Sep 9, 2011

HAA - TO BII - TO [ハート ビート] (UK charity concert)

Lo-Fi will be performing at "Zigfrid von Underbelly" in Hoxton Square on Saturday October 22nd 2011 with some awesome artists for a charity event called HAA - TO BII - TO [ハート ビート] 

 HAA - TO BII - TO [ハート ビート] 
in support of

New music from Tokyo and London including:

The UK Debut of the Japanese Band Lo-Fi as part of their first UK Tour 2011. Lo-Fi are an underground music trio that fuses Jazz Breakbeats, Hip-hop & Soul.

A J Pop/Rock influenced band fronted by Megumi Miyoshi, a singer/songwriter from Sendai, Japan.
They have just released their debut “Waltz for Broken Dolls” which is a concept album telling the story of a young girl growing up under the strict pressures of Japanese society, but manages to stay on her own path.

K-Shaped Rooms
A London-based band fusing blues, funk and American rock, influenced by Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Police, Curtis Mayfield and Level 42.

A Latvian Regina Spektor, now based in London - GaYa is an award-winning singer and musician influenced by Nina Simone, Bobby McFerrin, Bjork and Adele.
She has performed at various venues in Riga, the capital of Latvia, and her hometown Ogre as well as in some neighbour countries, and has been named The Best Voice Timbre at the vocal contest in Lithuania. In 2009 Gaya had an opportunity to sing with one of her great influences Bobby McFerrin at his solo concert in Sweden.

HAA - TO BII - TO [ハート ビート] is also a fundraising event for Aid For Japan. 
Aid For Japan is a charity set up by Akemi Solloway that is raising money to support orphans of the Japanese Tsunami and Earthquake in the long term.
Founder, Akemi Solloway will be giving a short presentation on the charity as part of this live music event.
To find out more about Aid For Japan, please visit their website:

Terracotta Distribution Prize Raffle for Ticket Holders
All ticket-holders will have a chance to win one of a selection of Asian films courtesy
of Terracotta Distribution
Winners will be announced at the end of the event.
Terracotta Distribution will also be present at the event. Visit them in the
merchandise area to buy one of their contemporary film releases from Japan,
Korea, China, Indonesia and wider Asia.

Date and Time: Saturday October 22nd 2011 7.30pm – 11pm
Venue: Zigfrid von Underbelly (Downstairs at Zigfrid) 11 Hoxton Square N1 6NU
Contact: +44 207 613 1988
Tickets: £6 on the door