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Recap: Red Baraat fires up the Free at Noon crowd for round two

Photos by Elizabeth Mazenko
Photos by Elizabeth Mazenko

Brooklyn-based eight piece ensemble Red Baraat fired up the Philly crowd with their jazzed-up spin on traditional Bhangra music. Even though they brought back the same energy that got you jumping at this year’s Xponential Festival, Friday’s Free At Noon performance was only a sneak peak for their set later that night at The Blockley. Check out which tunes they played from their latest album Shruggy Ji by viewing the setlist and photo gallery below, and listening to their performance in its entirety here (via the WXPN media player).

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound at Morgan’s Pier (Free!), West Philly Orchestra at Penn Museum, Black Kids/Kids at Johnny Brenda’s, Rickie Lee Jones at WCL Wilmington

JC Brooks and the Uptown SoundIndie soul-funk outfit JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound are playing a free show at Morgan’s Pier tonight. The band is touring in support of their new record, Howl, which was released this May on Bloodshot Records. JC Brooks has a strong, classic soul voice that his band backs with a part funk, part indie rock, part post-punk sound. Check out their recent single, “Rouse Yourself;” the silly music video features Aubrey Plaza and Jake Johnson. Find more information on the 21 plus show here.

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