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Sun, Sep 11


The Robin Theatre

Hiroya Tsukamoto at The Robin

Matinee show, 3PM. The award-winning guitarist, singer and storyteller, Hiroya Tsukamoto, returns to The Robin! A fan favorite, Tsukamoto blends folk, Jazz and world music styles, all while spinning charming tales of his varied travels.

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Hiroya Tsukamoto at The Robin
Hiroya Tsukamoto at The Robin

Time & Location

Sep 11, 2022, 3:00 PM

The Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA

About The Event

3PM show, 2:30 doors

$20 advance, $25 doors

*BYOB: You can bring beer or wine from Sleepwalker (next-door to The Robin) to this show. Outside, non-alcoholic beverages are also allowed.

*COVID-19: Please stay home if you're feeling unwell. Vaccinated folks = mask optional. Masks required if unvaccinated. We recommend that attendees wear masks when not actively drinking.

Hiroya Tsukamoto is an innovative guitarist and composer fuses folk, jazz, and world music. Born and raised in Japan, in 2000 he received a scholarship to Berklee College of music and came to the U.S.“In terms of musicianship, Tsukamoto’s guitar work was just ridiculous. Right from the beginning of his first song, it was obvious that the folks in Bernunzio’s were in for a treat. His brand of finger style guitar is so intricate, and so blazingly fast at the same time, I kept imagining how many clones I would need to make of myself to accurately replicate his sound. One song that drove that point home was his set opener, “From Coast to Coast,” a song that had some of the fastest harmonic runs I’ve heard,” wrote Trevor Lewis of the Rochester City News.  Tsukamoto’s instrumental abilities are indeed breathtaking and astounding, but his performances are so much more than that.  He has the unique capability of engaging an audience thru a personable and genuine approach that transfixes his audience and almost transcends his capabilities as a guitarist. Audience members will be mesmerized; Tsukamoto plays with an effortless skill on the guitar and a repertoire that will have you traveling the world, not to mention experiencing new sounds with his own compositions.  Tsukamoto headlines concerts throughout the U.S. as well as internationally including Blue Note in NYC and Japanese National Television. 

Recently, Hiroya won 2nd place in International Finger Style Guitar Championship in 2018. 


"...chops, passion and warmth. Zealously recommended!"  


“HiroyaTsukamoto plays with fluid mastery, pristine tone, and great warmth. " 

-Celine Keating (author / Acoustic Guitar Magazine / minor7th) 

"HiroyaTsukamoto takes us to an impressionistic journey " 

-Boston Herald  You Tube 


Another Great Day To Be Alive 

From Coast to Coast 


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