• Public Performance Calendar


    Look for us at:

    Oakland Running Festival

    Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival

    Solano Stroll

    and many more events

  • Upcoming Public Events

    We love to perform and share taiko in public festivals and private events too. Here's how to Book Us.



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    Healing Hearts Walk/Run/Move

    Saturday May 4, 2024 9am


    hotline, text line, school and community-based counseling, and also school and community-based educational presentations. Sign up at www.runsignup.com/healinghearts2024

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    Sunday May 26, 2024 1:30 - 3 pm

    We're performing at Oakland's Fairyland theme park for children at 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm on May 26.

  • Recent

    Here are just a few recent public performances. We play private events too!

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    Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival

    Sunday April 28, 2024


    We were honored to return and close out the Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival. We played a 30-minute set that included Kenka, Cups Matsuri, Masaru, Shikisai, Rollercoaster, and Shunpuu



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    Piedmont Food Festival

    Saturday April 20, 2024


    This was our second time playing at the Piedmont Food Fest alongside many wonderful multicultural performers, food trucks and families. We debuted a new Masaru arrangement and song.



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    Oakland Running Festival

    March 17, 2024

    We love playing for the runners along the routes of marathon, half-marathon, etc. This year we played a variety of short selections including a parade and a new samba arrangement, and rolled out our beautiful new odaiko! Thank you to the runners who waved at us and danced with us - we were there for you but you shared the love back!

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    International Women's Day Matsuri

    March 8, 2023 at St Mary's College of California

    St Mary's College of California hosted an all-campus Japanese-themed lunch with programs celebreating International Women's Day.

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    Oakland Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade

    February 18, 2024

    This was the second annual Lunar New Year's Parade hosted by the Oakland Chinatown Improvement Council. We were delighted to turn out a big group to celebrate with our community, and marched with katsugi okedo (light drums with a shoulder strap) and narimono (like hand cymbals).

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    SEWA Bay Area Fundraiser Dinner

    December 9, 2023

    The Sewa International, Bay Area, CA Chapter invites enthusiastic individuals to help us in our initiatives, including disaster relief. Check out SEWA's Bay Area group.

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    Sumo and Sushi

    November 17-19 2023

    You don't have to fly to Japan to experience the excitement and fun of this 1500 year old sport! Learn about the history, rules, and culture of Sumo followed by live matches and a Q+A with the wrestlers. Check out Sumo and Sushi in San Francisco.

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    Head-Royce School

    November 3, 2023

    Head-Royce School is a diverse K–12 community nestled in the Oakland hills that serves families seeking a transformative educational experience. We performed for the Middle School as part of their Japanese Culture program.

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    2023 Solano Stroll

    September 10, 2023

    We're honored to return to the Solano Stroll year after year. Since 1974 Solano Avenue and the twin-cities of Albany and Berkeley CA, have hosted the Solano Avenue Stroll, the East Bay’s largest street festival! The Solano Avenue Association invites you to see what makes Solano Avenue a wonderful place. We feature over four hundred vendors including 50 entertainers, 25 food booths, 100 government and non-profit agencies, 100 artisans, jewelers, makers, and much more!

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    Umami Mart Block Party

    August 5, 2023

    One of our favorite summer gigs returned again at Umami Mart! We played two shows on loaner drums from our friends in the taiko community - thanks to all of you!

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    North Berkeley Library

    May 20, 2023

    Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Please join us on Saturday, May 20 at 3pm on the North Branch lawn for a taiko drumming program by Oakland Taiko. Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library. View the event on the North Berkeley Library calendar.