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, Mar 19 - Sun, May 7, 2017 @ 11:30AM-1:30PM
Adult Recreational Class (ARC) - Spring Session
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/arc/

Thu, Apr 6 - Thu, May 25, 2017 @ 4:30-5:30PM
Youth Recreational Class (YRC) - Spring Session
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/yrc/

Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 12:30PM
School Outreach Performance
Middle School Livermore, CA

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

Saturday, April 29, 2017 @ 12:40-1:25PM
2017 Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival
Memorial Park - 10185 N. Stelling Road Cupertino, CA

phone :: (408) 940-5287
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.cupertinotoyokawa.org/

Sunday, April 30, 2017 @ 4:30-5:00PM
Morgan Hill Haru Matsuri Festival & Taiko Expo
Morgan Hill Buddhist Community Center - 16450 Murphy Ave Morgan Hill, CA

phone :: (408) 779-9009
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.mhbcc.org/hmatsuri.html
info :: Free Admission and Parking (for Sunday's festivities)

Performances by San Jose Taiko and Morgan Hill's Sandoshin Taiko plus other Bay Area Taiko Groups / Asian Crafts, Artists & Vendors / Cultural Displays and Booths / Farmers' Market & White Elephant / Asian Foods & Entertainment / Chicken & Beef Teriyaki, Udon, Sushi, Manju, etc. / Traditional Entertainment (Taiko, Martial Arts demostrations, etc.)

Saturday, May 6, 2017 @ 1:00-4:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
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/publicworkshops/
info :: Registration is required.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 @ 1:15PM
School Outreach Performance
Elementary School Sunnyvale, CA

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

Saturday, May 20, 2017 @ 7:00PM
Chidori Band Concert
San Jose Buddhist Church Annex - 640 N. 5th Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 289-1110
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://chidoriband.com/wp/
info :: $15 donation. Tickets available at Nikkei Traditions and Kogura Company.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 @ 10:00AM
San Jose Taiko Annual Junior Taiko Recital
School of Arts & Culture @ MHP - 1700 Alum Rock Avenue San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/junior-taiko-culture-awareness-group-cooperation/
info :: 10:00AM Student arrival, 10:30AM Recital begins. Free admission.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 @ 4:30PM
Opera San Jose Fundraiser
Napradek Hall - 770 Montague Expressway San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 437-4450
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://www.operasj.org/events/616/hukilau/

Fri, May 26 - Sun, May 28, 2017
2017 Intercollegiate Taiko Invitational
UCLA Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, May 27, 2017 @ 9:00AM-12:00PM
Oyako (Parent & Child) Workshop
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/publicworkshops/
info :: Registration is required.

Friday, June 2, 2017 @ 1:30PM
Private Event
Rutherford, CA

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 @ 1:00PM
School Outreach Performance
Elementary School Hollister, CA

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

Thursday, June 8, 2017 @ 6:00PM
Sakewalk
San Jose Japantown San Jose, CA

web :: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sakewalk-tickets-30572391847
info :: The Sakewalk was created beyond the idea of sampling great beers, but rather to provide the outlet for our community to come together to explore the neighborhoods and small businesses, which help keep the Bay Area great.

Early Bird Tickets - $35
Week of Tickets - $40
Limited Day of Tickets - $45

Ticket includes sake samples, custom glass, and passport. #sakewalk

Portion of proceeds benefit the Japantown Business Association (JBA) & Yu-Ai Kai.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 10:00AM
School Outreach Performance
Elementary School Hollister, CA

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

Saturday, June 17, 2017 @ 2:00-4:00PM
Private Workshop
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/corporate-workshops-san-jose-corporation-business/

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 @ 11:30AM
Educational Outreach Performance
Cultural Summer Camp Palo Alto, CA

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

Saturday, June 24, 2017 @ 9:00AM-12:00PM
Oyako (Parent & Child) Workshop
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/publicworkshops/
info :: Registration is required.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 @ TBD
SWINGPOSIUM
TBD San Jose, CA

info :: Collaboration with Wesley Jazz Ensemble and Epic Immersive. More info to come!

Sunday, June 25, 2017 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
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/publicworkshops/
info :: Registration is required.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 @ 3:00-3:45PM
Cupertino Library Summer Reading Series
Memorial Park - 10185 N. Stelling Road Cupertino, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://www.sccl.org/

Sunday, July 2, 2017 @ 2:00PM
Maui Taiko 20th Anniversary Concert
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theatre - Cameron Way Kahului, HI

phone :: (808) 293-9999 (Maui Taiko)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://mauitaiko.com

Saturday, July 8, 2017 @ 4:30-5:15PM
San Jose Obon
San Jose Japantown - N. 5th Street (between Jackson & Taylor) San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://sjbetsuin.com/

Sunday, July 9, 2017 @ 3:30-4:15PM
San Jose Obon
San Jose Japantown - N. 5th Street (between Jackson & Taylor) San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://sjbetsuin.com/
info :: San Jose Taiko performing with Junior Taiko Performing Ensemble (JTPE).

Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 9:00AM / 9:35AM / 10:35AM / 11:10AM
Educational Outreach Performances
Cultural Summer Camp San Jose, CA

Saturday, July 15, 2017 @ 11:30-12:00PM & 1:30-2:00PM
Chevron Family Theatre Festival
Lesher Arts Center - 1601 Civic Drive Walnut Creek, CA

phone :: (925) 943-7469
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.lesherartscenter.org/

Friday, July 21, 2017 @ 7:30-9:30PM
Mendocino Music Festival
Tent Concert Hall - 45035 Main Street Mendocino, CA

phone :: (707) 937-2044
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://mendocinomusic.org/
info :: This is a ticketed concert.

Friday, July 21, 2017 @ 10:30AM
Taiko Demonstration
Senior Center San Jose, CA

Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 9:00-11:00AM
Private Workshop
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/corporate-workshops-san-jose-corporation-business/

Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ 4:00PM
Salinas Obon Festival
Salinas Buddhist Temple - 14 California Street Salinas, CA

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

Monday, July 31, 2017 @ 8:30-11:30AM
Private Workshop
SJT studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions

Thu, Aug 10 - Sun, Aug 13, 2017
North American Taiko Conference 2017
UC San Diego - 9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://natc.taikocommunityalliance.org/
info :: San Jose Taiko will be presenting a number of different workshops: Katsugi Basics with San Jose Taiko! / Listening Labs: Kumi-daiko Ear Training / Putting Brains in Your Feet: Naname Edition / Taiko Olympics! / Taiko Activities for the Young and Young at Heart. SJT will also be participating in discussion sessions, tba.

Sunday, August 20, 2017 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
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/publicworkshops/
info :: Registration is required.

Sun, Sep 10 - Sun, Oct 29, 2017 @ 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 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/arc/

Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ 10:00AM-1:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
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/publicworkshops/
info :: Registration is required.

Sunday, September 24, 2017 @ 12:00-12:30PM
Japanese American Museum of San Jose Gala
Dolce Hayes Mansion - 200 Edenvale Avenue San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 294-3138
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://jamsj.org/jamsj-news-item/2017/9/upcoming/1/jamsj-30th-anniversary-celebration/
info :: Celebrate 30 years with JAMsj!

Saturday, October 7, 2017 @ 3:00PM
Aki Matsuri (Fall Festival)
Wesley United Methodist Church - 566 N. 5th Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 295-0367
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.wesleysj.net/

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 1:00-4:00PM
San Jose Taiko Public Workshop
SJT Studio - 150 S. Montgomery Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/publicworkshops/
info :: Registration is required.

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