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K2 Lounge

DJ Rekha

Friday, May 4, 2018
6:00 PM–11:00 PM

Cocktails, art, and music make a heady mix at K2 Friday Nights. Café Serai becomes the K2 Lounge, offering a special pan-Asian menu to accompany the evening’s DJ. Happy hour runs from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a two-for-one special on all beer, wine, and well drinks.

On May 4, DJ Rekha spins a special set at the Museum as part of our K2 celebration for Rubin Future Fellow Chitra Ganesh. Learn more about the celebration.


About the DJ

Photo by Nisha Sondhe


DJ Rekha pioneered merging Bhangra and Bollywood sounds with contemporary electronic dance music. Her debut album DJ Rekha presents Basement Bhangra features a track with Wyclef Jean. She is the founder of Basement Bhangraâ„¢ and Bollywood Disco and co”founder of Mutiny Club nights. Named “Ambassador of Bhangra” by the New York Times, she has done remixes for artists that range from Meredith Monk to Priyanka Chopra. Her debut album, DJ Rekha presents Basement Bhangra is on E1 Music. Rekha has received numerous community awards, and in 2009 she was inducted into New York City’s People’s Hall of Fame. She has curated events for Celebrate Brooklyn and Central Park SummerStage and has performed at the White House for President Barack Obama and internationally. DJ Rekha was a Grand Marshall of the 9th Annual NYC Dance Parade in 2015. In January 2017 she was one of the official DJs for the historic Women’s March on Washington, DC.


Museum admission is free every Friday night from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. during K2 Friday Nights.