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SHIDARA PERFORMANCE HISTORY

1990

Artistic Director, CHABO, joins forces to form professional taiko group, SHIDARA

1994

Special performance dedicated at Hana Matsuri Festival, Aichi, Japan

1997

gLes Rendezvous de la Conqueteh Festival, LeLamentin City, Martinique

1999

St. Olav's Festival (Olavfeestdagne), Norway Music Festival (Norland Musikkefestuke)

2000

Special Japan Tour with gThe Brazz Brothersh, Nagoya, Toyohashi, Toei, Japan

2001

Performance for King of Norway: H.M. Harald V

2002

In Dalhalla, Sweden, and at Molde Jazz Festival, Norway This tour highly praised by more than ten Norwegian newspapers.

First place champions at First International Tokyo Taiko Contest

2003

Korea Tour with Kkocdooseh, Korean drum group, and at Incheon World Folk Art Festival, Korea

U.S. debut as featured artists in sold-out North American Taiko Conference Concert at Sacramento Community Convention Center, and at The Crest Theater, Sacramento, California

Performance with Grammy and Golden Award Winner, KITARO, Aichi prefecture, Japan

2004

Closing act at prestigious drum EXTSASIA festival, Matto, Japan

gChushin-no-gih concert with storyteller and Japanese National Treasure, Teisui Ichinyusai, and jazz dancer Masashi Mishiro, Fusou Cultural Theater, Japan

2005

Featured artist at United Airlinesf corporate inaugural flight celebration, Taipei, Taiwan

Opening ceremony act for North American Taiko Conference 2005, workshops and demonstrations throughout event, Los Angeles, California

Special Japan Tour with Kkocdooseh at Kasugai, Toyohashi, Japan Main stage guest artist,

May through September, Aichi Expo 2006, Japan

2006

Special concert series with singer Hiroshi Itsuki and Shidara at the Misonoza Theater, Nagoya, Japan

JAPAN TOUR through 17 cities including:

Tokyo
Osaka
Nagoya
Sapporo
Numazu,
Yaizu
Sakaiminato
Shuho-cho
Chikuma
Toei
Yokkaichi
Kounosu
Furano
Maebashi

Korea tour with Salmonori drum group, Kkocdooseh, including the city
festival at Shifun City, Korea

US TOUR

Japan America Theater, Los Angeles, California
Berger Center for the Performing Arts, Tucson, Arizona
Grand County Auditorium, Moab, Utah
Laxson Auditorium, California State University at Chico, Chico, California
California State Fair, mainstage, Sacramento, California
Showcase at Western Arts Alliance Presenter Conference, Long Beach,
California
Wells Fargo Performing Arts Center, Santa Rosa, California
Crest Theater, Sacramento, California

2007

Showcase at Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference, New York,
New York
National workshop tour: Minnesota, Arizona, Utah, California, Oregon
Presenter and featured performer at North American Taiko Conference,
Seattle, Washington

2008

US TOUR

The Cerritos Center, Los Angeles, California
College of the Canyons Performing Arts Center, Santa Clarita, California
Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California
Laxson Auditorium, CSU Chico, Chico, California
The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, California
Harman Hall, CALPOLY, San Luis Obispo, California
The Del E. Webb Center, Wickenburg, Arizona
Henderson Fine Arts Center, Farmington, New Mexico
The Macey Center for the Arts, Socorro, New Mexico
Rio Grande Theater, Las Cruces, New Mexico
WNMU Fine Arts Center, Silver City, New Mexico
The Fox Theater, Tucson, Arizona
The Tom and Janet Ikeda Theater, Mesa, Arizona
Grand County Auditorium, Moab, Utah
Hart Auditorium, Rexburg, Idaho
Hering Auditorium, Fairbanks, Alaska
The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Anchorage, Alaska

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