“Extraordinarily talented percussion artists.”
– Chicago Tribune
Performing for over 8 million audience members across the globe, Drum Tao makes its anticipated return to The Smith Center to showcase the world’s foremost male and female performers in Japanese taiko drumming. Hailed for its fiery and athletic drumming routines, the group performs with impeccable syncopation on a wide assortment of drums, spanning handheld snare drums to Odaiko drums that can weight up to 3 tons. Highlighting Japan’s many art forms, Drum Tao also features elegant performances on flute, marimba, harp and more. Blending drumming with energizing choreography, vibrant sets and contemporary costuming, the group presents a large-scale performance experience that captivates audiences’ eyes and ears.
Drum Tao’s worldwide performances include playing at the Vancouver Olympics, selling out every show in its debut North American tour, and performing an acclaimed Off-Broadway show.
Don’t miss this electrifying production celebrating the stunning culture of Japan.
Tour booked and produced by Columbia Artists
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Drum Tao Performs Taiko Drumming with Bold, Modern Stylings No doubt, Drum Tao offers the world’s top taiko drummers. That’s because the over 40 members of the renowned performance group live together, secluded from civilization, at a remote house in the mountains of southwest Japan. Outside of cooking and cleaning for themselves, these young men and women focus on one thing: pREAD MORE