Events downtown

Feb 13

GuGu Drum Group – Family Friendly Time Merrill Auditorium | 20 Myrtle Street 7:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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“The award-winning GuGu Drum Group from Shanghai presents a contemporary take on traditional Chinese percussion.” – Houston Chronicle

Drummers, storytellers, and athletes – direct from Shanghai, China, the members of GuGu Drum Group delight audiences of all ages with their high-energy epic drumming, traditional movement and colorful costumes. GuGu represents a powerful lineage, dating back to the Emperors of long-ago Chinese dynasties, with a contemporary approach. Using ancient instruments from small finger cymbals to large standing drums, their spectacular performances feature vignettes based on timeless Chinese proverbs, fables, and fairy tales.