Thursday, May 26th: Celebate Brooklyn! Bhangra Dance Party

Celebate Brooklyn! Bhangra Dance Party
Pier 1 Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn
7pm
Free

A South Asian dance party of epic proportions with Brooklyn’s brass funk newcomers, Red Baraat. An explosive stage presence that blends fresh originals with Bollywood favorites.

DJ Rekha is a cultural instigator that has put bhangra music on the map in North America. Not just an authority and scene creator for South Asian dance music, Rekha is recognized as a selector with an extraordinary musical range. Her legendary club night, Basement Bhangra®, is in its 15th of monthly sold out shows. Rekha’s other musical work include sound design for the TONY winning Broadway Show, Bridge and Tunnel. Her seminal debut album, DJ Rekha presents Basement Bhangra was released in 2007. She has DJed across the world including 2 gigs at the White House. Rekha also teaches at the NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music and is launching her own record label.

Free Bhangra lesson by Gobind Singh at 7pm.