June Kuramoto plays koto during Hiroshima’s joint concert with the Asia America Symphony Orchestra on June 29 at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo.

Los Angeles-based Hiroshima is working on a new CD and preparing for a national tour.

The band — Dan Kuramoto, June Kuramoto, Danny Yamamoto, Kimo Cornwell, Dean Cortez and Shoji Kameda — had a short but successful East Coast tour in April and will be traveling to Georgia, Wisconsin, Colorado, Nevada and back to California over the next few months.

Hiroshima will be playing songs from its most recent CD, “Departure,” as well as the upcoming “J-Town Beat,” which is expected to be available in September. Tracks on the new CD include “Meiji Mambo,” “State of Mind,” “Red Buddha” and “Lady of Mystery.”

Confirmed tour dates are as follows:

• Saturday, Aug. 17, at 6:30 p.m.

Sunset Jazz Festival with Eric Benet, Brian Culbertson, Rachel Ferrell

Chastain Park Amphitheatre, 4469 Stella Dr., Atlanta

(404) 733-4115, www.classicchastain.com

• Sunday, Sept. 1, at 7:30 p.m.

“Jazzin Up the Links” Jazz Festival

Tuscumbia Country Club, 680 Illinois Ave, Green Lake, Wis.

(920) 294-3381, www.tuscumbiacc.net

• Sept. 14-15, Saturday at 8 and 10 p.m.; Sunday at 6 and 8 p.m.

Yoshi’s Jazz Club, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland

(510) 238-9200, www.yoshis.com

• Friday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m.

Summer Concert Series with Keiko Matsui

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Rd.,Newport Beach

(949) 360-7800, www.series.hyattconcerts.com

• Saturday, Oct. 12, at 12 p.m.

Catalina Island Jazztrax Festival

Avalon Casino Ballroom, 1 Casino Way, 

(866) 872-9849, http://jazztrax.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=520061

• Friday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m.

Club Madrid at Sunset Station Hotel & Casino,1301 W. Sunset Rd., Henderson, Nev.

(702) 547-7804, www.ticketmaster.com/event/17004A4DB39ACF9C

• Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m.

“Spirit of the Season” Holiday Show with guest artists Terry Steele (vocals) and Tets Nakamura (harmonica)

Spaghettini’s, 3005 Old Ranch Parkway, Seal Beach

(562) 596-2199, (714) 960-6002, www.spaghettini.com/calendar.php?c=next5

• Friday, Dec. 20, at 9 p.m.

“Spirit of the Season” Holiday Show

Morongo Casino, 49500 Seminole Dr., Cabazon

(800) 252-4499, (951) 849-3080, www.morongocasinoresort.com/entertainment/events-concerts

Check the following websites for updates:





Guest vocalist Terry Steele with Hiroshima’s Dan Kuramoto on June 29 at the Aratani Theatre.

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