Discover Why We Drum!

Experience the amazing spirit and artistry of Japanese taiko drumming at the Great Lakes Taiko Center June 9th Annual Showcase featuring presentations by our taiko community classes, performances by the Raion Taiko Drummers ensemble and Godaiko Drummers, and special appearance by renowned artist MIKE ELLISON.

Tickets available now at the Taiko Center (studio special: buy 10 get one free) or online at



Great Lakes Taiko Center sponsors two performing groups, Raion Taiko, our professional  taiko ensemble, and Godaiko Drummers, our student community group. We bring a powerful and contagious energy to any audience. Our taiko groups perform year-round in concerts, festivals and celebrations throughout Michigan.