Taiko Performance

concerts, theatre shows, festivals, special events

Our next performance will be at the Exeter Phoenix on 7th January 2022 – a show called “Spirit of the Drum”. See this page for further details.


Spirit of the Drum

Now booking online and via the Exeter Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080. The show will be opened by Tano Taiko, followed by a performance of Quo Nunc? by Jonathan Kirby with Matthew Cann and members of Kagemusha Taiko Group who will perform the second half of the show with what might be called a series of Kagemusha Taiko’s greatest hits!



Tano Taiko

Tano Taiko is our community-based adult group. Tano Taiko perform at events across Devon, in south-west England, and sometimes beyond.
This video shows the first part of their performance of “Sanmukara” at a festival in Dorset, August 2021. Follow this link to find out more about Tano Taiko, and Taiko South West, the company’s project to relaunch and rebuild taiko after the pandemic.


Kagemusha Taiko

Kagemusha Taiko is the company’s performing group that has been led for over 20 years by artistic director, Jonathan Kirby. The group is seen here in their “Pulse & Roll” show at the Exeter Northcott. The group’s next show will be at the Exeter Phoenix, in January 2022.