Shidara: Japanese taiko drumming
- Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
- Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, KU campus, Lawrence
- Cost: $10
- Age limit: 28+
With deep roots in its remote Japanese village, Shidara’s taiko drumming performances are entrenched in the 700-year-old harvest festival of its home. Recognized as one of the foremost Japanese drum companies in the world, Shidara creates an explosive dynamism onstage, bringing Japanese history and folklore to each performance. Blending masterful stick work, exhilarating energy and breakneck speed, Shidara’s powerful, joyous performances succeed in preserving the folk traditions of Japan through song, music and dance. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Shidara perform outside of Japan. Adult $28 KU Student $10 Child $10