A Global Community

Making connections across continents

Since the first conference in 2009, KMC has strived each year to gather artists from 5 continents to share their talent, music, and native culture with each other and with Japanese music fans.

Selected Artists

Having received the highest number of applications ever this year, below are some of the artists that have been selected to perform at KMC 2021.


Deer MX
(Hong Kong)


AINAKANNA
(Tokyo)


Hannah Rebekah
(US)


Scarlet Skylar Rae
(UK)


SACHA
(France)


NONMALT
(Tokyo)


NA/DA
(Tokyo)


lightcraft
(Indonesia)


Superback
(Kyoto)


Dead Bambies
(Tokyo)


Radio 75
(Spain)


Pipo Romero
(Spain)


Hideto Matsuura
(Nagoya)


Foley
(UK)


THE HOPKINS
(Kyoto)


Kailios
(Kyoto)


The Itchyworms
(Philippines)


LAGARTO
(Venezuela)

Upcoming Webinars

Performing in Japan Pt. 2:
Touring & Networking

Date: Aug. 28 @ 7PM (JST)
Platform:Zoom
Fee: no charge
Presenter: Hannah Rebekah
Details: Posting soon

Sept. 17

Zoom Meet & Greet @ 19:00 - 19:45

This will be chance for all performers, staff and industry reps to meet online, exchange contact information and network.

Sept. 19

Feature Presentation:
"Building Bridges with Japan"

Time: 4PM (JST)
Platform: Zoom
Fee: no charge
Presenter: Tomáš Mach

As one of the many success stories of KMC, Tomáš Mach was first introduced to Japan as a performer at KMC 2011, and over the years he has come to love the Japanese culture and people through music.
For this presentation he will share how he developed this meaningful relationship with Japan and how other artists can do the same.