
- Yūko Suzuhana (鈴華ゆう子) – lead vocals
- Machiya (町屋) – guitar, backing vocals
- Beni Ninagawa (蜷川べに) – tsugaru shamisen
- Kiyoshi Ibukuro (いぶくろ聖志) – koto
- Asa (亜沙) – bass
- Daisuke Kaminaga (神永大輔) – shakuhachi
- Wasabi (山葵) – drums
- Kurona (黒流) – wadaiko