WCU Presents continues Feb. 24 with Japanese drummers TAO

TAO: Drum Heart (Image courtesy of Columbia Artists Management Inc.)

The 2017-18 WCU Presents Performance Series continues with “TAO: Drum Heart” coming to Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m.

TAO is an internationally acclaimed percussion group. Its modern, high-energy performances showcase the ancient art of Japanese drumming, or Taiko drumming. TAO combines highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography and innovative visuals.

Tickets are $20 for WCU faculty/staff, $5 for WCU and Southwestern Community College students, and $25 for the general public. For more ticket information, visit bardoartscenter.wcu.edu or call 828-227-2787.