VENUES INCLUDE D.C.’S 9:30 CLUB, NY’S BOWERY BALLROOM, AND PHILLY’S ANNENBERG CENTER WITH WXPN WORLD CAFÉ HOST DAVID DYE
ALREADY ANNOUNCED SHOW SET FOR BROOKLYN’S MASONIC TEMPLE WITH ANTIBALAS DEC 14
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As anticipation builds for the Jan 22 release of Red Baraat’s new album Shruggy Ji, the band, loved for their unique Brooklyn Bhangra sound and for “putting some New York bluster atop faraway roots” (New York Times), has announced their first string of 2013 U.S. tour dates including headlining shows at D.C.’s 9:30 Club and NY’s Bowery Ballroom. Along the way, a special show will take place at Philadelphia’s Annenberg Center featuring a live, pre-show interview with Red Baraat founder Sunny Jain by David Dye, host of WXPN’s World Café.
Dates announced so far include:
1/24 – Washington DC – 9:30 Club
1/25 – Baltimore, MD – 8x10
1/26 – Philadelphia, PA – Annenberg Center
2/1 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
2/2 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair
2/15 – Scottsdale, AZ – Center for the Performing Arts
2/22 – Duluth, MN – College of St. Scholastica
2/23 – Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Ctr.
2/24 – Chicago, IL – Space
3/2 – Atlanta, GA Rialto Center for the Arts
3/23 – Miami, FL – Cultural Arts Center
Red Baraat just returned from a European tour that finished with their largest sold-out European performance to date at the Luxembourg Philharmonic. They are set to preview songs from the new album at Brooklyn’s Masonic Temple performing on a bill with Antibalas December 14.
A full schedule of U.S. tour dates will be announced soon.
Red Baraat online: http://www.redbaraat.com