Being the oldest of two sons in a Dominican family, the bar was set pretty high for Roger Sanchez at a young age. Looking back now, Roger Sanchez certainly left some gigantic shoes to fill for his siblings. He graduated from the High School of Art and Design in New York City then moved on to Pratt Institute where he worked towards a degree in architecture. Here’s the funny (and extremely rare) circumstance that ultimately emerged for the young Sanchez: His father of all people, urged him to quite school to pursue DJ’ing full time! It’s almost always the other way around. I don’t think there is a point in any young mans life where he doesn’t think to himself “Oh yea…I’m definitely going to become a DJ!” Of course our fathers end up slapping us across the head and we get back to reality – but not Roger Sanchez! Roger has landed residencies every summer since 2000 on the Island of Ibiza and, in 2007, nabbed the #25 spot on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJ’s list. Roger Sanchez also won a Grammy in 2003 for Best Remixed Recording of No Doubt’s song Hella Good. Hard to imagine that Roger Sanchez was once on the street corners of New York City with a boombox selling his mixtapes to pay for parties he promoted for. But with his contribution to the electronic music scene, we’re glad he did.
Currently on a world wide tour that has taken him from Australia and India to Singapore and Brazil, one of Roger Sanchez’s official tour stops will be at Club Space Miami on Saturday, November 16th. Club Space Miami, one of Miami’s original mega-clubs, is known for it’s house music events. Club Space Miami is literally multiple venues under one roof, utilizing different rooms like The Terrace and The Basement and The Loft simultaneously, this allows Club Space Miami to have several different DJ’s playing at once. Sanchez will be playing on The Terrace of Club Space Miami. With tickets only $20 before 12am and $30 after 2am, this event is easy on the wallet while giving you one hell of a show. Tickets can be purchased by CLICKING HERE. For VIP please call 786-357-6456.
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