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.

Sun, Jul 5 - Thu, Jul 9, 2015 @ 9AM - 2:30PM daily
Summer Taiko at Stanford
Braun Music Center - 541 Lasuen Mall, Stanford University Stanford, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/summer-taiko-stanford/
info :: STAS begins on SUNDAY and ends on THURSDAY this year.

Thu, Jul 9 - Fri, Jul 10, 2015
Collegiate Taiko Intensive (CTI)
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/taiko-intensives/
info :: For more info: email cti@taiko.org or call the SJT office at (408) 293-9344.

Saturday, July 11, 2015 @ 4:30-5:15PM
San Jose Obon Festival
San Jose Japantown - 5th & Jackson Streets San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://sjbetsuin.com/
info :: Also performing this year:
12:30-1PM - Stanford Taiko
2:30-3PM - UC Irvine Jodaiko

Sunday, July 12, 2015 @ 3:30-4:15PM
San Jose Obon Festival
San Jose Japantown - 5th & Jackson Streets San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://sjbetsuin.com/
info :: Performing with San Jose Junior Taiko Performing Ensemble!

Also performing this year:
12:30-1PM - UC Berkeley Raijin
1:30-2PM - UC Davis Bakuhatsu

Thursday, July 16, 2015 @ 9:00AM
Educational Outreach Performances
Suzume no Gakko Summer Program San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)

Friday, July 17, 2015 @ 10:30-11:15AM & 1:30-2:15PM
School Outreach Performances
Elementary School Hayward, CA

web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Saturday, July 18, 2015 @ 11:30-12:00PM & 1:30-2:00PM
Chevron Family Theatre Festival
Lesher Center for the Arts - 1601 Civic Drive Walnut Creek, CA

phone :: (925) 295-1470
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.draa.org/events/chevron-family-theatre-festival/

Thursday, July 23, 2015 @ 10:30-11:15AM & 1:30-2:15PM
School Outreach Performances
Elementary School Hayward, CA

web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Saturday, July 25, 2015 @ 11:30AM-12:15PM
Educational Outreach Performance
John Steinbeck Library - 350 Lincoln Avenue Salinas, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.salinaspubliclibrary.org/
info :: Free family performance!

Saturday, July 25, 2015 @ 2:00-2:45PM
Educational Outreach Performance
Cesar Chavez Library - 615 Williams Road Salinas, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://salinaspubliclibrary.org/
info :: Free family performance!

Sunday, July 26, 2015 @ 4:00-4:45PM
Salinas Obon Festival
Buddhist Temple of Salinas - 14 California Street Salinas, CA

phone :: (831) 424-4105
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://btsalinas.org/

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 @ 7:00-9:00PM
Inspiration by Discovery
Circle of Palms Plaza - 127 S Market Street San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/inspirationbydiscovery/
info :: What happens when you combine the dynamic music and action of taiko drumming with urban spaces within Silicon Valley? This is the question San Jose Taiko will be exploring. This is a free event open to the public.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 @ 10:30-11:15AM & 1:30-2:15PM
Educational Outreach Performances
Elementary School Hayward, CA

web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

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/

Saturday, August 8, 2015 @ 6:00-6:45PM
Diablo Japanese American Festival
Diablo JA Religious & Cultural Center - 1365 Treat Blvd Concord, CA

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

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/

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/

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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