Kumoricon Event Calendar
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Events on, or including, Monday, July 20, 2009:
VAMPS LIVE 2009 U.S.A. featuring K.A.Z and HYDE
When: Monday, July 20, 2009, 19:00 to 22:00
"Mercer Street Music America is launching the VAMPS LIVE 2009 U.S. TOUR, a live concert tour for all Japanese music lovers, on both U.S. coasts beginning this July and ending in early August for three and a half weeks of radical and psychedelic rock and roll starring J-Rock legends HYDE (L'Arc-en-Ciel) on vocals and guitar and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust) on guitar. More information can be found on the VAMPS official website at www.vampsxxx.com."
Kumoricon is giving away 5 pairs of tickets to the Portland VAMPS concert on July 20 in a random drawing. To enter, email email@example.com, include "VAMPS" in the subject line by Monday, July 6, 11:59pm, and include your name, phone number, and mailing address. Each winner will receive two tickets. (Update: This contest has now ended.)
The Portland stop on the VAMPS tour is at the Hawthorne Theater. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show starts at 8:00pm. Purchase tickets for this showing or any showing in the US tour at the VAMPS LIVE 2009 U.S.A. web site.
"VAMPS is the name of the band formed by HYDE (L'Arc~en~Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust). HYDE and K.A.Z have been working together on HYDE's solo work since 2003. After years of collaboration, the two finally decided to form their own band and agreed that there was no better way to announce VAMPS than getting out in front of the fans right away. Their first nationwide tour of Japan, VAMPS LIVE 2008, kicked off at Zepp Tokyo. Between August 1, 2008 and October 28, 2008, VAMPS played 46 shows at the prestigious Zepp live houses throughout Japan. 46 shows in just 3 months is a rough schedule indeed! The tour was totally organized by VAMPS and the venues were custom decorated by spray art such as the now-famous VAMPS castle. The band played 6 to 10 shows at each Zepp venue and every single show was sold out! The continuous string of sold out shows were unprecedented and had never taken place during any other Zepp live house tour before. Come and see for yourself what is sure to be another colossal collaboration between HYDE and K.A.Z! VAMPS ROCKS!"
1507 SE 39th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
Doors open at 7:00pm, show starts at 8:00pm