We love to perform and share taiko in public festivals and private events too. More info on booking below.
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.
Here are just a few recent public performances. We play private events too!
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.
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!
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.
Japanese Heritage Day with the SF Giants
May 16, 2023
We performed pre-game at Japanese Heritage Day at Oracle stadium. https://www.mlb.com/giants/tickets/specials/japanese-heritage-night
Day of Remembrance Community Map Project at OACC
Saturday February 18, 2023
Opening reception of our Day of Remembrance Community Map Project, featuring a performance from Oakland Taiko and a community panel with Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo, Jun Hamamoto, and Yoko Oji Kikuchi about the role of art, memory, and place in the movement for civil rights.
Sumo and Sushi
November 17-19, 2022
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 over 12 live matches and a Q+A with the wrestlers. Oakland Taiko played all 5 shows at Sumo and Sushi in San Francisco.
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