Shibuya Public Hall

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Shibuya Public Hall
Shibuya C.C.Lemon hall.jpg
Location Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Type Indoor theatre
Opened 1964
Renovated 2006
Owner City of Shibuya
Seating type Reserved
Capacity 2,084
Website shibuko.com

The Shibuya Public Hall (渋谷公会堂 Shibuya Kōkaidō?) or Shibuya C.C. Lemon Hall (渋谷C.C.Lemonホール Shibuya C.C. remon hōru?) is a live theatre in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. It was completed in 1964. In the 1964 Summer Olympics, the weightlifting events took place there.[1][2]

The theatre was sponsored by Dentsu and Suntory, which paid ¥80 million to have its name associated with the building from 2006 to 2011.

Notable events[edit]

  • Loudness recorded their live VHS/Beta Live-Loud-Alive: Loudness in Tokyo here on November 2, 1983. However, the double LP of the same name was not, that was recorded at Nakano Sun Plaza during the same tour.
  • Dead End recorded their live video Psychoscape here on September 24, 1988. They held a 25th anniversary concert here on September 16, 2012, which was later released as the live DVD Kaosmoscape.[3]
  • X Japan recorded their live video Blue Blood Tour Bakuhatsu Sunzen Gig here on March 16, 1989. The tickets for the show sold out in two hours, months in advance.[4]
  • Susumu Hirasawa recorded his first solo live video/album Error, with a 5 piece live band and a 32 piece orchestra, here on July 11, 1990 (the last show of his World Turbine Tour). He also recorded the live video Sim City Tour, with vocalist Miss-N, here on September 6, 1995 (the last show of his Interactive Live Show Sim City Tour). He would play other shows on 25 June 1991 (with a 10-piece live band on the last show of the Virtual Rabbit Tou), on September 23, 1992 (the Hi-Res show, with no live band), on March 21, 1994 (with vocalist Jun Togawa as the last show of the Aurora Tour 1994 Interactive Live Legend of Aurora), and all three shows of his Interactive Live Show 2013 「Nomonos and Imium from January 24-26, 2013.[5]
  • Daikoku Danji held their first Japanese concert here on March 20, 2012, which was released on DVD as Daikoku Danji Japan First Live 2012.
  • Galneryus held there the final concert of Major Debut 10th Anniversary Tour "Arising The Ironhearted Flag".

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 124.
  2. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2, Part 2. pp. 401-12.
  3. ^ "DEAD END Major Debut 25th Anniversary Live Kaosmoscape". jame-world.com. Japanese Music Entertainment. 2012-10-06. Retrieved October 6, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Indies eXplosion: The Early History of X JAPAN". JRock Revolution. 2007-10-29. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  5. ^ "平沢進 Live Data". MODEROOM. Fascination, inc. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 

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Preceded by
Hibiya Public Hall
Host of the
Japan Record Awards

1967-1968
Succeeded by
Imperial Garden Theater

Coordinates: 35°39′51.55″N 139°41′51.91″E / 35.6643194°N 139.6977528°E / 35.6643194; 139.6977528