Taiko Stage 

Stay tuned for 2021 virtual performances

All Arizona Taiko Team


A can't miss show! 50+ Taiko players made up of Taikoists from throughout the state. Huge, dynamic, loud and intense. Performing both days!


The enthusiasm of Aozora (Blue Sky Drummers), a student group of Fushicho Daiko, makes for a great show. Members of Aozora combine their talents for a dynamic presentation.

Fushicho Daiko


Fushicho (Phoenix) Daiko perform both traditional and original Taiko songs with power, energy, skill and joy. Traditional instruments and colorful costumes add to the excitement. The combination of sound, movement, instruments and teamwork create a dynamic, spellbinding audience experience. A Matsuri favorite for 20+ years! Performing both days.

Fushicho Daiko strives to share the art form of Japanese Taiko drumming through the concepts of teamwork, cooperation, community, cultural awareness and acceptance. Musical and artistic excellence are

developed through education and performance opportunities. Fushicho Daiko Dojo/Studio is celebrating its 27th year of providing high quality, high energy performances, workshops and classes throughout Phoenix and the state of Arizona.

Hands on Taiko


Now's your chance, you know you want to, learn the basics and join the fun. Multiple times, both days.

Kemushi Children Taiko


Kemushi (Caterpillar) Children’s Taiko from the Fushicho Daiko studio - these young ones will entertain and thrill you with their skill and joy.

Koshio Gumi


Ken Koshio will lead Koshio Gumi in a highly energetic taiko drum performance in the Spirit of WA (Peace and Harmony). Performances with KenZoo, Migrations + hands on

Gamba! Taiko

The Gamba! Drummers are an Intermediate student group of Fushicho Daiko with happiness and energy for all to share playing less than 2 years, first performance for some and second for the others.

Odaiko Sonora


Founded in 2002, this dynamic group from Tucson returns to Matsuri this year.

Phoenix Taiko Kai


A student group of Fushicho Daiko, Phoenix Taiko Kai is an enthusiastic group of taiko players that love to perform for their audience.

Saboten Taiko


Saboten (Cactus) Taiko, is a dynamic and fun student group of Fushicho Daiko, made up of husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, ranging in ages 13-60+, sharing their joy with all.

Shojin Taiko


Shojin Taiko is made up of youths and adults ages 12-60+ from Soka Gakkai International (SGI) in Phoenix (Value Creation Society, a lay Buddhist organization dedicated to peace, culture and education). Marsha Robb created the Taiko program at SGI-Phoenix and has been it's director for 6 years.

ASU Sun Devil Taiko


​ASU Sun Devil Taiko is the Japanese drumming club on ASU's Tempe campus.



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