interactive activations all along the Pier promenade.
October 7th – SOUTH ASIAN SOUNDS
A wild and exuberant confluence of Bhangra music with anthemic, psyched-out twists, Red Baraat take their sonic signature to new realms when they perform. The band explores South Asian culture, while firmly placing it within the context of a globalized generation as demonstrated by the diverse backgrounds of its members. Red Baraat draws from a vast expanse of influences, from bhangra music to jazz, hip-hop to psych and everything in between, utilizing the musicians’ virtuosity to redefine and reimagine the capabilities of their instruments.
Vidya Vox brings together influences of her Indian-American heritage to create music that is refreshingly new, unique and contemporary, seamlessly fusing together the intricacies of Indian music with elements of electronic and hip-hop for an undeniably catchy sound.
J Rekha is a producer, curator, educator and “Ambassador of Bhangra” based in New York City. Her music fuses Indian genre of bhangra music with international hip-hop and drum beats.
Discostan presents musical narratives from Beirut to Bangkok via Bombay. With a steady supply of inspiration from modern bhangra, Arabic dabke, Thai and Persian pop music, Bulgarian chalga and Turkish disco, Discostan explore cultures from around the world and create a funky, underground cross-cultural dance party for their audiences.