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Dive into Tokyo's Musical Underground

Dive into Tokyo's Musical Underground

Duration:4.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

We're Aya and Kai. We're both American-born, half-Japanese musicians and artists based in Tokyo, and we are both music nerds who have taken roots into some deep local scenes. We will introduce you to places frequented by Tokyo artists, musicians, and friendly freaks. By the time we’re done taking care of you, you’ll have seen what raw music looks like in Tokyo—knowledge that you can keep with you…
Aya & Kai
Aya & Kai
Aya & Kai
Aya & Kai

What we’ll do

Most people visiting Tokyo know that it's a vast and dense city. On the city's surface are easily accessible spots that tend to be pretty touristy. We are Aya and Kai, and we will take you to music venues in the local, central, or western parts of Tokyo. These spots are frequented by locals and are basically unknown by tourists, which will give you a look into what the local vibe is like. We’ll…

What else you should know

The bands playing vary from day to day, so we can't guarantee you'll see a certain genre or band. However, before you book, we can give you a heads-up as to what types of bands are playing that night.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
One drink
Transportation
One-way train ticket We'll provide a ticket from Shibuya to Shimokitazawa.

What to bring

Apetite for Music
Open Mind
Cash for drinks or snacks at the venue

Where you'll be

After a quick drink and stroll around the Shibuya neighborhood, we will take you on an 8-minute train ride to Shimokitazawa Station. From here, we will walk you down Shimokitazawa's bustling "shoutengai"—main street—and take you literally underground to our favorite music venue in Tokyo. Here, we'll catch local bands playing rock, funk, punk, psychedelic, or hip-hop, depending on who is playing that night.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

The bands playing vary from day to day, so we can't guarantee you'll see a certain genre or band. However, before you book, we can give you a heads-up as to what types of bands are playing that night.
Aya & Kai
live music
Dive into Tokyo's Musical Underground
New experience
$52 per person
New experience
$52 per person