Taikoarts Midwest presents: Taiko Tuesday

Taiko Tuesday was a 2017-2018 monthly concert series featuring the best of local and national taiko talent. Each concert was unique and hosted at various venues throughout St. Paul.

Sorry, there are currently NO Taiko Tuesday concerts scheduled for 2019.


PHEW! 13 Concerts!! We did it.

August 14th 7PM

Featuring: Ensō Daiko
Entertainment in the Park
City of Brooklyn Center Centennial Park Amphitheater
6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

August 7th 7:00PM
Featuring: Ensō Daiko
Concert followed by Kubo and the Two Strings screening
Duluth & Case Recreation Center (bring your own chairs)
1020 Duluth St., Saint Paul, MN 55106

July 3rd 7PM
Featuring: Ensō Daiko with special guests Fubuki Daiko (Winnipeg, Canada)
Mears Park, 221 5th St E, St Paul, MN 55101
Please bring your own chairs or blanket

June 19th Noon
Featuring: Ensō Daiko
Capital Centre Plaza (Ecolab Plaza)
376 Wabasha St. N. Saint Paul, MN 55102(Ecolab Plaza) 

May 22nd 7PM
Featuring: Ensō Daiko
Park Square Theatre: 20 W 7th Pl, St Paul, MN 55102
Reservations recommended (free general admission) click here

Featuring: ensemble-MA
Yellow Tree Theatre, 320 5th Ave SE, Osseo, MN 55369
This is a special ticketed event (not free), co-presented by Yellow Tree Theater
$15 Tickets available: click here

April 24th 7PM (6PM Drinks)
Featuring: Kyosuke Suzuki of Wakayama Performance Troupe, Tokyo, Japan
North Garden Theater, 929 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102
Reservations recommended (free general admission) click here

March 6th 7PM
Featuring: Women in Taiko: Ensō Daiko with special guest Tiffany Tamaribuchi (Sacramento, CA)
The O'Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University: 2004 Randolph Ave, St Paul, MN 55105
Program will be taiko + panel discussion.

February 20th 7PM
Featuring: ensemble-MA with special guests: PJ & Roy Hirabayashi (San Jose, CA)
Gremlin Theatre: 550 Vandalia St, St Paul, MN 55114
Reservations recommended (free general admission)

January 30th Noon
Featuring: Ensō Daiko
Landmark Center, Courtroom 317: 75 W 5th St, St Paul, MN 55102
No reservations required

December 5th 7PM
Featuring: Taiko Dynamic Duos
Michelle Fujii & Toru Watanabe of UNIT SOUZOU (Portland, OR)
Naomi Guilbert & Hiroshi Koshiyama of Fubuki Daiko (Winnipeg, MB)
Gremlin Theatre: 550 Vandalia St, St Paul, MN 55114
SOLD OUT!  Can't get in? Check out: December 9-10th 88: Hachi Hachi performances

November 21st  7PM
Featuring: ensemble-MA, led by Iris Shiraishi
Gremlin Theatre: 550 Vandalia St, St Paul, MN 55114
All proceeds will go directly to United for Puerto Rico

October 17th 7PM (6PM Drinks)
Featuring: Ensō Daiko with special guest: Eien Hunter-Ishikawa (Portland, OR)
North Garden Theater: 929 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102

September 26th  7PM  
Featring:  Ensō Daiko with special guest: Yuichi Kimura (Kobe, Japan)
Ordway Concert Hall:  345 Washington St, St Paul, MN 55102
No tickets/reservations required - general admission seating


Taiko Tuesdays would not be possible without the generous support of these organizations.

Thank you to Theater Mu for their support of our season.

We are also grateful for our community & partners: Ordway Theater, Park Square Theatre, The Landmark Center, Gremlin Theater, North Garden Theater, St. Paul Parks & Recreation, and MN Taiko