New York City-based DJ Rekha is a producer, DJ personality, curator, educator and activist. Rekha is among the first DJs to merge classic Bhangra and Bollywood sounds into the language of contemporary electronic dance music. Since establishing herself in the New York music scene with her inaugural event, the monthly Basement Bhangra in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, Mutiny, and Beat Bazaar. She is founder and resident of Basement Bhangra one NYC’s longest running dance parties which takes place the monthly at Le Poisson Rouge. Follow her work on www.djrekha.com. Rekha pays tribute to filmmaker Prashant Bhargava, by playing tracks from the soundtrack of his feature film, Patang.
DJ Rekha Upcoming:
July 2-Basement Bhangra w/ Sikh Knowledge, Seti X at LPR Main Space
July 11-Cedar Center, Minneapolis, MN
July 31-Bollywood Disco at Drom
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