Entertainment

Live Performance in Kusatsu Onsen

Netsu-no-yu Yumomi

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.
Theatre in Kanazawa

Ishikawa Prefectural Nō Theatre

Nō theatre is alive and well in Kanazawa. Weekly performances take place here during summer.
Live Music in Nagano

Jazz Square Groovy

A music spot popular with jazz lovers for its live shows; check the website for schedule info.