World Music Institute Presents Red Baraat 'Festival Of Colors'

The event is set for Friday, March 10, 2023.

By: Feb. 08, 2023

World Music Institute Presents Red Baraat 'Festival Of Colors'

Red Baraat's annual 'Festival of Colors' celebrates the Hindu holiday of Holi with a colorful array of South Asian sounds. Brooklyn-based Red Baraat is led by dhol player Sunny Jain. The band is known for its signature blend of hard-driving north Indian bhangra and elements of hip-hop, jazz and punk energy, with a mission of manifesting joy and unity in all people.

Shubh Saran is a New York-based guitarist, composer, and producer who has performed globally with his band throughout the United States, India, Canada, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Mexico. Kahani, a producer/dj from New York, is a disruptor in the electronic and world music space, fusing global dance rhythms with a South Asian touch.

World Music Institute takes international music to the clubs with the debut of the LET'S DANCE series, as part of WMI's 2022-23 Season.

"We are thrilled to bring our audiences out of the theaters and into the dance clubs," says WMI Artistic Director Brice Rosenbloom. "With DJs and live bands playing music from countries including Ghana, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Morocco, Colombia, Botswana and more, we celebrate the diversity of locally-based International Artists, and welcome everyone to energize the dance floor. In any language, we say 'let's dance!'"

UPCOMING LET'S DANCE EVENTS:

Bembona with Afrodominicano and Ultraviolet
2/25/23, Nublu

NY Arab Festival
4/7/23, Nublu

Vieux Farka Touré
5/11//23, Brooklyn Bowl

Yasser Tejeda with DJ Sabine Blaizin
6/8/23, Harlem Stage



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