Taiko Drumming Summit In Denver On June 5–6
Colorado drummers and drumming fans area will want to check out the Taiko Summit Colorado, which will take over the Boulder Theater on June 5–6. The event will feature concerts by a number of regional taiko groups, including Denver Taiko, Mirai Daiko, Taiko With Toni, Crestone Kaminari Taiko, and Boulder Taiko HIBIKI. On Saturday, special guest Grand Master Seiichi Tanaka, who started the first American taiko group in San Francisco in 1968, will present workshops for all levels of players. And in case you feel a bit peckish before the show, yummy pre-concert food will be served by Sushi Zanmai. Tickets are $20 for students, $24 for general admission, and $29.50 for reserved seats (workshops are extra). If you’ve never witnessed taiko drumming firsthand, you simply won’t believe the spectacle and sound of these powerful drumming ensembles. For more information, go here.