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Along the Shonan Bay shore, all you do is beach, beach, beach, all day long

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Every year in July and August, wooden beach huts (umi no ie) pop up along the shores of Shonan Bay in Kanagawa Prefecture. Here is a list of some of the events taking place at a few of the most popular umi no ie in Hayama, Kamakura and Zushi in August.


Aug. 2 (Saturday)

Event name: Chan-Mika
Description: A "rough and tough" female singer/songwriter with roots in hip-hop, R&B, funk, soul, jazz and reggae.
Artist website: www.chan-mika.info
Venue: Blue Moon, Isshiki Kaigan, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.bluemoonhayama.net/english
Time: Open 5:30 p.m./start 6:30 p.m.
Charge: ¥2,000

Event name: Yukiko Miyazaki Brazilian Live
Description: Acoustic Brazilian music from male-female duo comprising vocalist Yukiko Miyazaki and violinist/guitarist Daisei Mii.
Artist website: Yukiko Miyazaki: yukikomiyazaki.com / Daisei Mii: daiseimii.com
Venue: Asia, Zaimokuza Beach, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.kamakura-asia.com
Time: Open 5 p.m./first show 6 p.m./second show 7 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 3 (Sunday)

Event name: Ikue Asazaki
Description: Artist with ethereal and earthy vocals, known for her performance of traditional Amami shimauta (folk songs from the Amami islands).
Artist website: www.asazakiikue.com
Venue: Blue Moon, Isshiki Kaigan, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.bluemoonhayama.net/english
Time: Open 5:30 p.m./start 6:30 p.m.
Charge: ¥2,000

Event name: It’s Show Time in Oasis
DJs: Jorentai / Tanaren / Gost / Happa Zuki / Takada Ragga DJs
Band: Maaad3 Takahiro (keyboards) / Ryukou (bass) / Yota (drums)
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 5:30-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 4 (Monday)

Event name: Keison with Kazz
Artist website: Keison: www.kobuchizawa.net/keison / Kazz: www.kazz.vg
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 5 (Tuesday)

Event name: Osaka Paradise ★ Azumi featuring Emi Shirazaki
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 7 (Thursday)

Event name: Keyco
Artist website: www.keyco.jp
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 8 (Friday)

Event name: Blue Moon Day: Thank You, Ikuma Saijo
Description: A time to remember musician Ikuma Saijo, who passed away on June 24, with music, a slideshow and more. Muse Awa will play the Indian flute and there will also be kids' hula dancing.
Venue: Blue Moon, Isshiki Kaigan, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.bluemoonhayama.net/english
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry

Event name: Hideaki Konno & Walking Rhythm (acoustic set)
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome

Event name: Green Star: Acoustic Reggae Day Vol. 3
Venue: Asia, Zaimokuza Beach, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.kamakura-asia.com
Time: Open 5:30 p.m./start 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome

Event name: Chihiro with Isaku Suzuki
Artist website: Chihiro: www.utautame.com / Isaku Suzuki: www.tayutae.exblog.jp/
Venue: Zushi Surfers, Shinjuku 5-822-2, Zushi, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.theroadandthesky.com/surfers
Time: 6 p.m.
Charge: ¥3,000 (one drink included)


Aug. 9 (Saturday)

Event name: Tettey “Bibio” Addy Dance Workshop
Description: Tettey “Bibio” Addy returns once again to Oasis this year, teaching the relationship between rhythm and dance as well as sharing African culture through lessons and workshops.
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Charge: ¥2,500

Event name: Kicell
Description: Imagine a sound that blends all of the elements of folk rock colliding with a mysterious electronic dub style and you should have some idea of what to expect from brothers Takefumi and Tomoharu Tsujimura, aka Kicell.
Venue: Blue Moon, Isshiki Kaigan, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.bluemoonhayama.net/english
Time: Open 5:30 p.m./start 6:30 p.m.
Charge: ¥2,000
Event name: Kojo Nanjo & Maa Family Band
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 10 (Sunday)

Event Name: Baobab & Blen night
Artists: Naoito, Coloridas, Koyo & 129th Street Band
DJ: Yadoguchi (Bar Blen Blen Blen), Yosuke Baobab
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 11 (Monday)

Event name: Eri Konishi Piano Trio
Description: Eri Konishi, Yukky and Shunya Mori, plus DJ Tommy Returntables (Sankofa) and guest vocalist Hirokazu Ise(The Ska Flames and Uncaba Authentic Band)
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 12 (Tuesday)

Event name: Acoustic Flash Back
Description: With artists Goro, Utumi, Nassy, Mizuno, Maasy and more
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome

Event name: Mika Hino Sunset Live
Description: Mika Hino (vocals), Satoshi Sano (trombone/percussion), Genta Ueki (guitar) and Kenrin Itakura (keyboards). An acoustic performance from Kamakura native and “Kohaku” veteran Mika Hino.
Venue: Asia, Zaimokuza Beach, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.kamakura-asia.com
Time: 6:25-7:55 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 13 (Wednesday)

Event Name: Acoustic Reggae Night
Description: With Horai Rockers, Kaago, Haiji, Ansa, Gost and Mykee
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: free entry/donations welcome

Event Name: Tettey “Bibio” Addy Rhythm & Dance Lesson
Description: Tettey “Bibio” Addy returns once again to Oasis this year, teaching the relationship between rhythm and dance as well as sharing African culture through lessons and workshops.
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Charge: ¥3,000


Aug. 15 (Friday)

Event name: Masato Minami
Description: A folk singer and guitarist with rock, folk and reggae influences.
Artist website: blogs.yahoo.co.jp/omutablues
Venue: Oasis
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 16 (Saturday)

Event name: Yasukatsu Oshima
Description: Oshima, from the Yaeyama islands of Okinawa, sings and plays the sanshin
Artist website: http://www.oshimayasukatsu.com/english
Venue: Blue Moon, Isshiki Kaigan, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.bluemoonhayama.net/english
Time: Open 5:30 p.m./start 6:30 p.m.
Charge: ¥2,000

Event name: Kobusi Nite
Description: With Kobusi Powa Band Daisen/Mighty Robo/Litt-D/U-D/Kon-Ryu
Artist website: www.facebook.com/pages/拳POWA-BAND/490787057692813
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 17 (Sunday)

Event name: Akira Tatsumi: Island Jazz on the Beach
Description: Tatsumi (sax), Tanco (bass), Shunya Mori (drums), Tatsuya Hataya (keyboards), Shinichiro Akihito (guitar)
Artist website: http://tatsumiakira.com
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 20 (Wednesday)

Event name: Oshika-mura Night
Description: Takeru Anbassa, Yota Kobayashi and more
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 21 (Thursday)

Event name: Satoko Nakamura (vocals/music) & Yuko Tamura (sand art)
Description: A performance best explained via this video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvpWFPNeO9w
Artist website: www.nakamurasatoko.com
Venue: Oasis, Morito Beach, Hayama-machi, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome

Event name: Ryutaro Makino’s Jazzy Sunset Live
Description: Kamakura-born Ryutaro Makino on vocals, Yudo Matsuo on guitar
Artist website: www.ryutaromakino.com
Venue: Asia, Zaimokuza Beach, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture
Venue website: www.kamakura-asia.com
Time: 6-6:40 p.m. (1st)/7-7:40 p.m. (2nd)
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 22 (Friday)

Event Name: COMA-CHI and Friends
Venue: Oasis
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry / donations welcome

Event name: Keison
Venue: Asia
Venue website: www.kamakura-asia.com
Time: Open 5:30 p.m./start 6-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 24 (Sunday)

Event name: Bob Marley Songs Day
Venue: Oasis
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 3-8 p.m.
Charge: Free entry/donations welcome


Aug. 27 (Wednesday)

Event name: Tettey “Bibio” Addy Rhythm & Dance Lesson
Description: Tettey “Bibio” Addy returns once again to Oasis this year, teaching the relationship between rhythm and dance as well as sharing African culture through lessons and workshops.
Venue: Oasis
Venue website: www.oasis-jahnodebeach.jp
Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Charge: ¥3,000

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