Tagged with Taiko drum

Diary date: Kagemusha Pulse & Roll

Diary date: Kagemusha Pulse & Roll


If you’re a fan of the powerful Japanese taiko drum, you’ll be pleased to know that Kagemusha Taiko will be touring the south of England soon! This Devon-based performing arts company has performed at events from Europe to the Middle East, including the BBC Proms, and now they’re coming to a venue near you!  This … Continue reading

Yamato drummers take on London

Yamato drummers take on London


You’ve still got until 25th March if you want to catch the Yamato Drummers of Japan at the Peacock Theatre! Frankly, you’d be a fool not to go. You can get your tickets here. The Yamato drummers hail from Asuka in Japan’s Nara Prefecture and, since being founded in 1993, have toured worldwide from the … Continue reading

Interview with Masa Ogawa – YAMATO drummers of Japan

Interview with Masa Ogawa – YAMATO drummers of Japan


Explosive energy and thunderous beats – the YAMATO drummers of Japan are coming back to the UK! The YAMATO drummers are famous worldwide for their powerful taiko drum performances. The traditional taiko drum, used in Shinto rituals, is pushed to the limit as the drummers use their entire bodies to create breathtaking performances. Yamato – Chousensha – The … Continue reading

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers’ UK tour!

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers’ UK tour!


Powerful, spell binding and infectious; the Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers are touring the UK this spring. As the most successful touring taiko drum group on this continent, Mugenkyo have developed a spectacular passionate style with music for the soul, fusing the traditional  spirit with a contemporary look & sound, creating a modern stage performance that has captivated … Continue reading