“Tokyo Tower” Partners with Leading Japanese Broadcaster for Global Event

CHATTANOOGA, TN – June 15, 2010

Tokyo Tower, a prominent online American Japanese rock and pop music show, has today announced a partnership with Tokyo FM – a leading Japanese broadcaster – for a global concert initiative designed to bring awareness to Earth consciousness and environmental responsibilities. Tokyo Tower's broadcast of this celebration of music and nature, Tokyo FM's 21st Annual Tokyo FM Earth Day Concert, will take place Wednesday, June 16th at 9 PM ET at WAWL.org

The 21st Annual Tokyo FM Earth Day Concert, recorded earlier this year by Tokyo FM, is being broadcast by leading stations around the world. Broadcast by media outlets in China, Great Britain, Canada, France, Australia, and more, the 21st Annual Tokyo FM Earth Day Concert provides listeners with a one-of-a-kind musical experience while raising awareness about key environmental issues. As part of the concert's environmental focus, the concert will also feature pro-Earth messages for the ambassadors of partner countries.

The musical lineup for the concert – emanating from the world-renowned Nippon Budokan – features flagship Asian acts like Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, a prominent ska band in Japan recognized worldwide for their unique and high quality performance, the talented Masayoshi Yamazaki, the internationally popular all-girl group AKB48, and Amin, a Chinese singer well-known for her collaborations with popular Japanese acts.

Tokyo FM and Tokyo Tower, in partnering for this media event, hope to provide a diverse and global listenership the opportunity to hear the best in musical acts from across Asia while simultaneously making those listeners aware of key environmental issues. The concert will broadcast on Tokyo Tower Wednesday, June 16th, at 9 PM ET and can be streamed online by visiting WAWL.org

ABOUT TOKYO TOWER: Tokyo Tower is a weekly show dedicated to bringing listeners worldwide the best of J-Rock and J-Pop plus the best in anime and convention news, guest interviews, and more. Tokyo Tower is hosted by Zippy and The Cay every Wednesday night 9PM to 11PM Eastern from the campus of Chattanooga State Technical Community College's radio station, The WAWL, in Chattanooga, TN. The show can be streamed via WAWL.org.

ABOUT TOKYO FM: Tokyo FM, a top Japanese broadcaster based in Tokyo, Japan is the flagship station of the Japan FM Network. Bringing listeners in Tokyo and beyond the best of today's Asian music, Tokyo FM has an established track record as both a listener-committed station and a station committed to broader goals in environmental and social responsibility.


Tokyo Tower Broadcast

June 16th, 9 PM to 11 PM Eastern

Streaming live at WAWL.org

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