KMC 2022

Sept. 16 - 18

Sept. 16: Opening Party / Meet & Greet
Featuring live music, food and fun. Also streamed live through this website.

Sept. 17: A Global Music Festival!
From morning till night, see performances both online and in venues in Osaka.

Sept. 18: Seminars, Webinars and Panels
Featuring a networking session along with informative seminars about the Japanese music scene, music marketing, SDGs and other topics of interest.

In person or online, KMC events can bridge the gap between cultures.

KMC sponsored performances and events are not only a chance for musicians to perform and network in front of Japanese music fans, but they also provide an in depth look into Japan’s unique music culture as well as music scenes in other cultures.

Nakanoshima River Cruise

Enjoy a live performance on one of Osaka’s many riverboats!

Known as the “City of Rivers,” Osaka is famous for its waterways and river cruises that run throughout the city.
KMC has partnered with a cruise ship company for KMC 2022, and conditions permitting, live riverboat performances will be happening on Sept. 17. Sign up for our newsletter for updates!

Selected Artists

Below are some of the artists that have been selected to perform.

Jake Murdoch

Ero Seagull



Jartse Tuominen




Paul Steward


Last Jeronimo



Pau Viguer

Mr. J
(Sierra Leone)