Performance: Archives 2013 JAN-JUNE


Mitsuwa New Years Mochi-pounding Event

Our annual appearance at Mitsuwa's Mochi (rice cake) pounding event! This year we performed opposite of the actual mochi-making process. Hope everyone enjoyed our authentic sounds of taiko to start off Oshougatsu (new years)!




Tuesday, January 1 2013
Mitsuwa Marketplace @ 12pm
100 E. Algonquin Rd.
Arlington Hts., IL 60005

Saturday, February 2
Japan Festival
1pm cafe show
5pm concert
Oak Park and River Forest Hig School
201 North Scoville Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302

Wednesday, February 6
Edison Middle School
Wheaton, IL
(private educational program)

Sunday, February 10
Illinois Wesley University @6:30pm
Bloomington, IL

Wednesday, February 13
Niles West High School
(private educational program)

Sunday, February 17
Knox College, concert @4pm
Galesburg, IL

Saturday, February 23
Crystal Lake Strikers Evening of Percussion
Raue Center for the Arts
26 North Williams Street,
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Monday, March 11
TSUNAMI Memorial Event @12pm
Thompson Center

Monday, March 11
Gary Comer Youth Center @7pm
7200 S. Ingleside Ave.
Chicago, IL 60619

Friday, March 15
Elmhurst Academy
Elmhurst, IL
(private educational program)

Wednesday, March 20
Walker Elementary School
Clarendon Hills, IL
(private educational program)

Friday, April 5
Deer Path Middle School
Lake Forest, IL
(private educational program)

Saturday, April 20
45th Annual International Night
Trine University @8pm
1 University Ave,
Angola, IN

Thursday, April 25
Senior Associate
Advocate Health Care @1:30pm
2025 Windsor Drive, Oak Brook, IL 60523

Friday, April 26
International House @5:30pm
The University of Chicago
1414 E.59th St.
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Saturday, April 27
HAIKU Fest @12:00pm
Harold Washington Library Auditorium
400 S. State St.
Chicago, IL

Wednesday, May 1
Midwest Buddhist Temple @11am
435 West Menomonee St.
Chicago, IL

Saturday, May 4
29th International Buddhism Festival@11:45am
435 West Menomonee St.
Chicago, IL

Wednesday, May 8
Dooley Elementary School
Schaumburg, IL
(private educational program)

Saturday, May 11
Kellogg @7pm
2001 Sheridan Rd.
Evanston, IL 60208

Fujima Ryu of Chicago

Sunday, May 12
Re-vitalizing Tradition
Fujima Ryu of Chicago & Tsukasa Taiko

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Chicago Cultural Center
Preston Bradley Hall (3rd floor)
78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602


Saturday, May 18
Kodomo no Hi
Children's Day Festival

Edgebrook Forest Preserve
Matthew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center
6100 N. Central Chicago, IL
(located at the end of the entrance driveway, right side)

Sunday, May 19
International House @3:30pm
The University of Chicago
1414 E.59th St.
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Friday, May 24
Burr Elementary School
(private educational program)

Tuesday, May 28
William H. Ray Elementary School
Chicago, IL
(private educational program)

Friday, June 7
(private event)

Saturday, June 8
13.1 Chicago marathon on Lake Shore Drive @7am

Sunday, June 9
Konishiki 2 day Charity Project @ 10:40am
Elk Grove High School
500 W. Elk Grove Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Friday, June 21
Make Music Chicago @8:15pm
St. James Cathedral Plaza
65 E. Huron St. Chicago, IL

Sunday, June 23
Student Recital @1:30pm
Chicago Futabakai Japanese School
2550 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Thursday, June 27
Oak Park @5pm
Downtown Oak Park

2013 05 First annual Children's day fesitval, kodomo no hi
2013 05 Re-vitalizing Tradition

2013 04 Tsukasa Taiko @ The University of Chicago