MAI KAWAMURA: Pops Singer-Songwriter
Born:Inuyama-City, Aichi, Japan
1996: Began singing as a professional singer/songwriter
2002: Released – Indies Debut Single, “I Still Love You” (Moon-Bunny).
2003: Released – Major Label Debut Album, “amaranth – MULTI COLORED -“ (Nichion/Polydor).
2003-2005 :Focused on concerts in Japan. Hosted a radio program and an internet TV show.
2005 :Moved to NYC.
2006: Released self-produced mini-album “Sa Ra So Ju”
2007-2008 :Signed management contract with Global Entertainment Rhythms. Recorded for Marcus H. Knight (Cotton Club CEO).
2009 :Left GER. Donated parts of profit from CD sales to UNICEF.Released official U.S. debut album, “MAI Life” (Lucero Records)
2010: Appeared in Bitter End (NY) – March and July (Appeared as a headliner – First for the Japanese artist)“MAI Life” Japan Tour
2011: Appeared in JaNet Japan Earthquake/Tsunami Benefit Live at Bitter End(with Senri Oe, Kay Matsukawa, Chris Lind, Shiro Ohtake and others). “MAI Life” Asian Tour (Taiwan, Hong Kong and Vietnam)
2013 : Release second U.S. album (10th Year Anniversary Album) “PLUS 10″(1/11)
2014 : Moved back to Japan. Solo concert @ DOXY (Nagoya,Japan 10/10)
2015 : Solo concert @ BL cafe (Nagoya,Japan 12/4)
2016 : Mai Kawamura with sunagimo @ Bottom Line (Nagoya,Japan 5/13)
1997~2000 :Yamaha Hall (Aichi,Japan)
2001: Musica (Aichi,Japan)
2002: Meitetsu 7 (Aichi,Japan) Shibuya APIA (Tokyo,Japan)
2002~2004: Armadillo (Aichi,Japan)
2003 :Oshiro Concert, (Aichi,Japan)
2003~2004: Yotsuya Tenmado & Comfort (Tokyo,Japan)
2004: Harajuku Ruido, Shibuya APIA (Tokyo,Japan)
2004: Ukai Festival (Aichi,Japan)
2004~2005 :Urban Cowboy (Aichi,Japan)
2005: Z-Lounge (NY)
2007 :Knitting Factory (NY) Club Aruba (NY)
2008 :Creole (NY) Takano-Ya (Tokyo,Japan)
2009 :Central Park Japan Day Concert (NY) Live @ Top Tunes (NY) Concert at Madison Ave. Japanese Street Fair (NY)
JAM in Brooklyn (NY) Bitter End (NY)
2010: Bitter End (NY) – March and July ,“MAI Life” Japan Tour/Shinjuku Takanoya(Tokyo),Yoyogi Boogale(Tokyo)
2011: JaNet Japan Earthquake/Tsunami Benefit Live at Bitter End (with SenriOe, Kay Matsukawa, Chris Lind, Shiro Ohtake and others). “MAI Life” Asian Tour (Taiwan, Hong Kong and Vietnam. )
2013:”PLUS 10″ Japan Tour Adriana(Nagoya),Mandala(Tokyo),November eleventh(Tokyo),La-donnna(Tokyo)
2015: BL Cafe (Nagoya,Japan)
2016: Bottom Line (Nagoya,Japan)
2000 :Change – CAT TV “Machikado-Balloon”
2002: Carry Me Back – “Kasugai-City JC GTS”
2003~2004: Dancing Queen -Radio, Cover Song Festa
2004: Machi – Kisogawa Ukai Festival
2009 :Another day – JaNet Lecture Series (on YouTube)
-Radio, TV, Magazines and Musical-
2003~2004 :Radio – Hosted “Cover Song Festa”
2003~2005: TV – Hosted “Mai Talk”, an internet TV show
2004~2005 :Magazine – Contributor, “Music Raw” (2004~2005)
2005 :Musical – American Premium Opera, “Nasu o Yoichi”: Ensemble/Dancer
I want to write a song that makes the whole world feel good.
I want to keep on singing about love.
My life is song.
And song is my life.