Sept. 20
KMC Opening Party

Joining the Opening Party is the best way to hit the ground running at KMC. With initial networking opportunities, plenty of local music fans all gathered in one place and a great party atmosphere, this is one event that you don't want to miss!!

Sept. 21
Live Music & Art

To show the uniqueness of Osaka to the international community, KMC 2019 will focus on promoting the culture and personality of Osaka through music and visual art. Musicians and visual artists from various countries will come together in the Kitahorie area of Osaka and put their respective cultures and talents on display with live music and exhibitions for an unforgettable experience.

Sept. 22

With a networking event for artists and musicians in the morning, and seminars & presentations in the afternoon, the conference is an important way for participating artists to make contacts, get advice and learn key information about music and art scenes in Japan.
There will be opportunities to meet industry reps, special guest artists, venue managers, media reps and other conference participants.

Sept. 20 - Opening Party

Venue: Hard Rock Cafe Osaka


Strange Orange

Sept. 21 - Live Music & Art

Venue: Club Vijon



Red Bed Rock

Venue: Horie Goldee

HMS Morris



Miho Teruya

Takayuki Kato

Venue: Kitahorie Bindu


Venue: Bistro New Orleans

Hideto Matsuura


Joe Bones


Sept. 22 - Conference

Venue: Covent Garden

Networking Event

Registered attendees are invited to meet with members of the Japanese music industry, presenters and other musicians to exchange business cards and make connections. (light refreshments will be available)


In the afternoon seminars and workshops open to the general public and covering various topics will be held for anyone who is interested in attending.

Music Export Poland

Sound Advice

Live Music in Latin America

Snare Drum Building Workshop
(@ Blarney Stone Umeda)

And more to come!!

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