Local Hotspots

COTONOHA schedule page

Enjoy the relaxing sounds of live music, light cuisine, art and a smooth, soothing and contemporary vibe at artspace and cafe COTONOHA. Check out the upcoming event schedule on the Event Programs & Shopping page (Japanese language only).


The Top Note
Restaurant and Music Spot
Top Note

Top Note Restaurant and Music Spot is located in Omoromachi (Shinotoshin) across from the Naha Main Place Shopping Center and Behind the Duty Free Station (DFS) near Naha and highway 330. The venue is clean and spacious, sporting live music, food, drinks, and a house stage that can rival the best on Okinawa! This venue was definitely designed with entertainment in mind first and foremost. It is also the chosen home of the Okinawa Jazz Association Jazz Orchestra as it also doubles as the regular rehearsal space for the band. The next time you are interested in some live entertainment, try and hit the Top Note!











Featured Event

Traditional African Djembe Live

at Cotonoha Artspace + Cafe

Complete! Stamp

Lamine Youl Djiabete

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Lamine Youl Djabate Live at COTONOHA!


African Percussionist/Singer/Songwriter/
Artist Youl Djiabate will be performing live at
COTONOHA Artspace + Cafe.

Date: October 10(Sat)
Door Open: 20:00
Show Time 20:30
Event Price: ¥1500 adv, 2000 Door
(drink/food not included in the ticket price.)


Link to his BIO in English and learn more
about Youl Djiabate


Support Local Artists!

Cd's On Sale Now!

Look for these Cd's in Local Stores or Online! Check in local retail stores in Japan for these titles or get them online at some of the most trusted and popular online stores like Amazon and iTunes!

Uchina Jazz Cd Cover

Uchina Jazz!

The Okinawa Jazz Association's first Jazz CD is on sale now in stores Japan-wide and internationally on the World Wide Web!!

Purchase your copy of this historic recording at local stores or online now!

Click play and hear a sample of two tracks now!

D'Meitz Album Cover

Chivalry, Solemnity, and Other Bad Ideas!Hip-Hip recording artist D'Meitz on his debut cd recording!! This acid Jazzy release was recorded in Okinawa, Japan and is Now On-Sale Internationally!


Purchase your copy at www.dmeitz.com or on iTunes now!

Click play and hear a sample of two tracks now!


Track Title: Coronado

Track Title: Everything


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Coming Up!

The 8th Naha Peace Art Festival

Okinawa Jazz Association Flyer

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*Click Here* For English Translation.


and the OKINAWA JAZZ ASSOCIATION JAZZ ORCHESTRA on Columbus Day, 10/12/2009
(Monday) at the Naha Shimin Kaikan Hall.

This concert will feature live performances
by local Junior musicians and the
Professional Okinawan Jazz Big Band.
For more detailed English Language
information, *Click Here*. Click on the flyer to
view an enlarged image.


Future Events

The following events can be found at

COTONOHA Artspace + Cafe:


Kosuke Kamishin & Arisa Muto (Pops)
Description: Classics from the 70's & 80's as

well as J-Pop Music and original music.

Kosuke Kamishin Myspace:

Arisa Muto Myspace:

Date: October 11 (Sun)
Door Open: 19:00
Show Time 19:30

Event Price: 2000 adv, 2000 Door
(drink/food not included)


Joef (Flamenco/Gypsy Rumba)  


Link to his Bio in English

Joef Myspace Page

Date: October 15 (Thu) & October 17 (Sat)
Door Open: 20:00
Show Time 20:30

Event Price: 1500 adv, 2000 Door
(drink/food not included) 


Miwa Uehara (Pops)

Miwa's Live 2009 Autumn *Love your Life* 

Classics from the 70's & 80's as well as J-Pop

Music and original music.

Date: October 22 (Thu)
Door Open: 20:00
Show Time 20:30

Event Price: 2000 adv, 2200 Door
(drink/food not included)    


Mio Matsuda with Cafe para Dos (Fado/Portuguese & Brazilian Pop)


Mio Matsuda's Japan tour with Ricardo Sandoval and Matthias Collet (Cafe para Dos)

Link to Matusda's Bio in English

Mio Matsuda Myspace Page

Date: October 30(Fri)
Door Open: 20:00
Show Time 20:30

Event Price: 1500 adv, 2000 Door
(drink/food not included) 




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