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Dinner with Iconic Global Rockstar Yoshiki in Tokyo or Los Angeles

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Yoshiki Foundation America is offering a lucky fan and their guest the chance to have dinner with Yoshiki, pianist, drummer, and bandleader of the biggest global rock band X Japan, in Los Angeles or Tokyo, Japan.

This is a priceless once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet one of the most famous icons in the world. Don’t miss this incredible experience!

Yoshiki, one of Asia's most influential music artists and biggest rock icons, is a songwriter, drummer and classically trained pianist. His rock group X Japan has sold 30-million singles and albums combined, and filled the 55,000-seat Tokyo Dome a record 18 times. Now the band's popularity is spreading throughout the world, having recently completed a sold-out World Tour, performing in North America, Europe, Latin America, and South East Asia. In 2014, Yoshiki announced Part 1 of his Yoshiki Classical World Tour, which took place in 10 different countries (US, Mexico, Russia, Germany, France, United Kingdom, China, Thailand, Taiwan and Japan).

Yoshiki’s multi-faceted career includes collaboration with the legendary Stan Lee, who created a hero based on Yoshiki, on a comic series, Blood Red Dragon. In addition, Yoshiki recently debuted the Hello Kitty theme song at Hello Kitty Con in Los Angeles. The song will be released at a later date in multiple languages. Yoshiki composed the theme song for the Golden Globes®. He also composed and conducted the Super World Orchestra at the opening ceremony of the World Expo. Yoshiki’s compositions also include a piano concerto that he performed alongside a 77-piece orchestra celebrating the tenth year of the Emperor of Japan's reign.

Currently, Yoshiki is working on a documentary with director Stephen Kijak (Scott Walker: 30 Century Man, The Rolling Stones documentary: Stones In Exile) and Award-winning producer John Battsek (Searching For Sugarman, The Imposter). The feature documentary will cover the tumultuous evolution of X Japan.

The band recently performed at New York’s Madison Square Garden with director Stephen Kijak as the principal photographer at the band’s historical performance.

Yoshiki Foundation America 501 (c)(3) non-profit foundation:
Yoshiki put his own favorite “crystal” piano up for auction in 2011, to help provide aid for the Japanese earthquake and Tsunami. Over the last years, Yoshiki Foundation has donated over $300,000 to the following charities: Make-A-Wish Foundation, Japan Red Cross, and St. Vincent Meals on Wheels.

Proceeds from this item will benefit The MusiCares® Foundation.

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  • Valid for 2 people.
  • Tickets are not transferrable. Tickets sold, otherwise transferred or used in violation of this policy shall be deemed revoked and void, and their bearers deemed trespassers.
  • This experience must be fulfilled within 12 months after purchase.
  • Dinner will take place either in Tokyo or Los Angeles based on Recipient’s request.
  • Meeting time and location will be notified by YOSHIKI FOUNDATION AMERICA’s representative.
  • Dinner is 90 minutes.
  • Recipient under 18 must be accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian.
  • Recipient may bring no more than ONE guest to dinner.
  • The winner and their guest will be subject to a background check which must be successfully passed in order for the fulfillment of the experience to be executed.
  • GRAMMY® Charities and artist management will not be responsible for winner's inability to arrive as directed to the determined location for fulfillment of this package.
  • Winner must be approved by charity and artist management before the experience fulfilled.
  • Charity and artist management reserve the right to refuse fulfillment at their own discretion.
  • Tickets sold, otherwise transferred or used in violation of this policy shall be deemed revoked and void, and their bearers deemed trespassers at all Recording Academy events.
  • The winner is solely responsible for travel, accommodations, meals and transportation to and from the event/venue unless otherwise stated in the description.
  • GRAMMY Charities and artist management are not responsible for any upgrades or additional items/services not listed in this description.
  • Inappropriate behavior during the fulfillment of the experience may result in the ending of the experience upon disruptive behavior and winning bidder being blocked from future GRAMMY Charity Online Auctions.
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The GRAMMY Museum Foundation & MusiCares Holiday Auction
Educating individuals about the history and cultural significance of American music, and inspiring the next generation.
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