X Japan’s Yoshiki Sells Out Solo Summer Concert Series

X Japan bandleader and one of his homeland’s biggest rock stars Yoshiki has sold out his sixth annual solo summer concert series set to take place in early August — 12 shows in seven days — at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo Ballroom. Tickets went for approximately $800 a pop. The exclusive events will see Yoshiki on piano performing a mix of X Japan’s popular songs and his own classical-music compositions including the theme for the Golden Globes and “Anniversary,” the latter written to celebrate the 10th year of the Emperor of Japan’s reign. Yoshiki has also announced that he will premiere a new piece at the concerts.

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