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This is one of Kyoto's oldest live clubs, established in 1981 and still pulling in the college-age crowd with its mostly Japanese bands that play rock, jazz, acoustic, and fusion. It's small and popular and can fill up fast, so get tickets beforehand to avoid disappointment and to get advance-purchase discounts. Students also often qualify for discounts. Live music is from 7:30 to 10:30pm, after which it winds down to become a mellow bar, making it also a good place to simply drop by for a drink.