“State Of The Art” Music Live, a special performance merging technology and music, highlights the finest in contemporary Japanese pop with cutting-edge visuals. Supported by Japan’s leading digital artist-empowerment platform Zaiko, this two-night event held on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 will be live-streamed and feature a wide variety of future-facing products elevating the digital event experience.
Held as part of celebrated Japanese music company Avex’s MEET YOUR ART FESTIVAL 2022 “New Soil,” this two-night concert series brings Japanese pop acts to a special stage utilizing the latest in augmented reality technology. Viewers who purchase a digital ticket will also receive a special Digitama NFT ticket stub, providing them with a one-of-a-kind souvenir to remember the event. The shows will also utilize Zaiko’s Live Commerce feature, allowing fans to buy merchandise in real-time while watching the show.
The May 14 show finds prolific producer and artist Taku Takahashi curating a show of creative J-pop makers bringing something new to the industry. Performers include genre-bending singer-songwriter DAOKO, young experimental pop provocateur Chameleon Lime Whoopiepie, sentimental songwriter RUNG HYANG and Takahashi himself. Night two on May 15 centres around Tokyo rockers I Don’t Like Mondays.
This special event promises to showcase the latest in technology mingling with music, offering a peak at the future of digitally assisted performances.
“State Of The Art” Music Live
Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 (6:15 p.m. Japan Standard Time for night one, 6:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time for night two) Archives are viewable until Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 18 respectively.
Online Tickets Cost About $28 USD Per Night