X Japan kicks off their Japan tour in Ishinomaki.
X Japan begins their Japan tour in Ishinomaki, honoring Yoshiki’s promise back in September 2013 to return to the city and perform a charity concert. Only 150 tickets are available for this intimate show with proceeds going to Central Community Chest of Japan.
75 tickets will be auctioned on Yahoo! Japan while the other 75 tickets will remain free for residents in Ishinomaki, Higashimatsuyama, and Onagawa. Residents of these cities can enter to win a ticket on the Yahoo! Japan auction site.
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December 2,3 and 4 Yokohama Arena —> SOLD OUT
December 14 Nagoya Gaishi Hall —> SOLD OUT
Additional tour dates released: Yokohama Arena on Dec 1st and Nagoya Gaishi Hall on Dec 15th.
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