FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL '17 | FUJI ROCK DAYS
This summer, the Fuji Rock Festival introduces photographer, Bob Gruen's world to all music lovers. Additional information is confirmed!
One of rock n' roll's most well known photographer, Bob Gruen has photographed numerous rock n' roll legends such as, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, The Sex Pistols along with many many more. The Fuji Rock Festival, which is linked to Bob through the common theme of rock, delivers Bob Gruen's world to all music lovers.
The Japanese publication of "Rock Seen features a special bonus feature which made up of ohotos taken at Fuji Rock by Bob Gruen himself. Also, to commemorate the Japanese publication release, those wearing a FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL '17 wristband may enter this exhibition free of charge!
To ensure that as many people as possible are able to experience this release, there will be a special "ROCK SEEN" display set up at this year's Fuji Rock Festival! Furthermore, those who purchase a copy of the publication will receive a special postcard set as a present. There will also be a special limited photo book + T-shirt set available at the photo exhibition.
Also, it has been confirmed that Bob Gruen himself will be hosting a talk show event in Japan on August 5th (Sat) with guest, Mr. Makoto Ayukawa!
Be sure to experience Bob Gruen's world and the buzz of the rock scene of that time.
A pop up "ROCK SEEN" display at the Fuji Rock Festival site.
There will be a special "ROCK SEEN" display set up in the "Official Shop GAN-BAN" tent, located in the outside shop area! Be sure to stop by for a look into the world of Bob Gruen. Also, free shipping limited to those who purchase a photo book during the festival!
Bob Gruen's photo book "ROCK SEEN"
The Japanese publication release for Bob Gruen's photo book, Rock Seen" is confirmed! Internationally known rock n' roll photographer, Bob Gruen has photographed numerous rock n' roll legends such as, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, The Sex Pistols and many many more. This photo book is a collection of many of Bob's favorite photos of various artists across the long history of his career and also includes behind the scenes photos showing private images of rock n' roll legends off stage as well as on stage. Each page is not only an excellent recording of musical history but they also share a love that can only be captured through the eyes of Bob Gruen.
The Japanese publication also features a special bonus 16 page feature of the "Fuji Rock" scene taken by Bob Gruen himself.
Modified B4 size / 304 pages
Author： Bob Gruen
Price：6,000 yen + tax
＊Advance sales of the publication from 7/20th to 8/6th at Ikebukuro Parco Museum (includes bonus present)
＊The publication will go on general sale from 8/7 through the GREENonRED online shop and the GAN-BAN shop located in B1 of the Ikebukuro Parco. (includes bonus present)
Postcard set of 5 postcards.
*1 set can be chosen on a first come first served basis from a total of 5 sets (25 artists).
Photo exhibition, "Bob Gruen and 100 Rock Legends" for the Japanese publication commemoration of "Rock Seen" in co-operation with FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL.
|[Date of exhibition]||
7/20 (Thu) - 8/6 (Sun) 10:00 - 21:00
＊The last day will be until 18:00, entrance is until 30 minutes before closing time.
|[Venue]||Parco Museum (Ikebukuro Parco Main Building 7F)
1-28-2 Minami-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
|[Admission]||General: 500 Yen / Students 400 Yen / Elementary school students and under free of charge.
＊Those wearing a FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL '17 wristband may enter this exhibition free of charge.
Bob Gruen appearance event.
|[Date of exhibition]||8/5 (Sat) *time of day to be announced at a later time|
|[Venue]||Parco Museum (Ikebukuro Parco Main Building 7F)|
Guest： Mr. Makoto Ayukawa (Sheena and the Rokkets)
· Bob Gruen signing session
*Available to those who purchase a book
＜Information of goods sold at the exhibition＞
There will be a special limited number of "Photo book + T-shirt" sets will be available at the photo exhibition. T-shirts feature prints of various photos of musicians taken by Bob Gruen.
"Photo book + T-shirt" speacial set
Price : ¥10,000＋tax
T-Shirts ： The Clash / Johnny Thunders / Patti Smith / Elvis Costello
One of the Rock n' Roll's most well known photographer. Starting his career from shooting Ike and Tina Turner's live perfromances to becoming John Lennon and Yoko Ono's private photographer, Bob's photographs had quickly gained popularity by capturing images of musical legends which also included Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Kiss, Alice Cooper and many more legendary rock musicians. During the 70's Bob was the chief photographer for Rock Scene Magazine where he also went on tour with many young punk and new wave bands such as The New York Dolls, Sex Pistols, The Clash, Ramones, Patti Smith Group and Blondie. It was duirng those tours that he was able to capture many behind the stage images of the musical scene of that time. Bob Gruen has been shooting and collecting photographs of the rock scene for over 40 years to date.