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Red Baraat

January 26

Enjoy a sound so powerful it has positioned Red Baraat in its own utterly unique and enviable class. With joy and audacity, this ninepiece dhol ‘n’ brass powerhouse has subsumed a plateful of global influence, fused it and is now exporting it, Brooklyn-style, to the world. “A fiery blend of raucous Indian bhangra and funky New Orleans brass” (Village Voice), Red Baraat’s high-energy, nonstop musical revelry is equal parts concert and party. Performing new tracks from their 2012 release, Shruggy Ji, and some of their past critically-lauded hits, Red Baraat will take the stage “putting some New York bluster atop faraway roots” (New York Times).

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Performances

Saturday, January 26 @ 8 PM

Venue: Zellerbach Theatre

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Program Notes [PDF]
Artist Site
This Artist In the News
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All Asian Roots
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Insights Events

7 PM
Join us for a pre-show talk with Red Baraat bandleader and dhol drummer, Sunny Jain and David Dye, host of World Café on WXPN.

7 PM
Join us for a pre-show Taste of India featuring complimentary desserts by AMR Catering in the Main Lobby. This event is first come, first served.


This performance is part of the
Annenberg Center’s Asian Roots Series.


This tour engagement of Red Baraat is funded through the Mid Atlantic Tours program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Special thanks to AMR Catering for providing the desserts for the Taste of India INSIGHTS event.


Photo credit: Markku Aberg

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