Chile Pepper Festival 2017 Performance Schedule - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Chile Pepper Festival 2017 Performance Schedule

Chile Pepper Festival 2017 Performance Schedule


Sunday, October 1, 2017 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Gates open at 10 a.m. Last admission at 5:30 p.m.

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Performance Schedule

  • Trumpet player and other musicians in mariachi outfits.

    11 a.m.–Noon

    Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino

    A scorching serenade led by a fifth-generation mariachi maven

    Official Webpage

  • Eight men of different races pose with a wooden drum.

    Noon–1:15 p.m.

    Red Baraat

    Funky Indian bhangra dance party, Brooklyn-style

    Official Webpage

  • Four women pose with guitar and tambourines.

    1:30–2:45 p.m.


    Global gal group cooks up spicy rhythms from Colombia, Brazil, and Venezuela.

    Official Webpage

  • Six musicians pose with instruments in a forest setting.

    3–4:15 p.m.

    Lost Bayou Ramblers

    Broussard, Louisiana’s high-octane Grammy-nominated Cajun trailblazers

    Official Webpage

  • Eight musicians pose in a casual setting.

    4:30–6 p.m.

    Battle of Santiago

    Infectious Afro-Cuban beats meet pulsating rock grooves.

    Official Webpage

  • A performer breathes fire on a stage in front of musicians.

    Robbins & Ringold

    The masters of ceremony light up the stage with fire breathing, sword swallowing, and other fiery feats.

    Todd Robbins Official Webpage

    Stephen Ringold Official Webpage

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