This Feeling to curate second stage at Tokyo Rocks 2013

London club night organisers bringing seven acts to Japan

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Organisers of London club night This Feeling will curate the second stage of this year's Tokyo Rocks festival, it has been confirmed.

This Feeing will be taking seven acts to Tokyo for the festival, which takes place between in the 60k capacity Ajinomoto Stadium on May 11-12. Curated by Alan McGee, Tokyo Rocks has already confirmed Blur and My Bloody Valentine will headline the festival with Carl Barat and Primal Scream both performing live.

Speaking about This Feeling, Alan McGee said: "This Feeling is the best club in the UK for rock'n'roll music. They are doing a great job of highlighting and supporting new bands. They believe in UK guitar music and are doing all they can to get it out there."

Meanwhile, Takashi Yano, Tokyo Rocks producer, adds: "I believe This Feeling will bring a special stage to Tokyo Rocks and introduce the best in UK new guitar music to the Japanese crowd. We are very pleased to have this special collaboration."

Tokyo Rocks and This Feeling are presenting a selection of bands due to play the festival this year at Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London on March 17, with Japanese artist Illion confirmed to play his first show outside of Japan.

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