Roger Sanchez & Kristen Knight | Sway Nightclub | Wednesday 5.23
May 23 @ 10:00 pm - 4:00 am EDTFree
District Management & Sway Nightclub Present
Resident DJ: Kristen Knight
For tables and more info: 954.761.8686
From a humble beginning in NYC to multi-year residencies in Ibiza; from digging in dusty crates to headlining festival main-stages around the world, Roger is truly a self-made man and and dance music star. The crafting of Roger Sanchez, the DJ, started in the late 80s in Corona, Queens, where as a young man he was enticed by the early roots of hip-hop sprouting all over New York. Attending parties by the Bronx River and other jams as a break-dancer and graffiti artist, Sanchez was introduced to DJ’ing through friends, trying his hand in an organic environment where his creativity behind the decks flourished from a few singles into an ambitious catalogue of over two thousand original productions and remixes.
These tracks have not always been under his own name, though. Roger has released music under a slew of monikers, including S-Man, Roger S., The Nu-Solution, Underground Solution, DV8, Ego Trip, El Mariachi, The Funkjunkeez, Tribal Infusion, Twilight, and Transatlantic Soul amongst others. Each new name has allowed him to push his music in unique yet blended directions, allowing him to carve parallel and weaving paths through the tastes of the times while enjoying opportunities to break out of the known.
Kristen Knight is a Miami based, global Dj and producer. Her sound is rooted in driving house rhythms & dirty Hip Hop infused beats merged with emotional vocals. She has recently played world class venues across the globe such as Club Joule in Osaka-Japan, Catch Beach Club Phuket-Thailand, Ce La Vi Singapore,La Suite Marbella-Spain, Mambo Ibiza-Spain, The Arts Club London. In the USA she has been a regular at high profile venues such as Schimanski NYC, TBA Brooklyn, 1-800-lucky, Mynt, Wall, SLS, Surfcomber, Nikki Beach, Delano, Sql, Clevelander Miami Beach. In addition she has appeared in festivals and special events such as The Groove Cruise, Love Festival Aruba, & the Buena Vida Beach Festival Cartagena-Colombia, just to name a few. The summer of 2018 will see her holding residencies in Marbella, Ibiza, Miami, New York, and into the fall Asia (Thailand, China, Japan, Singapore).