Past performances

Drums of Three Nations
Sunday, June 11, 2:00 p.m.
World Trade Center at 121 SW Salmon St.
Portland, Oregon
Sponsored by the Consul General of Japan, Honorary Consul of S. Korea, and Oregon-China Sister State Association. Featuring drumming performances by Li Lin and the Portland Lee Association Lion Dance Team, Seung-hee Ji, and Portland Taiko! Free event but registration requested here.

Rose Festival Starlight Parade
Saturday, June 3, 8:30 p.m.
Downtown Portland
Join us as we unveil our newly-built Portland Festival Yatai!

Whitcomb Elementary School
Friday, May 26, 1:30 p.m.
7400 SE Thompson Rd
Milwaukie, Oregon

Thursday, May 18, 6:00 p.m.
Mountainview Christian Church
Portland, Oregon

Say Hey! for Partners in Diversity
Tuesday, May 16, 6:00 p.m.
Legacy Emmanuel Atrium
Portland, Oregon

Lan Su Chinese Garden
APAH Month
Saturday, May 20, 1:00 p.m.
239 Northwest Everett Street
Portland, Oregon

Drumming in the Stacks 
Saturday, May 6, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Midland Library — Free workshop but registration required
805 SE 122nd Ave
Portland, Oregon

South Wasco County High School and The Dalles-Wasco County Library
Friday, April 28, 10:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Maupin and The Dalles, Oregon

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival
Saturday, April 22, 1:30 p.m.
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, Washington

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts
Friday, April 21, 1:00 p.m. matinee and 7:30 p.m. full concert
565 Camano Avenue
Langley, Washington
Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County Library: Drumming in the Stacks
Saturday, April 15, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Central Library, U.S. Bank Room
801 SW 10th Avenue
Portland, Oregon
Free but registration is required. Maximum 15 participants.

Portland Children’s Museum
Saturday, April 1, 11:00 a.m.
4015 SW Canyon Road
Portland, Oregon

Min Yasui Documentary World Premiere
Tuesday, March 28, 6:45 p.m.
Historic Grand Theater, 191 High St NE
Salem, Oregon

Salem Public Library
Friday, March 24, 7:00 p.m.
585 Liberty Street SE
Salem, Oregon

Sherwood Center for the Arts
Family Matinee Series
Saturday, March 18, 2:00 p.m.
Sherwood, Oregon

University of Portland, International Night
Friday, March 3, 6:20 p.m.
Bauccio Commons
Portland, Oregon

Shimadzu Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, March 3, 11:30 a.m.
Canby, Oregon

Capitol Hill Elementary School
Taiko Residency
Wednesday and Thursday, February 22 and 23
Portland, Oregon

Asian Celebration
Sunday, February 19, 1:40 p.m.
Lane County Events Center
Eugene, Oregon

Vision and Vigilance Candlelight Vigil

Sunday, December 11, 4 p.m. | link
Japanese American Historical Plaza

In response to post-election instances of racial targeting and student harassment, Portland Taiko will team with Oya No Kai and Grant High School for a student workshop and dialogue, and the Oregon Nikkei Endowment, Portland JACL, and the Japanese Ancestral Society in a candelight vigil at the Japanese American Historical Plaza.


PSU Cultural Resource Center Grand Opening

Wednesday, November 2, 5:00 p.m.
Portland State University
Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom
1825 SW Broadway
Free event

Join the PSU Cultural Resource Centers as it celebrates the momentous addition of the Pan-African Commons and Pacific Islander, Asian & Asian American Student Center. Our formal presentation will begin at 5:00 p.m. and will be followed by dinner, entertainment, and dancing. This event is FREE and open to the public. No ticket required. Portland Taiko performs towards the end of the event around 7:00 p.m.


Glencoe Elementary

November 16, 2016

Sound in Motion: Taiko Project and Portland Taiko

October 16, 2016, 3 pm | link
Cabell Center Theater at the Catlin Gabel School
8825 SW Barnes Road, Portland, OR

Join us as we welcome internationally-acclaimed TaikoProject for its Portland debut! Tickets now on sale!


Sunday, January 29, 2017, 1:30 p.m. | link
Portland State University
Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201


Oregon Nikkei Endowment annual banquet

September 8, 2016, 6:15 pm | link
Multnomah Athletic Club

Portland Creative Conference

Friday, September 23, 2016, 1 pm | link
Gerding Theater at the Armory

PDX Runway Run

Saturday, September 24 | link

City of Hillsboro diversity conference

Thursday, September 29, 8:15 am

Washington Park Summer Festival

August 7, 6 pm
Washington Park | link
This free summer concert is a full-length extravaganza in Washington Park’s amphitheater. We’ve been working hard to bring back some old favorites we haven’t played in a while, as well as on a collaboration with Portland Lee’s Association lion dance team. And of course we’ll also be playing some of our standard pieces our audiences know and love. Hope to see you there!


August 6, 6 pm
Oregon Buddhist Temple | link
Every year we perform at the Oregon Buddhist Temple’s ObonFest. We had a great time as always!


Twisp Arts Festival

Drumming in the stacks – Midland

Midland Festival Library

Clark College Sakura Festival

4/21/2016,Clark College, Vancouver, WA

Community Transportation Expo

5/24/2016, 4:30 pm
Oregon Convention Center