TiA and Kohei
TiA signed a contract with Epic Records when she was just 16 and became famous for her song “Ryuusei” which was featured as one of the Naruto ending theme song. TiA had an opening theme for the anime Yakitate!! Japan and an ending theme for the famous Japanese Music TV show “Hey Hey Hey Music Champ”. TiA first album received a Gold Disc Award in Japan.
TiA won first place at the biggest gospel competition in the US – “McDonald’s Gospelfest 2016”. Afterward, she won she appeared in multiple Japanese TV shows and newspapers. TiA has performed at the Yokohama port Festival 2017 (700,000 Attendance) as a guest singer.
TiA was commended as an IFA United Nations NGO-OCCAM International Ambassador-Singer for her efforts in encouraging cultural exchanges between Japan and the United States.
She will be releasing her new single “Galaxy Ride” in 2018.
Kohei Hattori is a singer from Tokyo, Japan. He is an Apollo winner as well as a finalist in McDonald’s GospelFest in 2016 and 2017. Kohei has also been featured on the Steve Harvey Show on Fox, and has appeared on M-On TV with Japanese Recording Artist The RAMPAGE. Kohei has also hosted events at Diamondz N Da Ruff, Gloria Carter’s (Jay-Z’s mother) Newark, NJ cafe and opened shows for Wu Tang Clan (Raekwon), Lil Mama, Lyfe Jennings, and Case.
Kohei has performed at the Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, Prudential Center, Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2017, Cherry Blossom Festival in DC, and Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
He was the Official MC at Japan Fes in 2017 and 2018. Japan Fes is the biggest Japanese street fare in East coast.
Kohei was commended as an IFA United Nations NGO-OCCAM International Ambassador-Singer for his efforts in encouraging cultural exchanges between Japan and the United States.
He will be releasing his new single “POWER TO THE PEOPLE” in 2018.
You can catch TiA and Kohei performing all three days!
- Friday | 10 PM
- Saturday | 7 PM
- Sunday | 2 PM
Mail Order Monsters
Mail Order Monsters are a three piece music and video performance group, celebrating of the sound of the Commodore 64 computer. They play a wide range of Commodore 64 game music and also original music. Mail Order Monsters use custom built sound controllers that utilize the audio chip from the Commodore 64, named the SID chip, and place it in a custom circuity that allows the SID to be used in new ways. Their music pushes the SID chip past its previous limitations using custom assembled hardware controllers and software. Mail Order Monsters also use modern synthesizers layered in with the SID chip to produce a new feel and unique sound. Their songs are accompanied by engaging visual projections synced to their music. They have performed at several 8-bit festivals such as 8-static and GR8Bit, played at numerous regional venues, and have performed at ArtPrize.
You can catch Mail Order Monsters performing on Friday at 8 PM!
Super Guitar Bros
The Super Guitar Bros aren’t actually brothers - They’re bros!
Sam and Steve combine their love of video game music with their passion for acoustic/classical guitar to bring you a one of a kind musical experience.
Sometimes chill. Sometimes intense. Always super!
You can catch Super Guitar Bros performing on Saturday at 3 PM!
The Jafax Electronic Dance will run from 10 PM to 1 AM on Saturday Night
Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, Esher has been Djing an eclectic mix of events for the past 7 years. Taking the audience on a journey from heavy electro to uplifting trance, he mainly just hits play and holds up heart hands.
Riku Namako Bio: DJ. The cute one. Bumpin tracks and lots for weeb flair are what Riku's dishing out on the decks. #limitbreak
Marson Bio: Marson has played numerous events over his 5 year attempt at what some people would call "Deejaying" to a litany of mixed reviews, ranging from "I mean, he's not awful." to "I was told there would be free drinks. Are there not free drinks?" Marson is back for the second year in a row to bring you even more sick beats and awkward background music while you stand in the back of the room and kind of bob your head up and down a little bit.