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, 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.

Monday, June 26, 2017 @ 7:30PM
San Jose Obon Dance Practice
San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin Annex - 640 N. 5th Street San Jose, CA

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

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/
info :: Japantown celebrates the San Jose Obon festival, a time when generations of families and friends come together and enjoy a rich cultural experience in one of the three remaining Japantowns in the United States.

Japantown's largest festival with two days of game booths, food booths, the Chidori Band, over 1200 dancers each evening, and TAIKO!

In addition to San Jose Taiko, you can also see:

12:30-1:00PM UCLA Kyodo Taiko
2:30-4:00PM UC Irvine Jodaiko

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 :: Japantown celebrates the San Jose Obon festival, a time when generations of families and friends come together and enjoy a rich cultural experience in one of the three remaining Japantowns in the United States.

Japantown's largest festival with two days of game booths, food booths, the Chidori Band, over 1200 dancers each evening, and TAIKO!

In addition to San Jose Taiko with Junior Taiko Performing Ensemble (JTPE), you can also see:

12:30-1:00PM UC Berkeley Raijin
1:30-2:00PM UC Davis Bakuhatsu


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

Sunday, July 23, 2017 @ 7:00-9:00PM
San Jose Taiko Concert
City Lights Theatre Company - 529 S. Second Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 295-4200
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://cltc.org/
info :: Full concert program. Part of the Lights & Music Concert Series.

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

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 @ 5:00-7:00PM
Halloween in Japantown
Wesley United Methodist Church - 566 N. 5th Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/halloween-japantown-sanjose-community/
info :: San Jose Taiko hosts this annual event with a short performance and safety skit at Wesley United Methodist Church. Afterwards, Japantown business welcome trick-or-treaters while SJT plays on the streets! Fun for all ages.

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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