This Friday, June 15th is the highly anticipated Red Baraat! Red Baraat is an eight-piece band from Brooklyn that brings a global blend of Funk, Dance Grooves, and South-Asian Bhangra. NPR has dubbed the group as “the best party band in years.” Red Baraat has sold out rooms as diverse as the Luxembourg Philharmonic and New York City’s iconic Bowery Ballroom and has performed at the request of The White House, TED, and the Olympic Games. www.redbaraat.com
Thank you to all who came out for Worldtown Soundsystem last Friday! It was a dance party! If you attended, please take two minutes and complete our 4 question survey. Your opinion matters!
After Red Baraat this Friday, Court Yard Fridays continues on June 22nd with Papo Vázquez. The UTA All-StarsMi, hailing from the Universal Temple of the Arts, the headline on June 29th, closing out the series. Court Yard Fridays is a pilot project of the Future Culture initiative by Homer Jackson, Lynn Washington, and Kevin Washington. Staten Island Arts and the Design Trust for Public Space launched Future Culture to foster community connections and shape a vision for culture on the North Shore of Staten Island.
Court Yard Fridays is made possible through the generous support of the New York City Department of Small Business Services and Neighborhood 360, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.