Art & Design

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers Autumn UK Concert Tour 2015

6 - 30 October 2015, Various

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers are the UK's longest established taiko ensemble, and Europe's only professional touring company of this thrilling & energetic performing art. With over 1,000 performances across the UK, Japan & Europe over the last decade, Mugenkyo have established a solid reputation for their gritty passionate style, setting themselves firmly at the forefront of Taiko drumming on this continent through their rigorous touring.


Mugenkyo's main work is touring a full-length theatre concert, performing at prestigious venues including London Queen Elizabeth Hall, Gateshead Sage, Cardiff St. David's Hall, Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, Brighton Theatre Royal, Glasgow Pavilion Theatre, and the Edinburgh Usher Hall amongst others. The group also perform on outdoor stages at a wide variety of music festivals, produce commissions for large-scale multi-media events, have released a range of CDs & DVDs, and have appeared on television programmes such as the Brit Awards & BBC Last Night of the Proms.


Mugenkyo present taiko as a modern & theatrical performing art, with precise choreography, dramatic lighting, and a variety of costumes ranging from the post-apocalyptic industrial to gorgeous earthy silks. The concert is extremely diverse: powerful rhythms on an array of instruments from small hand-held drums to the thunderous reverberations of the huge Odaiko big drum, delicate bamboo flute, soulful voice, layers of percussive soundscapes, and innovative dance tightly integrated with the taiko drums.


Mugenkyo forge a new musical path, developing the genre in new directions with both their own concert performance & their wide-ranging artistic collaborations, truly living up to their name "limitless reverberation".



Tickets: Various depending on venue.

October 2015

October 2015

Tue 6

AYR Gaiety Theatre

Wed 7

Scunthorpe The Baths Hall

Thu 8

Hereford The Courtyard

Fri 9

Leamington Spa Royal Spa Centre
Sat 10
Poole Lighthouse
Sun 11
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Tue 13
Eastbourne Congress Theatre
Wed 14
Horsham The Capitol
Thu 15
TMaidstone The Hazlitt Theatre
Fri 16
Bracknell Wilde Theatre, South Hill Park
Sat 17
Isle of Wight Shanklin Theatre
Sun 18
Southsea Kings Theatre
Mon 19
Minehead The Regal Theatre
Wed 21
Yeovil Octagon Theatre
Thu 22
Shrewsbury Theatre Severn
Fri 23
Milton Keynes The Stables
Sat 24
Leeds Carriageworks Theatre
Sun 25
Keswick Theatre By The Lake
Tue 27
Gateshead The Sage
Wed 28
Rhyl Pavilion Theatre
Thu 29
Caernarfon Galeri

Fri 30

Barrow-in-Furness The Forum Barrow

6 - 30 October 2015


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Mugen Taiko Dojo Productions