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Red Baraat
Celebration of Holi

Red Baraat: Festival of Colors

Bhi Bhiman

Mar 17
Miner Auditorium
SatMar 17

Dance Floor Show

7:30 PM

$30 | $50 | $70

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Please note: Dance floor is General Admission standing room only. If you would prefer seats, please select a different level for this show.

The Boston Globe called Red Baraat’s irresistible sound “new-breed marching-band music that’s part Punjabi wedding, part New Orleans second line, and all New York.” Led by the charismatic percussionist Sunny Jain, the Brooklyn ensemble whips up a raucously fun mix of Indian bhangra rhythms, go-go music, jazz, hip-hop and Crescent City brass funk. For this special show, the band presents Festival of Colors, celebrating the Hindu holiday of Holi.Opening the show will be Bay Area singer and songwriter Bhi Bhiman.

Marked by public gatherings of families and strangers sharing songs, dance, and the exchange of ‘colors’ – colorful dry powder or colored water playfully thrown amongst the crowds of revelers – Holi is observed at the approach of vernal equinox. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair ruptured relationships. There is no band on earth better suited for this celebration of renewal and positive energy than Red Baraat. Come party with the rousing group the Wall Street Journal called “a big band for the world” on this most auspicious occasion.

With a soaring, powerhouse voice mated to evocative, bitingly satiric songs blending classic soul, folk, and 70s rock influences, Bhi Bhiman is an artist on a mission. He’s performed at Bonaroo and Outside Lands and in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to Shoreline Ampitheater. sharing the stage with the likes of Elvis Costello and Soundgarden. “What a voice Bhi Bhiman has: full-bodied and brawny but delicate” (The New York Times)

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