The Watanabes
By: Dan Grunebaum | Oct 8, 2009 | One Comment | 4,773 views

811-AG-gig
More than just a bunch of foreign rockers living in Japan, The Watanabes style themselves as “a genuine gaijin band,” one whose music has been shaped by their experiences as expats. Perhaps for this reason, debut album Independent Social Power has found itself featured at Tower Records, while the band’s folksy guitar pop and chronicles of their mishaps in rural Ehime Prefecture have earned them a spot in the BBC Introducing Series. Led by two English brothers, with a New Zealander, Belgian and Swede in the mix for good measure, The Watanabes next bring their act to the Gaijin Sounds event at Ebisu expat watering hole What The Dickens.

The Watanabes
Tokyo-based indie rockers. Oct 24, 7pm, free. What the Dickens, Ebisu. Tel: 03-3780-2099. Nov 20, 6:30pm, ¥2,000. Live Gate, Ebisu. Tel: 03-3400-9001.

Share:

Email:

Email This Post

Print:

Print This Post
Rate this
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (24 votes, average: 4.58 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

International Dance School in Meguro
Classic ballet, contemporary, theatre classes in English
Book flights for July through November!
Great deals on flight tickets and domestic tours.
Search Guesthouse at OAKHOUSE
120 Locations, 2050 Rooms. Click more info!
Curly Hair Specialist in Tokyo
Nepenji's Kiyoko has tips for your tresses
Sharehouses located all over Tokyo.
Luxurious accommodation at affordable prices.
Serviced Apartments Azabu Court
Daily, weekly, monthly extended stay studios/suites
Friendly Female English Speaking Dentist
Pediatric, orthodontic and cosmetic treatments
TOHTO GUEST HOUSE
Accommodation in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba
Car Accident & Other Legal Problems
Legal advice from English speaking attorney-at-law
REAL ESTATE in Tokyo - Rent & Sale
Best source for expat housing, office, investment
Tokyo Furnished Apartments
No Key money, deposit, agent fee, guarantor!
19253576