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Jun
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12th UK Taiko Festival
Jun 30 – Jul 2 all-day

12th UK Taiko Festival Performances

Friday 30th June
Feast of Taiko, Exeter Northcott Theatre, 7.30pm

A showcase of taiko performances from youth taiko groups.

Tickets are available from the Exeter Northcott Website.

Saturday 1st July
Taiko Beats, Exeter Northcott 12.00 – 2.00pm

Taiko groups from all over the world performing on stage at the Exeter Northcott.

Tickets are available from the Exeter Northcott Website.

Please note if your group is performing in Taiko Beats you do not need to buy a ticket but you will need to obtain wristbands for members of your group from the UK Taiko Festival team in advance. Find out more.

Pulse & Roll, Exeter Northcott, 7.30pm

Kagemusha Taiko present an exhilarating, uplifting new show which sees the group joined from Japan by former Kodo member, Shogo Yoshii , and from USA by one of the world’s leading taiko performers, Shoji Kameda.   Kagemusha Taiko themselves have toured in Japan, represented European taiko at the World Taiko Gathering in Los Angeles, and featured in the European Taiko Concert in Dusseldorf, Germany.  This is the one and only chance to see “Pulse & Roll” performed with this outstanding line-up of players.

Tickets are available from the Exeter Northcott Website.

Jul
1
Sat
Pulse & Roll – Exeter Northcott @ Exeter Northcott
Jul 1 @ 7:45 pm – 10:30 pm

Headlining the 12th UK Taiko Festival, for this special concert, Kagemusha Taiko are joined from Japan by former Kodo member, Shogo Yoshii,and from the USA by one of the world’s leading taiko performers, Shoji Kameda. The show will also include a special performance of Brother Drum. Tickets are already selling fast, so don’t delay and book online now.

Jul
2
Sun
Brother Drum @ Exeter Phoenix
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An extra-special addition to the schedule, Brother Drum will be the final concert of 12th UK Taiko Festival. Featuring Kagemusha Taiko, Tuschigumo Daiko, Shoji Kameda, Shogo Yoshii and musicians Damian Clarke, George Whitfield & Hibiki Ichikawa. Brother Drum involves not only the theatrical drama and emotional power of taiko drumming, it also embraces folk and traditional music from the UK, Japan and USA, as typified by the title song of the show which you can watch here.
 
Brother Drum will take place the Phoenix Arts Centre, Exeter, on Sunday 2nd July at 7pm.

Brother Drum CD Cover