Kitaro brings a totally unique audio/visual experience to California with his ‚ÄúKojiki and The Universe‚ÄĚ tour beginning Nov 16 and culminating Dec 1, 2017.
Online PR News – 27-October-2017 – Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles, CA (September, 2017) ‚Ä¶ Kitaro brings a totally unique audio/visual experience to California with his upcoming ‚ÄúKojiki and The Universe‚ÄĚ tour beginning November 16 and culminating December 1, 2017. The tour stop in Los Angeles is Friday, November 17 at the Historic Immanuel Presbyterian Church, following the opening night performance in San Diego the evening before at The Garfield Theater in San Diego on Thursday, November 16.
Presenting¬†a totally unique visual experience, the presentation of ‚ÄúKojiki and The Universe‚ÄĚ merges Kitaro‚Äôs music for the show (his most notable songs as well as songs from ‚ÄúKojiki‚ÄĚ, his 1990 Grammy Nominated album) with dynamic space-age photographic scenes of the Universe.¬†The awesome visuals feature¬†time-lapse images, expertly intertwined with real-time films provided by, and in cooperation with, NASA and Kyoto University. Watch the tour trailer here (Here: http://bit.ly/UniverseTour)
‚ÄúKojiki and The Universe‚ÄĚ was created by Kitaro in collaboration with Astronomy¬†Professor Kazunari Shibata. The entire production of Kojiki and the Universe was developed using modern¬†film editing techniques, as well as state-of-the-art hardware and software.¬†¬†In Japanese mythology, Kojiki is a story closely related to evolution of the universe. It describes the origin of Heaven, Earth and the creation of the Gods.¬†Utilizing¬†Kitaro‚Äôs¬†album as the soundtrack, ‚ÄúKojiki and The Universe‚ÄĚ is a¬†chronicle of astronomical research as well as a¬†beautiful introduction to modern astronomy for everyone. Here‚Äôs an example of one of the scenes (http://bit.ly/2z3bw3x) from the show.
All California tour dates include the KITARO VIP EXPERIENCE ticket purchase option which provides guests with Gold
Circle seating; an intimate, in-person post-concert reception with Kitaro, a personally autographed copy of his
‚ÄúKojiki And The Universe‚ÄĚ DVD (http://bit.ly/KitaroDVD) as well as his most recent CD album release, ‚ÄúSacred
Journey Of Ku-Kai Volume 5‚ÄĚ and a tour poster.
Having received Grammy nominations for volumes 1-4, ‚ÄúSacred Journey Of Ku-Kai Volume 5" (http://bit.ly/KitaroNewAlbum) is presented by Kitaro‚Äôs long-time label, the Domo Music Group (http://www.domomusicgroup.com/).
The Ku-Kai series concept arose after the global events on the fateful day of September 11, 2001. Kitaro was traveling on a jet from Japan to Los Angeles when the transcontinental flight was diverted to Hawaii for 5 days due to the tragedy. It was during this time of disbelief and uncertainty that Kitaro envisioned the Ku-Kai series as a means of uniting the world through music embracing his frequently referenced universal message of peace.
The Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai series is an earthly voyage that transports the listener to the eighty-eight sacred temples located on Shikoku Island in Japan, ancestral home of the beloved Buddhist holy man Ku-kai. The music, which pays homage to the true to life excursion made over 1100 years ago on Shikoku Island endures to this day. Each track on the album revolves around the unique bell sound from the individual temples, using actual sampling and Kitaro's inspired musical interpretations and distillations of their essences.¬†
2017 CA Tour Dates City Venue Link to Tickets
Thursday, Nov. 16 La Jolla Garfield Theatre La Jolla Tickets (https://tickets.alistixs.com/event/kitaro-sd/listing)
Friday, Nov. 17 Los Angeles Immanuel Presbyterian Church Los Angeles Tickets
Saturday, Nov. 18 San Francisco Grace Cathedral San Francisco Tickets (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3055711)
Sunday, Nov. 19 Healdsburg Raven Performing Arts Theater Healdsburg Tickets (https://tickets.alistixs.com/event/Kitaro-Raven)
Thursday, Nov. 30 Portland First Congregational Church Portland Tickets (https://tickets.alistixs.com/event/kitaro-OR)
Friday, Dec. 1 Seattle Center For Spiritual Living Seattle Tickets
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