「Music Lane Festival Okinawa 2025 / Trans Asia Music Meeting 2025」Announced!
Open call for artists begins Friday, June 7!

The international showcase festival “Music Lane Festival Okinawa 2025 / Trans Asia Music Meeting 2025” will be held for three days from January 17 (Fri.) to 19 (Sun.), 2025, mainly at the Music Town Oto-Ichiba in Okinawa City,Okinawa, Japan.

Based on a circuit-type showcase festival, this year’s event will include expanded conference, networking, and DX content, as well as a market element.

The main focus will be on showcase live performances in the streets of Koza, and matching artists with DELEGATES, music professionals invited mainly from Asia. Deligates’ job titles vary from music festival organizers, promoters, label representatives, media, and so on.
We conduct a wide range of 1-on-1 meetings, conferences, and hackathons that aim to “enrich the future of music,” and discover a new future for music through direct dialogue that differs from online.

In addition, we will enhance our conferences and networking for the to B market with Norikazu Yamaguchi (Studio Entre, Inc.) as DX Advisor and Program Director.

<Call for Artists>
Applications for artists will be accepted from the public through a special form on the official website. (Japanese and English)

Submission period: June 7, 2024 (Fri.) 20:00 – July 15, 2024 (Sun.) 23:59 (JST)

In cooperation with TuneCore Japan, a music distribution service, we are calling for artists who have an account on TuneCore Japan. (A dedicated application site will be set up on the TuneCore Japan website.)

In addition, in cooperation with .mura (DotMura Inc.), we will release the works of the performing artists as NFT digital works to secure a new source of revenue for the artists and to promote the event. (Details to be announced at a later date)

Artists selected to perform will receive the following benefits
・Live showcase performance (30 minutes of performance time)
・Participation in all conference programs
・Direct networking with local and international music professionals, including 1-on-1 meetings
・Receive a pass to the event

「Music Lane Festival Okinawa 2025 / Trans Asia Music Meeting 2025」
Date: Jan. 17 (Fri.)-19 (Sun.), 2025
Venue: Music Town Oto-Ichiba 3F Hall, 1F Music Plaza, and surrounding live houses (Okinawa City, Okinawa, Japan)

Official website

Inquiries: Music Town Oto Ichiba  +81-98-932-1949

Organized by: Okinawa City, Music Town Oto Ichiba
Cooperated by: studio ENTRE / .mura / LAB
Supported by: TuneCore Japan


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