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July 2011 200 and Counting

I recently had a look at the live history section of the Schedule page (Past Gigs 2004 – 2011), and out of curiosity, I copied the list and pasted it into a spreadsheet to tally how many shows had been performed. I was excited to see that Missing Scene is about to play its 200th show in Japan! While the lineup of musicians has changed over the years and the repertoire of original songs has expanded considerably, we are pleased that the underlying ideas, feelings, and energy of the band are still the same. We hope you can come out and celebrate this event with us at the Clann in Jiyugaoka on Friday, August 5th at 20:00. It's a milestone we are very proud of, and we'd love to share our excitement with you!

April 2011 Donations for Disaster Victims in the Tohoku Area

On April 16, Missing Scene will play a show at O'Brien's in Hiyoshi with our old friends, the Delta Blues Project. It will be a night of fun and great music, and we are hoping that we can raise some money for those who are still dealing with the aftermath of the events in the Tohoku area. We will be giving any donations and tips you can offer directly to the Red Cross for tsunami relief. Please join us in trying to make a difference.

August 25, 2009 Missing Scene Scores Big Goal

Last month, Missing Scene wrote, recorded, and sold some new music to Konami Corporation for its ultra-popular sports video game called Pro-Evoltion Soccer: Winning 11. The 2010 version, available at the end of this year, will feature a song called Always And Always, a driving Brit-rock number featuring Joel's handy guitar work and lots of thick vocal harmonies. It's a bit different than most of the other Missing Scene recordings, so give it a listen and let us know what you think. To check it out, head on over to the blog or click here!

August 15, 2008 Hitch-hiking/Live Tour starting August 18th

Starting this Monday, Missing Scene’s music will make it’s way from Tokyo to Hokkaido by car. Whose car? Well, we don’t know yet…but look for us in Chiba on Monday, then Geoff will hitch north to play solo gigs in Ibaraki, Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate, and Hokkaido. Drop on by if you are in any of these areas for the holiday, and be sure to check the schedule as shows are being added all the time by friends and supporters of the band. And of course, if you see any of us on the highway, thumbs in the air, please stop!

See you up north!