April 18, 2010
An Intimate Evening For Taku will take place at the Spreckels Performing Arts Center in Rohnert Park on Sunday, May 23 at 4-9pm. Tickets are $ 55 general admission and $100 for special reserved seats. Ticket purchases can be made by phone (707-588-3400) or at the Spreckels Box Office.
This special evening will feature the exceptional talents of: Robben Ford, and Tuck & Patti, with a special appearance by music legend Boz Scaggs.
Local favorites, The Volker Strifler Band and The Black Market Blues Band will get the ball rolling. Bill Ham, famous for his iconic Fillmore West light shows, will be supplying visual entertainment for an extra treat!
All of us who were lucky enough to know and work with Taku hope that youll join us for what will surely be an outstanding celebration of his life.
For media contact: Mac Skinner (707) 321-8015
DONATIONS: Trust Fund and Silent Auction
In a community wide effort to further support Takus widow, a silent auction of many wonderful goods and services will be held on the day of the benefit. Donations of saleable goods and services are gratefully accepted. A trust fund has been set up for those interested in sending monetary donations.
Donation contact: Ross Shafer (707) 765-1236
Auction donations to:
Attn: Taku Donation c/o Two Rock Amplification
619 Martin Ave. Ste. 6
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
checks payable to Sakashta Memorial Fund
Wells Fargo Bank
c/o Acct. # 7478-148203
Elmwood Branch 2951
College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94705
March 1, 2010
February 11, 2010 our dear friend Taku Sakashta was taken from us by a brutal
and senseless act of cruelty. Takus family and friends have already begun the
difficult task of planning the future. Plans are underway for a benefit the date
and location of which is to be announced.
All news and announcements intended for the public will be posted here on the Sakashta Guitars News page. We ask that you check here for updates.
Donation of funds and sale-able auction items are being accepted. You can find information regarding donations at this link: http://haflingguitars.com/forum/showthread.php?t=684
Customers with pending orders are asked to collect their documentation and contact Sakashta Guitars through the email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
The tragic loss of Taku is a big one. Picking up the pieces is going to take some time. Takus family and friends thank you all in advance for your compassion and patience.