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.

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/

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 @ 12:15-1:00PM
School Outreach Performance
Elementary School Sunnyvale, CA

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

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.

Tue, May 30 - Wed, May 31, 2017 @ 10:15AM-1:15PM
Taiko Demos
Elementary School Redwood City, CA

Thursday, June 1, 2017 @ 4:00-4:15PM
Fun Festival
Silver Oaks Elementary School San Jose, CA

web :: http://silveroak.eesd.org/page.cfm?p=3362&newsid=2028
info :: Performance by Junior Taiko Performing Ensemble (JTPE).

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.

Saturday, June 10, 2017 @ 12:45PM
Loving Day 2017: San Jose
Parque de los Pobladores - S. 1st Street San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://www.facebook.com/events/122409914952558/
info :: Free admission.
Attendees will enjoy music & cultural dance performances, hear from community-leader guest speakers, and will be able to interface with educational & community resources over the course of four hours (11-3 pm) on Saturday, June 10th at Loving Day 2017: San Jose. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the ground-breaking Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia.

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

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

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 12:30PM
School Outreach Performance
Achieve Kids San Jose, CA

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/

Saturday, June 17, 2017 @ 4:00-4:30PM
Soy and Tofu Festival
Event Center at Saint Mary's Cathedral - 1111 Gough St San Francisco, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://soyandtofufest.org/
info :: The mission of the Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival is to educate the public about the health benefits and various uses of soy and tofu. In adhering to these goals, the Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival — an annual fundraiser for the Nichi Bei Foundation — strives to be a vehicle for community-building and leadership development while adhering to the Foundation’s mission of keeping the community connected, informed and empowered. Event runs from 11AM-5PM Tickets available online, children 10 and under free.

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

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

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 @ 7:00PM
Make Music San Jose
Local Color Gallery - 27 S 1st Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (760) 462-5806
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.makemusicday.org/sanjose/
info :: Make Music San Jose is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with concerts in parks, plazas, and porches across the city.

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 @ 8:00-9:30PM
SWINGPOSIUM
Wesley United Methodist Church - 566 N. 5th Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/swingposium/
info :: A Tribute to Big Band Music & Dance at Camp.

This event is SOLD OUT.

This project has been made possible due to the generous support from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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 :: http://sccl.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=84963&ag=all&df=list&private=0&do=1&nd=60&lib=999&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2017/06/11
info :: Join Cupertino Library at the Memorial Park Amphitheater in Cupertino for a marvelous musical afternoon with San Jose Taiko! All ages are welcome. The performance will be held at the Memorial Park Amphitheater. Parking is located at Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, 10100 N Stelling Rd, Cupertino, Ca 95014.

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

Sunday, August 6, 2017 @ 5:30-6:15PM
Palo Alto Obon
Palo Alto Buddhist Temple - 2751 Louis Road Palo Alto, CA 94303 Palo Alto, CA

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

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, October 21, 2017 @ 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/
info :: San Jose Taiko is a world-renowned arts company that performs across North America and the globe sharing the dynamic art form of taiko drumming. We are looking for potential talent to join our training program which feeds into our professional company. Taiko experience is preferred, but not necessary. Registration is required. Fee: $25

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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