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Archived Events: 2014

Coronado High School Culture Shock

March 7, 2014
@ Coronado High School

Korabo has been invited back to perform at Coronado High School’s benefit concert Culture Shock. This year, all proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Red Cross in order to assist in their effort in the Philippines after the recent typhoons. The event begins at 6pm and Korabo will be performing at 710pm.


Kickboxing Empire

March 8, 2014
@ The Axis Theater in Planet Hollywood

Korabo’s Gene and Dave will be performing odaiko solos between bouts at this Kickboxing Empire event in the newly remodeled Axis Theater at Planet Hollywood.

The main event features two 23-year-old heavyweights—Agron Preteni of Split, Croatia, against Luis Tavares of Rotterdam, Netherlands, fighting for the vacant International Kickboxing Association heavyweight championship.



Zenshin Asian Restaurant’s 1-Year Anniversary

Zenshin Asian Restaurant’s 1-Year Anniversary

March 13, 2014
@ Zenshin Asian Restaurant, South Point Hotel & Casino

Korabo will be playing taiko for Zenshin Asian Restaurant to help celebrate the restaurant’s one-year anniversary. Check out Zenshin Asian Restaurant’s website.





March 24, 2014
@ Caesar’s Colosseum in Caesar’s Palace

Korabo’s Gene and Jen will be drumming as part of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s introduction at this year’s CinemaCon at the Colosseum. Paramount Pictures debuted the trailer for one of this summer’s movies: Hercules, starring Dwayne Johnson. Check out the CinemaCon website and Hercules, the movie this summer!



Seika Machinery at Apex Expo IPC

Seika Machinery at Apex Expo IPC

March 26, 2014
@ Mandalay Bay Convention Center

Seika Machinery will be in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for Apex Expo IPC 2014. Korabo is pleased to be part of the booth to help support Seika employees and rally clients.


Save Our Children

Save Our Children

March 29, 2014
@ the Clark County Government Center

Korabo will be performing near the complete line of the Save Our Children march at the Clark County Government Center. This march is a community-building event directed at ending violence in schools and neighborhoods. Please visit the Save Our Children website.


Pinoy Pride

Pinoy Pride

April 12, 2014
@ Main Street Station parking lot

Pinoy Pride Celebration is a three-day long Filipino festival and carnival running April 11th to April 13th. This year the event will be held in the parking lot of Main Street Station. The festival will include a multitude of food, rides, games, activities, and performances. Korabo will be performing on Saturday, April 12th at noon. Check out the Pinoy Pride website.


UNLV’s Festival of Communities

UNLV’s Festival of Communities

April 12, 2014

Festival of Communities celebrates the diversity of UNLV and the Las Vegas community, with fantastic cultural performances, food from around the world, locally-made arts and crafts, and activities for kids of all ages including bumper cars and a bounce house! This year, Festival of Communities is joining together with GreenFEST. This double festival has the combined mission to celebrate the rich cultural diversity of UNLV and the Las Vegas Valley and honor National Earth Day. Korabo will be performing at 240pm. Check out the GreenFEST and Festival of Communities websites.


Na Mea Hawai’i

Na Mea Hawai’i

April 13, 2014
@ Summerlin Starbright Theater

The Gateway Arts Foundation and the Na Hula Hali’a Aloha Cultural Preservation & Friends present Na Mea Hawai’i, a celebration of the aloha spirit through dance, music, and the multicultural colors of the islands. Korabo will be performing as part of the program. Doors open at 130pm and the show begins at 2pm. For more information, please visit gatewayartsfoundation.org



Asian Pacific Dreams Festival

Asian Pacific Dreams Festival

April 26, 2014
@ the Green Valley Library

Na Hula Hali’a Aloha Cutural Presentation hosts the Asian Pacific Dreams Festival at the Green Valley Library. This festival will feature live cultural performances, ethnic displays, and make it and take it activity classes. This event runs 10a-4p and Koraobo will be performing at 1045a, will hold a taiko mini lesson outside the library 1130a-noon, and will be conducting a make it and take it workshop through out the day. This festival is free for all ages. We hope to see you there.


Children’s Festival

Children’s Festival

April 26, 2014
@ the Winchester Cultural Center

We are honored to once again be invited to Winchester Cultural Center’s Children’s Festival. Admission is free, and the many free activities include: dance and music performances, arts and crafts, exotic animals from Roos ‘n’ More, workshops, storytelling and carnival games as performers stroll the park. Vendors with small fees include a rock climbing wall, historic battles, pony rides, and food and drink vendors. The festival will run 10am to 3pm. Korabo will perform at 130pm with a taiko workshop to run immediately after at 2pm.


Golden Week

Golden Week

May 3, 2014
@ Las Vegas Premium Outlets – North

In Japan, Golden Week is a week full of national holidays, like the Emperor’s Birthday, Greenery Day, and Children’s Day. This year, we’ll be celebrating Golden Week at the Las Vegas Premium Outlets – North from 11am to 145pm. Drop by and get some shopping and taiko in one stop!

Las Vegas 5K

Las Vegas 5K

May 10, 2014
@ Town Square

Once again, Ryno Running presents the Las Vegas 5K, one of the most exciting destination 5K races in the country. The race will take place at Town Square starting at 8am and Korabo will be there to cheer runners on at the finish line. For more info on the race, please visit the Las Vegas 5K website.

Discovery Children’s Museum Asian-Pac Celebration

Discovery Children’s Museum Asian-Pac Celebration

May 24, 2014
@ the Discovery Children’s Museum

The Discovery Children’s Museum will hold several activities and events throughout the month of May to celebrate Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month. On Saturday May 24, Korabo will be performing at 1pm and 3pm and host a workshop at 145pm. Admission is $12 for most. For more information, please visit the event listing on the Discovery Children’s Museum website here.

Journey of the KOI, a Taiko Drum Benefit Concert

Journey of the KOI, a Taiko Drum Benefit Concert

Tuesday, July 22
@ the Baobab Stage Theater in Town Square

Presented by the The Japanese American Citizens League of Las Vegas, Journey of the Koi by drum unit Senrai. Senrai, a musical group that features taiko drumming, shamisen and shakuhachi, continues to raise funds for earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan. Also performing at this event will be Las Vegas Kaminari Taiko and Korabo Taiko. Doors open at 530pm and the show will begin at 6pm.

Heart and Sole

August 15, 2014
@ Torino Ranch

Korabo is honored to be able to perform for the campers and staff at Camp Heart & Sole in the beautiful Torino Ranch.

Tendo Baikoki Annual Party

August 23, 2014
@ Orleans Hotel & Casino

Tendo Baikoki is hosting their annual event at the Orleans Hotel & Casino. The event will feature a full lineup of entertainers, including Korabo Taiko.

Lena Prima

September 19, 2014
@ Suncoast Hotel & Casino

This year, Prima released a new album, “Starting Something,” containing 12 original songs and two cover tracks. Korabo is happy to be invited back to one of favorite gigs, performing “Sing Sing Sing” with Lena Prima and her band while they’ll be at the Suncoast ballroom.

Las Vegas Business Academy Fundraiser

October 11, 2014
@ The Downtown Grand

Private event.

St. Rose Domincan Hospital’ s Dragonboat Regatta

October 11, 2014
@ Lake Las Vegas

This highly-anticipated annual event raises funds for St. Rose Dominican’s R.E.D. Rose program, which provides free clinical breast exams, mammograms, ultrasounds, surgical consultations and biopsies to women and men 49 and younger who lack adequate health care coverage or the financial means to obtain them. Korabo is part of an all-day lineup of performances. We will be on at 1115am, right before the Dotting of the Eye Ceremony. Join us for a great cause!

Aki Matsuri

@ the Rio Hotel & Casino
October 24 and 25, 2015

Happy fall, Aki Matsuri is coming! This year the annual Las Vegas festival will be a two-day affair held in the parking lot of the Rio Hotel & Casino Friday 2pm-midnight and Saturday 11am-midnight. Korabo will be performing on Friday at 930pm and on Saturday at 505pm. We will also have a booth both days, so drop by and say hi. For more info on the festival, please visit lvakimatsuri.com.

Lena Prima at the CasaBlanca in Mesquite

November 7, 2014
@ the CasaBlanca Showroom

Recording artist and entertainer Lena Prima, youngest daughter of music legend Louis Prima, makes her first appearance at the Casablanca Showroom bringing her powerful voice and infectious energy to Mesquite on November 7th at 7pm.

Joined by her seven-piece band, Prima will also perform tunes from her recently released album, along with her father’s classics. The show will also feature the talents of Art Vargas, Amanda Kaiser and the taiko drum group Korabo along with rare vintage video footage of Louis Prima.

Birthday Party

November 8, 2014

Private party.

Las Vegas Rock ‘n Roll Marathon

December 16, 2014
@ the Fremont Street Experience

Korabo will be part of the entertainment along the Las Vegas Rock ‘n Roll Marathon route, right at Fremont Street and Las Vegas Boulevard. We’ll be sharing the venue with Las Vegas’ very own Count’s 77! Count’s 77 will be on from 53op til 630p, Korabo will be on from 630p til 730p, and then Count’s 77 will take the last set from 730p til 830p. Even if you’re not running in the marathon or half marathon, come down and check out the free entertainment.

2014 Aloha Kalikimaka

December 6, 2014
@ Orleans Hotel & Casino

We are proud to be invited back to Na Hula Hali’a Aloha’s annual Aloha Kalikimaka program. This beautiful Christmas luncheon is packed with entertainment of the many cultures surrounding Hawai’i.