Mariko Watabe and Fuji Japanese Music will perform Yamatogaku genre, one of Kabuki style-music in-person on Sunday. Oct. 17 at 1:30-2:00 pm at OC Japan Fair in the Orange County Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.
Songs: Edo Town Festival, Fox, Girl’s Portable Shrine
Shamisen by Yasoyo Yamato, Kanae Omura
Vocal by Etsuko Yokota, Hisae Kihara, Keiko Hashimoto
Narimono by Kimisen Katada, Kitarou Carlos Coronado, Keiko Hashimoto
Admission: $10 general admission, free admission for ages 6 and younger or 65 and older. Parking is $10.
Mariko Watabe has been introducing Kabuki dance and music to American audiences nationwide for over 40 years. She goes by her stage names such as; Kimisen Katada for Hayashi, Kyosho Yamato for Yamatogaku, Kichitoji Kineya for Nagauta; and Marifuji Bando for dance.