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Taiko Jam – North American Taiko Conference

August 12, 2017 - August 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Location: Mandeville Auditorium on the campus of UC San Diego

San Diego! Unit Souzou is honored to perform in Taiko Jam 2017.

Taiko Jam is the keynote concert for the biennial North American Taiko Conference.  This year’s concert will be held in San Diego, CA at UCSD’s Mandeville Auditorium.  Taiko Jam brings together world-class performing ensembles for an evening of powerful, expressive music.

Taiko Jam 2017 concert will feature three premiere taiko ensembles from across the nation. On Ensemble in collaboration with Japanese solo artist Shogo Yoshii, Unit Souzou (us!) and Nen Daiko, will take the stage to create a captivating rhythmic experience. These groups were selected to represent the diversity, innovation, and energy that characterize North American Taiko. In addition the performances will feature a rare and special appearance by master musician Kyosuke Suzuki of Tokyo. Taiko Jam will be held on Saturday, Aug 12 and Sunday, Aug 13 at Mandeville Auditorium on the campus of the University of California, San Diego.

Taiko Jam will feature premiere performing ensembles from across North America and Japan. 2017 marks the 10th Taiko Jam concert held in conjunction with the North American Taiko Conference.   Previous Taiko Jam performers include world renown groups such as San Jose Taiko, San Francisco Taiko Dojo, the Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble, Sacramento Taiko Dan, and many more.


Venue: Mandeville Auditorium, UC San Diego
Saturday, August 12, 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 13, 2:30 PM

TICKETS: $25   All tickets are general admission.  Doors will open 30 minutes prior to show start.