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Since 2003, local jazz fans and musicians have had a home at Tokyo Garden.

On the first Sunday of every month, local pianist and jazz educator Craig Von Berg hosts a jam session with his trio, featuring John Lauffenburger on bass and Brian Hamada on drums. On the second Sunday of every month it’s the Richard Giddens Trio. On the third Sunday of the month, jazz guitarist and director of Jazz Studies at Fresno City College, Mike Dana hosts the session with his band. On the fourth Sunday of the month the jam is hosted by pianist David Aus.

The sessions begin at 6:00pm. See below for dates.

TOKYO GARDEN JAZZ JAM SESSIONS     (Recurring Sunday Event)                                      FREE  | ALL AGES | 6PM

Tokyo Garden has remained one of Fresno’s favorite hangouts for musicians for decades, and is still one of the premiere Fresno locations to showcase local and touring acts.

For booking inquiries contact:*

info (at) tokyogardenfresno (dot) com


Toshi Yoshioka c/o

Tokyo Garden

1711 Fulton Street

Fresno, CA  93721

(559)268-3596



*THIS IS A STRAIGHT DOOR DEAL: There is no pay, but no cost for the room. You keep the door & all merch.  Please bring your own mics. We have a doorman.

Please: no hip-hop, no rap, no punk, and no hardcore. 21 and over.

Judas Priest hanging out at Tokyo Garden - 1983

1711 Fulton Street, Fresno, Ca.  93721                                                                 Tel. (559)268-3596

SUKIYAKI  |  COCKTAILS |  SUSHI  |  KARAOKE  |  LIVE MUSIC  |  CATERING  |  FREE PARKING

Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers rippin’ it up at Tokyo Garden in 2010.

Blue Skies For Black Hearts at Tokyo Garden in April 2011.

Pop singer Lenka enjoys a relaxing meal with friends at Tokyo Garden in 2011 just days before the release of her album “Two.”

JAN. 2012 - Jeremy “Elvis” Pearce at Tokyo Garden with Tommy (L) and Toshi (R) after a rousing performance that almost put a smile on Tommy’s face.

TOKYO GARDEN EVENT CALENDAR

FEATURED EVENTS AT TOKYO GARDEN:

The Del-Lords at Tokyo Garden in October 2013.

APR 2014

JAZZ HOP: American Dixieland

THU APR 03

7PM

JAZZ NIGHT: Craig Von Berg Trio

SUN APR 06

6PM

JAZZ NIGHT: Gavin Templeton Trio

SUN APR 13

6PM

JAZZ NIGHT: Mike Dana

SUN APR 20

6PM

FRI APR 25

THIRD RAIL POWER TRIP

$5

9PM

KARAOKE

FRI APR 18

9PM

$5

SAT APR 12

7PM

KARAOKE

FRI APR 04

9PM

TBA

SAT APR 05

9PM

6PM

FRI APR 11

SAT APR 19

$5

9PM

MAY 2014

JAZZ HOP: TBA

THU MAY 01

6PM

JAZZ NIGHT: Craig Von Berg Trio

SUN MAY 04

6PM

JAZZ NIGHT: Gavin Templeton Trio

SUN MAY 11

6PM

JAZZ NIGHT: Mike Dana

SUN MAY 18

6PM

FRI MAY 23

KARAOKE

9PM

KARAOKE

FRI MAY 16

9PM

$5

SAT MAY 10

9PM

KARAOKE

FRI MAY 02

9PM

TBA

SAT MAY 03

9PM

KARAOKE

9PM

FRI MAY 09

JAZZ NIGHT: David Aus

SUN APR 27

6:00PM

JAZZ NIGHT: David Aus

SUN MAY 25

6:00PM

$3

THU MAY 15

9PM

SAT APR 26

CJ LISCUM

$5

9PM

Bossa Zuzu is co-led by saxophonist/pianist Dan Reckard and guitarist/vocalist Capital.


Founded in spring of 2011, the group has participated in music festivals and concert series throughout Southern California, has been featured on radio stations nationally and internationally, and has toured in the U.S. and Japan.


The group regularly features masters of Brazilian and Jazz music including flutist Rumi Flute, vocalist Kana Shimanuki, guitarist Fabiano do Nascimento, and percussionists Aaron Serfaty and Kevin Yokota. 

SAT APR 12  BOSSA ZUZU                                                                                                   $ DONATION  | ALL AGES | 7PM

SAT APR 19  COWGIRLS ‘N HANDCUFFS (CD RELEASE SHOW)                                                                 $5  | 21+ | 9PM

Local Central Valley favorite Cowgirls ‘n Handcuffs returns to Tokyo Garden on Saturday, April 19th, showcasing their blend of country, Americana, and roots music.


Saturday is a CD release party for the band as well, so you’ll finally have a chance to take the band home with you (so to speak.)