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Since 2004, several concerts or live performances have taken place using VOCALOID software. Concerts today feature a VOCALOID vocalist projected onto a screen to make it seem like they are there in person. On the stage with them is a live band as well as back-up dancers in some cases.

2004 EventsEdit

Polyphony Studio 5th Anniversary Concert
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Date December 6, 2004
Featuring
MIRIAM (guest appearance)
Company
Polyphony Studio
Description
The very first "live" concert done with a Vocaloid used Zero-G's Miriam. The concert was held in Novosibirsk, Russia, in the Main Concert Hall of State Philharmony. This 4-hour event was called "Polyphony Studio 5th Anniversary Concert" and featured well known Russian bands, choirs, orchestras as well as Miriam. She performed "Sad Mondays", originally by Dr. Ravi E. Dattatreya, with live musicians. She was not projected onto the stage in any shape or form, instead Ekaterina Basalaeva and Olga Sheina danced during her performance.[1]

2010 EventsEdit

Miku at San Francisco
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Date September 18, 2014
Featuring
Company
The San Francisco government
Description
The San Francisco government held a projection concert featuring Hatsune Miku[2]

2011 EventsEdit

Nico Nico Douga Daikaigi 2011 Japan Tour
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Date February 2011
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin
Company
???
Description
A small mini-MMD concert took place in Nico Nico Douga Daikaigi 2011 Japan Tour, With Miku and Rin performing a couple of songs.[3]
Miku, Beyond the Character
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Date October 17, 2011
Featuring
Hatsune Miku
Company
AniMiku; Cool Japan Research Project
Description
This event, titled "Miku, Beyond the Character: The Cutting Edge of Miku Miku Dance Software", was the first live performance with AniMiku. It was held at MIT. The event was broadcast over Nico Nico Douga and various other TV station from Japan. Ryotaro Mihara, Masataka-P and Ian Condry were also present. The presentation includes a demonstration of a prototype projection of Miku live, and a screening of an abridged version of Mikunopolis. It was followed by a keynote lecture by Hiroyuki Itoh (president and CEO of Crypton) titled "Miku, Virtual Idol, as Media Platform: Transforming Media Creativity".[4][5][6]
Hōshō-Sai campus festival
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Date September 18–19, 2011
Featuring
Hatsune Miku
Company
???
Description
Takarazuka University's annual Hōshō-Sai campus festival announced on July 30, 2011, that they were to host a live concert by the virtual idol Hatsune Miku during the September 18–19 event.[7][8]
Expo TNT
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Date 2011
Featuring
Arisa Mitsuko, Kasane Teto
Description
A Virtual Vocaloid concert took place in Mexico City's "Expo TNT" using Arisa Mitsuko, a fanmade Vocaloid.[9] The case continues and is now being reviewed by Crypton Future Media and Team Twindrill. Reappeared of this Vocaloid Live in Wacken Open Air 2013 and the beginning of the Anthrax, with the new song "Fight 'em till you can't"

2012 EventsEdit

Anime On Display 2012
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Date February 18, 2012
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, GUMI, Camui Gackpo, Sweet ANN, BIG AL (voice only)
Company
Vocalekt Visions, AniMiku, WVD
Description
Vocaloid concert at Anime On Display 2012.[10][11]
Tora-Con 2012
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Date April 2012
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, GUMI, Sweet ANN, BIG AL (voice only)
Company
AniMiku
Description
First official AniMiku event at Tora-Con 2012.[12][13][14]
Anime Los Angeles Band 2012
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Date 2012
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, GUMI, Camui Gackpo, Sweet Ann
Company
Vocalekt Visions
Description
VocalektVisions was at the Anime Los Angeles Band 2012 event with the guest appearance of Koda-P. Free Vocalekt Visions EP CDs “Tuned in the West” was handed out for participants who arrive early. A video from concert can be found on Youtube.[15]
VOCALEEK PREMIERE
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Date October 14, 2012
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka
Company
VOCALEEK
Description
Miku, Rin, Len and Luka all appeared on stage at "VOCALEEK PREMIERE" in Vietnam. VOCALEEK were helped and instructed by Mikubook and are official supporters.[16]
Nekocon 15
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Date November 10, 2012
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, GUMI, SeeU, CUL
Company
AniMiku, VocaNoIro
Description
Vocaloid concert at Nekocon 15.[17][18][19]

2013 EventsEdit

Summer Live Project DIVA 2013
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Date February 6, 2013
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka, KAITO, MEIKO, Yowane Haku (special guest), Akita Neru (special guest)
Company
VOCATORIUM Records
Description
Wacken Open Air is a Summer Live Project DIVA 2013 February 6 will includes a Testament - Seek and Destroy (MetallicA Cover). It was a MikuWacken 2013 was heavy metal band apparently of Anthrax, Testament, Slayer, As I Lay Dying, Chevelle, Disturbed, Fear Factory, Killswitch Engage, Chimaira, A Skylit Drive and Megadeth. Miku, Rin, Len, Luka, Kaito and Meiko all appeared in the Wacken Open Air 2013 and Departure to the W.O.A. 2012.
Six Members
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Date February 11, 2013
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka, KAITO, MEIKO
Company
VOCATORIUM Records
Description
A during the summer of Project DIVA and is the one of capitols. Miku will use the metal heavy band. -Project DIVA- Arcade taken from the SEGA and Six Members will use the Metal Band: Anthrax, Slayer, Disturbed, Megadeth, As I Lay Dying, Chevelle, Fear Factory, Killswitch Engage and Testament.
Live and Waste
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Date March 14, 2013
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka
Company
Earache Records, SEGA
Description
During the midsummer end of the metal band. New Crossover/Thrash metal has allowed for the Miku, Rin, Len and Luka, Leaving Kaito and Meiko during the March 14, 2013. New metal live called: Live and Waste from the Municipal Waste Band.
World Ablaze
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Date April 16 and February 9, 2013
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka, KAITO, MEIKO, Yowane Haku (special guest), Akita Neru (special guest)
Company
Crypton Future Media; Depositoric, VOCATORIUM
Description
Durning the End of MikuPa. A new named called ASPECTS is a groove metal and power metal. Contained up DragonForce and Chimaira band from the Sanctuary, Nuclear Blast, Ferret, Spinefarm, Roadrunner and E1. Miku, Rin, Len, Luka, Kaito and Meiko appeared from the Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. During set this (World Ablaze from Killswitch Engage). After the end of the ASPECTS, leaving DragonForce and uses the 4 Albums in the living for New York. This uses 18th songs including The Venom Inside, The Machine, Resurrection, Coming Alive, Six, All That's Left Is Blood, Secrets of the Dead, The Flame, No Mercy, Frozen In Time, No Reason to Live, End It All, Try to Survive, Black Heart, Destroy and Dominate, Born In Blood, The Age of Hell, Clockwork and Samsara.
Pacific Media Expo 2013
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Date November 9, 2013
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, GUMI, SeeU, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Lily, CUL
Company
Synthesized Reality Productions
Description
Held at Pacific Media Expo 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
Vocaloid Fantasia
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Date September 15, 2013
Featuring
Company
???
Description
Vocaloid Fantasia was an event for the selling of doujinshi and merchandise, tweeted by AHSoftware. Notable for holding a virtual 'interview' between Yukari and her voice provider, where she stated she loves Minecraft and fellow Vocaloid IA.[20][21]
UK39
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Date 2013
Featuring
Hatsune Miku
Company
Miku-UK Project
Description
Miku-UK Project (shortened to just UK39) is a concert that was held at Passion in Sunderland city center during SunnyCon. Rehearsals and announcements were uploaded on their offical YouTube channel. This concert was officially backed by Crypton.[22][23]

2014 EventsEdit

Kami-Con 2014
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Date February 15, 2014
Featuring
Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka, GUMI, Yuzuki Yukari, Aoki Lapis, MAIKA, Lily, CUL
Company
Synthesized Reality Productions
Description
Officially approved by Crypton, many VOCALOIDs appeared as MMD models during Kami-Con 2014.[24]

2016 EventsEdit

VOCAMERICA
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Date November 5, 2016
Translation VOCAMERICA
Featuring
Company
Categories Convention event
Description
A fan event set-up by the creators of DEX and DAINA.[25]

ReferencesEdit

  1. jasminemusic — Vocaloid's FIRST public performance!
  2. vocaloidism — Miku Goes to San Francisco
  3. Sample Video
  4. animiku — Re:VB EVENTS
  5. MIT/Harvard Cool Japan Initiative
  6. Massachusetts Institute of Technolog — Miku, Beyond the Character: The Cutting Edge of Miku Miku Dance Software
  7. Anime News Network - Japanese university to host Hatsune Miku live concert [1]
  8. Main Website
  9. Expo TNT Blog - Primer Concierto Virtual en Mexico (First virtual concert in Mexico) [2]
  10. animiku — Re:VB EVENTS
  11. youtube — Vocalekt Visions x AniMiku x WVD01 at AOD 2012 FULL
  12. animiku — Re:VB EVENTS
  13. youtube — AniMiku Live Hatsune Miku Concert at Tora-Con 2012 Official Video
  14. animiku — Tora-Con 2012 Concert Recap
  15. link
  16. mikubook — VOCALEEK PREMIERE
  17. animiku — Re:VB EVENTS
  18. youtube — VocaNoIro/AniMiku: Hatsune Miku Vocaloid Concert @ NekoCon 15 (Official Video)
  19. animiku — VocaNoIro @ NekoCon 15 Report
  20. [3]
  21. Vocaloid Fantasia official site
  22. Vocaloidism — Unofficial UK Miku concert is in the works
  23. facebook — Fan made event: UK39 Feat. Hatsune Miku - Live in Sunderland
  24. kamicon — Kami-Con S6 Vocaloid Concert
  25. https://vocamerica.com

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