TAO SUMMER FESTIVAL 2019

Dates Thu, Aug 9th - Sun, Aug 25th, 2019
Open/Curtain Open 8:00am/2:00pm (Live at Akakabuto Outdoor Stage)
*Close 5:00pm
Venue Tao Village "Grandioso"
Kuju Town, Taketa City, Oita Prefecture
*Near Kuju Flower Park

Please park your car at Kuju Flower Park.
Free shuttle buses available to transfer between Kuju Flower Park and Grandioso.
Please come to Grandioso by the free shuttle bus, which runs every 12 minutes.

*Come rain or shine. In the case of stormy weather on the final day, it will be postponed to the next day.
*Fri, Aug 16th and Thu, Aug 22nd are off-stage days. Fri, Aug 23rd is closed for a private event.
*Please note that using a personal picnic blanket or ground sheet are prohibited. Thank you for your understanding.
*No pets allowed.
*Outside food and drink is prohibited.
*We are unable to look after your personal belongings.

>>Terms and Conditions regarding the Summer Festival *Please read thoroughly.

TIME TABLE

7:30 SHUTTLE BUS STARTS RUNNING
8:00 OPEN / CHECK-IN DESK OPEN
8:30 WELCOME MINI LIVE 〜 FOOD / DRINK STANDS OPEN
9:00 WORKSHOP STARTS
11:00 WORKSHOP RECITAL
12:30 DAILY MINI LIVE "YATAI LIVE"
14:00 FOOD / DRINK STANDS BY TAO CLOSE
14:30 AKAKABUTO LIVE (MAIN LIVE)
15:50 AUTOGRAPH SESSION / FOOD STANDS REOPEN
16:30 ALL STANDS CLOSE
17:00 CLOSE

125 seats right in front of the stage are set as a RESERVED SEATING!
Each ticket comes with a TAO's original picnic blanket!
*A DRUM TAO original picnic blanket(60cm x 90cm) is provided to all of the ticket holders for seating.
*Please note that using your own ground sheet or blanket is prohibited inside the area.
*Please note that we unable to look after any left luggage by the guests.
*No performance to the public on the 16th, the 22nd, and the 23rd.

TICKET

  • Reserved Seating Single Day Ticket : 6,500 JPY
    Only 125 tickets available each day

    *Please select your preferred date from Aug. 8th - 25th.
    *Kids of all ages who require a seat are also required to hold tickets for reserved seating.

  • General Admission Single Day Ticket for Aug. 8th- 24th
    Adult : 6,000 JPY, Kids aged 7 - 12 : 3,000 JPY
    Kids aged 6 and under: Free.

    *This ticket is available for any date from Aug. 8th - 24th except the 16th and the 22nd as there is no performance, and the 23rd for a private event.
    Early bird tickets are available until Jun.16th with 500yen discount. *Only available at show venues.

  • General Admission Ticket for the Final Day on Aug. 25th only
    Adult : 6,000 JPY, Kids aged 7 - 12 : 3,000 JPY
    Limited to 700 tickets
    Kids aged 6 and under: Free.

    *This ticket is only available for Aug. 25th.

  • Book of General Admission Tickets for Aug. 8th - 24th
    Book of 10 tickets: 50,000 JPY
    Book of 5 tickets: 27,500 JPY

    *These tickets to be used for both adults and kids aged 6 and under
    *These tickets are available for any date from Aug. 8th - 24th except the 16th and the 22nd as there is no performance, and the 23rd for a private event and the 25th for the final performance.
    *Books of tickets can be purchased until Aug. 24th.
    *Books of tickets are not available for the final day on the 25th.

All kinds of the tickets will be on sale from Wednesday, Jun. 19th.


*Tickets are also available at the grounds in Japanese yen only.

Purchase Tickets

Books of General Admission tickets are available only from the TAO Head office, Official Online Ticket Site, and Official Shop in Taketa City.

Ticket Pia
(Pia Spot・Seven-Eleven・K Sunkus)
Lawson Ticket
(Lawson・Ministop Ticket Service Loppi)
Nishitetsu Travel
※You can purchase "Taketa city citizens discount tickets" at ticket counters listed below
Taketa City Tourism Association
Taketa Tourism Information Office(inside the Bungotaketa station)
TAO Cultural Foundation(TAO Official Store)
Taketa City Hall Naoiri Branch
Taketa City Hall Kuju Branch
Taketa City Hall Hagi Branch
Kuju Flower Park

EVENT

AKAKABUTO LIVE AT MAIN STAGE!
TAO SPECIAL BAND, DAILY LIVE & TALK AT YATAI LIVE!!

MAIN LIVE - "AKAKABUTO LIVE"

STAND BOOTH & EVENTS

WORKSHOP

◉ Check-in desk opens: 8:00am - / Workshop hours: 9:00am - 11:00am
◉ TAO Workshop recital: 11:00am - 11:30am
Taking pictures is allowed during the recital!!
◉ Workshop Fee: 6,000 JPY

*You need a live ticket in addition to the workshop ticket to participate.
*Observing the workshops without a ticket is prohibited.

ー TAO Workshop ー

SET PRICE
Middle Drum Sticks Set7,800 JPY
Big Mama Drum Sticks Set9,200 JPY
Carrying Drum Sticks Set7,800 JPY
Japanese Cymbals Set12,900 JPY
Japanese Flute Set8,000 JPY

★Drum sticks have TAO original carved seal.
Japanese cymbals are made by ASANO TAIKO, and flutes are made of plastic.

*We have rental drum sticks.
*If you participate in the Japanese flute workshop, please bring a flute in the key of "C".
*Participation available for children Elemantary school age and above.

ー ART Workshop ー

Let's try making local crafts with TAO members!
There are 4 different items to choose from! Why don't you get your craftwork, only one in the world!

TAO Glass

Bamboo mini TAO Bag

Wooden TAO Oriental Lamp

TAO Pattern Indigo Dye

*Kids aged 10 and under to participate in the bamboo mini TAO bag class will have to be accompanied by a parent.

  • Inquiries

    DRUM TAO HEAD OFFICE
    TEL: +81-92-721-2015 Office hours (weekdays only): 10:00am-7:00pm
    EMAIL : info_overseas@drum-tao.com