Author Archives: ShuichiShindou

Delinquent Flair

Robbi here with a life and music update: I’d originally planned to release a solo koto CD in November, but I’ve decided to postpone it so that I can improve my playing and take the summer koto program at the … Continue reading

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Mini Iwai – Traditional Japanese Music panel and Open Auditions

At Mini Iwai on Sunday I’ll be hosting a panel on Traditional Japanese Music at 2:00pm in Panel Room 2. There will be a lot of sound clips and videos and I’ll be covering a wide range of topics, from … Continue reading

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Last two shows with current lineup

This is Robbi and it’s been an insane past few weeks. Sarah and the Safeword won’t be able to make the Florida shows due to sickness. Also, S.S. HANAMI has dropped out of playing MTAC in April. After our April 2 show … Continue reading

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Upcoming Shows

Just because we’re searching for a full-time drummer and guitarist doesn’t mean we aren’t still playing shows! Here are a few upcoming dates in the Southeast US: March 31 – Ashley’s Sports Page – Satellite Beach, Florida w/ Sarah and … Continue reading

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First show of 2017

Happy New Year, everyone! We’ve missed you. For our first show of 2017, we’re honored to be playing at Firesphere‘s CD Release on January 29 in Sanford, FL. Tickets are $12 the day of the show, but you can pre-order yours … Continue reading

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New Shirt Design

A new S.S. HANAMI shirt design (in the much requested black) will be available for the first time on our upcoming tour, less than two weeks away. Our tour dates and the states we’re visiting are listed HERE We’re indebted to … Continue reading

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Third Shift’s Nerd Fest

S.S. HANAMI will be playing an acoustic set at Third Shift’s Nerd Fest! in Sunrise Park. It’s a free, one-day event taking place on Sep 10 (the Saturday of what would have been Umicon before it was cancelled.) So put on … Continue reading

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July 4th

It feels great to be able to play koto again. The instrument I’m borrowing and I got along immediately, and even just tuning it was delightful. Can’t wait to be playing for you all again soon! ~R  

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Update from Robbi

Hi, Robbi here. This is our first post since the announcement that I was seriously injured and would have to cancel our Spring Tour due to my being hospitalized in critical condition. First, I’d like to reassure you that if … Continue reading

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Spring Tour 2016 Cancelled

S.S. Hanami’s band leader and lead singer, Robert (Robbi, Robin) Adams was injured in an assault at his home.  He has sustained numerous injuries and it may take a while for him to recover.  He is out of ICU and … Continue reading

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