June 12 open 14h00 start 14h30 Tokyo Shibuya JP Kouen Dori Classics

Sunday June 12 2022 open 14h00 start 14h30
Carl joins forces with Michiyo Yagi’s quartet Talon, a group that combines traditional Japanese music with elements of progressive rock, avant-garde contemporary music, and free improvisation What will happen when a laptop joins with four kotos in the hands of these exciting and ground breaking musicians? Come to the show to find out!


  • Michiyo Yagi (electric 21-string koto, electric 17-string koto, 13-string koto, voice) https://www.facebook.com/michiyo.yagi.50
  • Carl Stone (laptop) http://rlsto.net
  • Hiroko Takahashi (electric 17-string koto, 13-string koto, voice)
  • Maki Isogai (17-string koto, 13-string koto, voice)
  • Michie Kobayashi (25-string koto, voice)

Advance Reservation: ¥3000 Same Day: ¥3500 door (+ 1 drink min.)
Kouen Dori Classics
Yamate Kyoukai B1F Udagawacho Shibuya-ku
Map (Japanese) here
WEB: http://www.koendoriclassics.com

Archive: June 4 Open 16:30 / Start 17:00 Niigata JP Niigata Kensei-kinenkan

Saturday June 4 2022 Open 16:30 / Start 17:00
Carl celebrates the special sounds of Niigata in a performance at the Niigata Kensei-kinenkan.


ADV ¥3000 / DOOR ¥3,500

Niigata Kensei-kinenkan
3-2 Ichibanboridori-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City
Map (Japanese) here
WEB: http://www.experimentalrooms.com/events/34.html
WEB: https://niigata-bs.sakura.ne.jp/si/kensei/

Archive: May 29 open 18h00 start 18h30 Tokyo Shimokitazawa Lady Jane

Sunday May 29 2022 open 18h00 start 18h30
Carl Stone & Michiyo Yagi IMPROV DUO!

Carl’s return to this long-standing and intimate venue in Shimokitazawa, after almost five years. A great place to listen to what can happen when a virtuoso koto player who is constantly pushing the boundaries gets tangled up with a live-sampling sonic Cuisinart blender masquerading as a laptop.


  • Carl Stone
  • Michiyo Yagi

¥3000 (w/ pre-reservation), ¥3500 same day
I drink minimum.

Lady Jane
Daizawa 5-31-14Setagaya-ku Tokyo 1F
東京都世田谷区代沢5丁目31−14 第2和泉ハイツ 1F03-3412-2947
Map (Japanese) here
WEB: http://bigtory.jp/
WEB: https://www.facebook.com/LadyJane.bigtory

Archive: May 21 Open 19h00 Start 19h30 Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Hikari no Uma Tokyo Improvisation Carnival vol.5

Saturday May 21 2022 Open 19h00 Start 19h30
Carl and Makiko Sakurai reunite for a duo performance at Hikari no Uma, the intimate cafe space in Okubo. Makiko Sakurai is a vocalist as well as a Shirabyōshi (白拍子), namely a Japanese female entertainer who practiced in the Heian and Kamakura periods, singing songs and performing dances dressed as men.Also on the evening’s bill: WCN v2A (Izumi Gunji + Sean Fujimoto)、Kyohansha (ISSHEE (bass) + Keiko Higuchi (dms.vo.))

Online streaming at: https://www.youtube.com/user/clublunatica

To sign up for online delivery:: https://clublunatica.stores.jp for one week
Resevation: Hikarino Uma  clublunatica@icloud.com
Information: Maripla info@mari-pla.me


  • Carl Stone
  • Makiko Sakurai
  • WCN v2a
  • Kyohansha

Advance: ¥3000 Same Day: ¥3500 (+ 1 drink)

Hikari no Uma
Hyakunincho 1-23-17 B1 Ohkubo Shinjuku-ku Tokyo
169-0073 東京都新宿区百人町1-23-17-B1
Map (English) at here

Archive: February 19 Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Root-k Contemporary Gallery

Saturday February 19 2022 17h00
Carl performs in conjunction with ON::OFF::ON, the solo exhibition from artist Gil Kuno. The event features a first time collaboration with Kuno and legendary drummer Tatsuya Yoshida.



Buy Tickets Online

Root-k Contemporary Gallery
〒162-0836 Tokyo-to Shinjuku-ku Minami-cho 6
〒162-0836 東京都新宿区南町603-6280-8808
Map (Japanese) here
WEB: https://root-k.jp
IG: #rk_contemporary

Archive: January 16 19h00 Ho Chi Minh City VN MoT+++ Saigon

Thursday January 16 2020 19h00
Carl’s Ho Chi Minh City debut!
The venue is MoT+++s an independent, artist-run space in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. it collaborates with artists to create an experimental environment that encourages artists to push the boundaries of their practice. Joining for the evening will be Lý Trang the experimental pop/electronic composer and producer based in Hanoi as well as cross genre multi-instrumental musician and sound artist Scobi Wan.


100,000 dong

MoT+++ Saigon
1057 Đường Bình Quới, Phường 28, Bình Thạnh, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam


April 18 open 18h00 start 18h30 Kyoto JP Soto

Sunday April 18 2021 open 18h00 start 18h30
Kukan “Tenet” Release Live
A live concert celebrating the latest release from Kyoto-based Kukangendai, as well as the LP+CD release of Carl’s “Stolen Car” on Unseen Worlds.
You can view this on YouTube as a modestly priced ticket event. For more information please go to http://soto-kyoto.jp/210418reservation/

  • Carl Stone
  • Kukangendai
  • Sofheso

Advance: ¥2500 Same Day: ¥3000 Web Only: ¥1000
18, Shishigatani Honeninnishimachi, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi,
Kyoto, 606-842

Map (English) at here
Map (Japanese) at here

January 26 open 18h00 start 19h00 Tokyo Koto-ku KS Loft House

Sunday January 26 2020 open 18h00 start 19h00
Winter Party -Carl Stone, Yasumune Morishige, Akaihirume

A private house next to a temple and cemetery in the Kiyosumi area of Tokyo becomes the venue for a special installation/performance by Carl Stone (electronics) Akaihirume (voice) and Morishige Yasumune (cello). Multiple rooms in the uniquely designed house, plus adjacent areas surrounding, serve as the stage. The three artists find a way for a unique interaction.

*please contact akaihirume@gmail.com
「subject: JAN26」for location details.


“Nagesen” (free donation)

KS Loft House
Access details will be provided upon registration


Archive: February 9 7:30 PM San Diego CA White Box Live Arts

Sunday February 9 2020 7:30 PM
Carl returns to San Diego after a 7 year hiatus to perform a solo concert at White Box Live Arts, located inside Liberty Station. This event is part of the Fresh Sound series, produced and hosted by Bonnie Wright. The mission of the Fresh Sound series is to bring a wide range of new music and stellar musicians to San Diego that wouldn’t normally find themselves in the area. Fresh Sound began presenting concerts in 1997 “and will continue ad infinitum.”

$20/$10 students at the door

White Box Live Arts
2590 Truxtun Rd #205, San Diego, CA 92106