Theatre in Kanazawa

Ishikawa Prefectural Nō Theatre

Nō theatre is alive and well in Kanazawa. Weekly performances take place here during summer.
Performance in Kusatsu Onsen


Although it's a touristy 30-minute show, this is a unique opportunity to see yumomi, in which local women stir the waters to cool them while singing folk songs. There's a chance to do it yourself at most shows (four…
Live Music in Nagoya

Electric Lady Land

An intimate live venue showcasing the underground music scene in a cool, post-industrial setting. Nationally known bands play the 1st-floor hall, while up-and-coming acts have the smaller 3rd.
Live Music in Nagoya

Nagoya Blue Note

If you're into jazz, big band or blues, you're likely to find your fancy at this long-standing Nagoyan institution.
Club in Nagoya

Club Mago

You'll love it or you'll hate it. This 'sexy' mega-club complex sometimes pulls international acts. Its throng of gaijin and Japanese punters often pulses with excitement.