brings together seven prominent Vancouver-based taiko groups, with the newly formed Vancouver Electronics Ensemble for this unique event! Taikotroniks celebrates both Vancouver’s historically significant taiko community, as well as a slice of its newer, collaborative electronic community. Featuring special performances by each of the groups, as well as a breakaway taiko and electronic improvisation piece, Taikotroniks showcases the rich variety of taiko styles and approaches that have grown up with Vancouver, and experiments with exciting new musical directions.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 | 8PM
Vancouver Playhouse (Hamilton at Dunsmuir) Tickets: $28 regular/$20 students and seniors; available at the door, and through Tickets Tonight or 604.684.2787 (surcharges apply)
Yuaikai Ryukyu Taiko
Vancouver Electronic Ensemble (VEE)