Norifumi Shima: concerto moon bay area gig

CONCERTO MOON from Japan is confirmed for its first U.S. appearance at the second annual Bay Area Rock Festival. Led by guitar maestro Norifumi Shima, the group is celebrating its 10th anniversary as the self-proclaimed leading hard rock band of Japan by releasing a new studio album and a CD/DVD retrospective.

CONCERTO MOON's unique compositional style and fluid guitar arrangements has led it to opening-act slots for YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and SYMPHONY X while headlining numerous shows in its native country.

Bay Area Rock Festival is a two-day annual festival which features progressive and melodic rock and metal from around the world. This year's event will be held June 27-28 at the Independent in San Francisco and will feature additional performances by LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT, JEFF SCOTT SOTO, ENCHANT, ZERO HOUR, SUN CAGED and the ROCKET SCIENTISTS with special guest Lana Lane. Tickets are available through

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