ShastaYama 2016

Celebration of Taiko / Music / Dance

Saturday, July 30 @ 6 pm, Gate Opens @ 5 pm

Shastice Park - Mount Shasta, CA

800 Rockfellow Drive (Rockfellow & Adams Drive)

Featuring: Leading taiko innovators

ON ENSEMBLE Los Angeles based On Ensemble infuses taiko with a wide range of musical infuences weaving taiko, ukulele, vibraphone, modern drum set, and winds.

SUMIE KANEKO Joining On Ensemble will be special guest Japanese koto and shamisen virtuoso and singer Sumie Kaneko.

UNIT SOUZOU Michelle Fujii and Toru Watanabe of Portland, Oregon's Unit Souzou are well known for their dynamic fusion of taiko and Japanese folk dance.

TADAIMA Russel Baba and Jeanne Mercer continue to pioneer new directions for music combining taiko, winds, and bass in the jazz improvisational tradition.

GARY FITZGERALD and MASATO BABA Joining Tadaima will be Los Angeles bassist Gary Fitzgerald and taiko artist Masato Baba.

SHASTA TAIKO Mount Shasta's Shasta Taiko will share the stage with these outstanding guest artists in a celebration of taiko, dance, and music.

ISAKU KAGEYAMA, JOE SMALL, BRUCE GHENT, YEEMAN MUI, and HEIDI CHAN - Special guest taiko artists will perform a special piece for ShastaYama and also will be featured in Shasta Taiko's set.


Advance Sale: $25 Adult / $13 Youth (6-17)
Gate Price: $30 Adult / $15 Youth (6-17)
FREE: children 5 years & under

TICKETS available May/June


Mount Shasta - Village Books / Soul Connections
Yreka - Chamber of Commerce
Redding - Bogbean Books & Music
Credit Card - (800) 926-4865 x 203 / online -


From I-5, take Central Mt. Shasta Exit 738
Turn East on Lake St. towards the Mountain
Turn Right on Rockfellow
Turn Left on Adams Drive (Shastice Park Entrance)
Follow Parking Lot crew directions / shuttle available to gate


Lawn Seating - Blankets / Lawn Chairs
Warm Clothes / Flashlights Advised
Food & Refreshments Available