Sacramento Taiko Dan is the premiere Japanese drumming ensemble in the greater Sacramento region. Founded in 1989, we are a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Our performers include community members and an international touring performance team. The combination of renowned drummers and outstanding drums enables us to provide audiences with world-class entertainment.


Promote cultural awareness and diversity
Continue the traditional styles while developing new forms
Educate new and existing students from diverse backgrounds
Provide top level performances in a wide variety of venues

Sacramento Taiko Dan tours nationally and internationally, with annual appearances at the California State Fair, San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival, Sacramento Pacific Rim Festival, International Taiko Festival, and at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall. We have collaborated with several artists and arts organizations including the Sacramento Ballet, Sacramento Symphony, Camellia Symphony and poet Julia Conner.

Sacramento Taiko Dan in video

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Watch Sacramento Taiko Dan perform at the Crocker Art Museum.

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