DJ Rekha is DJ, producer, curator, educator, and activist. Named ambassador of bhangra by the New York Times, she has been instrumental in placing bhangra on the map in North America. Rooted in bhangra and hip-hop her DJ sets range from Brazilian Baile Funk to Balkan Beats and everything in between. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties. This week bhangra set includes track by west coast artist Pree Mayall, Jassi Sidhu, Swami. In the beyond segment is Rekha’s embraces the reality of faster music by playing recent remixes of Panjabi MC classics.
10/6 Basement Bhangra- SOBs, New York, NY
10/29 3rd Annual Bhangraween at 9:30 Club, Washington, DC
11/1 Basement Bhangra w/ Delhi 2 Dublin, SOBs, New York, NY
11/23 Basement Bhangra Thxgiving Eve w/ Panjabi MC SOBs, New York, NY
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