Brown TAIKO performed at Musikfest in Bethlehem, PA, in August of 2007. Brown TAIKO played at Musikfest's opening ceremonies, followed by fourteen 30-minute shows over the next four days. Playing at Musikfest for Brown TAIKO were Raiki Machida '07 and Josh Goldner '05, founders of the group, joined by Evie Tilney '06 and Tomo Hongo '09. The 2007 theme of Musikfest was "One World, Many Rhythms". It is estimated that each year one million people attend Musikfest, a ten-day, mostly free music festival that features hundreds of performances.