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Farm Summer Concert Series

                   OCO and Tanaka Farms                   Taiko Festival

                                                              Saturday, May 30, 2015                                                                                                                    gates open at 3pm                                                                  4pm to 7pm

                                                             $25 per person donation                                                                $10 for 18 and under 

Click here Presell online only

                                      Food and drink will be available for additional donation                                       Grass seating only, bring a blanket.

If you haven't heard the taiko drums before, this is your chance!  Various local groups have come together to give you a sampling of Southern California's drum beat at our outdoor venue on a farm in Irvine!

We will be featuring the following groups: 

*  Yuujou Daiko, led by OCO member Judi Kaminishi. Their latest performance was at theStaple Center's JA Community Night during the Clippers game.

*  Hikari Taiko is from the Southeast Japanese Community Center Norwalk and was founded by Tak Murata. Mary Jane Maeda is the head instructor and the executive director

Jodaiko taiko group is comprised of and run by  students at UCI. Current executive director is Caress Mauhili. Click here for their promo video

Senryu Taiko group is another college group run by the students from UCR. They not only dedicate themselves to the performance aspect but to the entire process. They even build their own drums! Check out their video. 

Daion Taiko group from the Orange County Buddhist Church is one of the oldest and largest taiko groups in the United States comprised of performers as young as 10 years old and as old as 60. Click here to view their performance at Dodger Stadium. 

Come out to the farm and enjoy the beat of the taiko. Click here and register now! 

For more info contact Glenn Tanaka:

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