Red Baraat Releasing New Album, Playing Bowery Ballroom and Summerstage

Red Baraat
Red Baraat

Formed in 2008, Red Baraat is a pioneering eight-piece band from Brooklyn, New York. Conceived by Sunny Jain, the group has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound — a merging of hard driving North Indian bhangra rhythms with elements of jazz, go-go, brass funk, and hip-hop. Created with no less a purposeful agenda than manifesting joy and unity in all people, Red Baraat’s spirit is worn brightly on its sweaty and hard-worked sleeve. And is being returned to them in cities all over the world, as word spreads of the band’s incredibly powerful live performances. []

Red Baraat’s new album Shruggy Ji comes out today (Jan 22, 2013) via Sunny Jain‘s Sinj Records. The band is scheduled to play a record release gig at the Bowery Ballroom on Feb 1, 2013 as well as a show at the Rumsey Playfield at Central Park Summerstage on Jul 14, 2013 (most likely as part of day of Bhangra music).

“Shuggy Ji” single and more Red Baraat tour dates after the jump.

Red Baraat Tour Dates
01/24/13 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
01/25/13 Baltimore, MD The 8X10
01/26/13 Philadelphia, PA Univ. of Pennsylvania
02/01/13 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
02/02/13 Cambridge, MA The Sinclair
02/10/13 New Orleans, LA Blue Nile
02/11/13 New Orleans, LA Tipitina’s Uptown
02/14/13 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
02/15/13 Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale Ctr. For The Perf. Arts
02/16/13 Los Angeles, CA Bootleg Theater
02/22/13 Duluth, MN Mitchell Auditorium
02/23/13 Minneapolis, MN Cedar Cultural Center
02/24/13 Evanston, IL SPACE
02/27/13 Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall
02/28/13 Nashville, TN Exit / In
03/01/13 Asheville, NC The Grey Eagle
03/02/13 Atlanta, GA Rialto Center For The Arts
03/21/13 Live Oak, FL Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park
03/23/13 Cutler Bay, FL South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center
06/01/13 Ozark, AR Mulberry Mountain
06/15/13 Croton on Hudson, NY Croton Point Park
07/14/13 New York, NY Rumsey Playfield / Central Park