All Events


San Jose Taiko showcases their rich repertoire and shares their dynamic style in tours, concerts, festivals, workshops, classes and a variety of other ways.  Here is a list of upcoming events.

Saturday, August 1, 2015 @ 1:00PM
Junior Taiko Tryouts
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/junior-taiko-culture-awareness-group-cooperation/
info :: Students interested in joining Junior Taiko for the 2015/16 school year must attend JT Tryouts on August 1, 2015. Please check out the Junior Taiko page, or contact the SJT office for more information or to register.

Saturday, August 1, 2015 @ 9:00AM-12:00PM
Oyako (Parent-Child) Workshop
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Sunday, August 2, 2015 @ 5:30-6:15PM
Palo Alto Obon Festival
Palo Alto Buddhist Temple - 2751 Louis Road Palo Alto, CA

phone :: 650-856-0123
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.pabt.org/events.html

Sunday, August 2, 2015 @ 2:00-2:45PM
Rengstorff Arts Festival
The Rengstorff House - 3070 N. Shoreline Blvd Mountain View, CA

phone :: (650) 868-7708
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://r-house.org/

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 @ 6:30PM
National Night Out by AACI
AACI - Story Road Offices - 749 Story Road San Jose, CA

phone :: 669-800-6991
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.sjpd.org/BFO/Community/Crimeprev/NationalNightOut.asp
info :: Hosted by Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI). National Night Out is designed to: Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness. Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime efforts. Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police/community partnerships. Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Saturday, August 8, 2015 @ 6:00-6:45PM
Diablo Japanese American Festival
Diablo JA Religious & Cultural Center - 3165 Treat Blvd Concord, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://www.facebook.com/DiabloJapaneseAmericanSummerFestival

Thursday, August 13, 2015 @ 1:40-2:25PM
Educational Outreach Performance
Summer Camp Scotts Valley, CA

Saturday, August 15, 2015 @ 7:00PM
San Jose Japantown 125th Anniversary Concert
SJ Buddhist Church Betsuin Annex - 640 N. 5th Street San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.japantownsanjose.org/
info :: August 15th, 7pm at San Jose Buddhist Church Annex Building
Featuring: Chidori Band, San Jose Taiko, Shirley Matsumoto (koto)
September 12, 7pm at Wesley United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Featuring: Wesley Jazz Band, Wesley Ukulele Band and Halau Na Wai Ola

$15 Individual ticket, $20 at the door if available
$25 Individual both concerts if tickets are purchased at the same time
$10 for individuals 65 years of age +
Children 12 and under free

Tickets available at Kogura Company, Headliners, Biscuits & the Japantown Farmers Market

Sunday, August 23, 2015 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Friday, August 28, 2015 @ 7:00PM
Private Event
Atherton, CA

Sun, Sep 13 - Sun, Nov 1, 2015 @ 11:30AM-1:30PM
Adult Recreational Class (ARC) - Fall Session
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (office) / 279-2780 (studio)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/arc/

Saturday, September 19, 2015 @ 10:30AM - 12:00noon
Summer Drums in the Park
St. James Park San Jose, CA

web :: http://www.stjamesparksj.org/?page_id=41
info :: Fun and interactive taiko presentation for all ages!

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Private Event
SJ Woman's Club San Jose, CA

Saturday, October 3, 2015 @ 3:00-3:45PM
Aki Matsuri (Fall Festival)
Wesley United Methodist Church - 566 N. 5th Street San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.wesleysj.net/aki-matsuri/

Saturday, October 10, 2015 @ 2:00-2:30PM
Fall Arts Series
Community Hall, Cupertino Library - 10800 Torre Avenue Cupertino, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.cupertinolibrary.org/

Saturday, October 10, 2015 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Sunday, October 11, 2015 @ 10:00AM
Viva CalleSJ
Emma Prusch Farm Park - 647 S. King Road San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://vivacallesj.org/
info :: VivaCalleSJ (pronounced Vee-Va Ka-Ye SJ) is a free recreational program that closes miles of scenic San José streets. VivaCalleSJ’s Downtown and Eastbound route will take participants from the heart of San José’s downtown, through the center of the city, west through the unique and charming Calle Willow Business District, all the way to the East Side and Emma Prusch Farm Park. It is not a race, so you can start anywhere and have as much fun as you want, in either direction.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 @ 11:30AM
Private Event
Salinas, CA

Saturday, October 24, 2015 @ 9:30-10:30AM
Open Auditions
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/open-auditions-san-jose-talent-registration/

Saturday, October 31, 2015 @ 5:00-5:30PM
Halloween in Japantown
Wesley United Methodist Church - 566 North Fifth Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: www.taiko.org
info :: An annual event in Jtown! The evening will start off with a performance and safety skit by San Jose Taiko at Wesley United Methodist Church. Then families can trick-or-treat in the neighborhood while SJT plays in the streets!

Sunday, November 15, 2015 @ 1:00-4:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
San Jose Taiko Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/

Saturday, January 30, 2016 @ 8:00PM
San Jose Taiko x The Bangerz
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - 6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA

phone :: (562) 985-7000
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.carpenterarts.org/2015-2016/san-jose-taiko.html
info :: Ji: A Common Pulse

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Rhythm Spirit 2016
School of Arts & Culture @ MHP - 1700 Alum Rock Avenue San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
info :: More information to come!

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