dj andy new york salsa congressDJ Andy Rodriguez "El Mas Bailable", New York

Born in New York City in 1969, Andy was raised in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. His passion for music was born at an early childhood stage. Andy’s first interest was dancing, when Hip-Hop was introduced to Puerto Rico. Later on in his high school days he found a greater interest in dancing and learned to Salsa dance.
 
Andy Rodriguez, known as “DJ Andy”, has performed as a disc jockey in major night clubs and venues in Puerto Rico, Washington, DC, New York City, and others throughout his career span. He has opened up for numerous professional salsa artists and band, including: Papo Cocote y Su Montuno, Cano Estremera, Conjunto 344, Nacho Sanabria, La Sonora Ponceña, Willie Rosario, La Múlenze, Luisito Carrión, Puerto Rican Power, Don Perigñon, Adalberto Santiago, Luigi Texidor, Osvaldo Román, Pupy Santiago, Tito Rojas, Son de Madre, Polito Huertas, Roberto Roena, Tommy Olivencia, José Alberto “El Canario”, Camilo Azuquita, El Gran Combo, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Soneros del Barrio, Jimmy Bosch, La Criolla, Primi Cruz, Cheo Feliciano, Rey Ruiz, Ismael Miranda, and many more.
 
Professional producer Tony Quiñones, who developed a very high interest in Andy, gave him the name of “El Mas Bailable” and introduced him to the next level.
 
In 2014, DJ Andy achieved his biggest accomplishment thus far as executive producer of his CD release “Goza Bailador”. This CD was gifted with the collaboration of Puerto Rico’s top singers; Pichie Perez from La Sonora Ponceña and Mr. Rico Walker from Don Perigñon y La Puertorriqueña, along with amazing musicians Nelson “Gazu”, “Pequeño” Johnny, Jose Jusino and composer Yova Rodriguez. In 2016, Andy followed this accomplishment up with his next achievement, the release of his 2nd CD “DJ Andy Internacionalmente: El Mas Bailable” featuring another collaboration of the best musicians and vocalists. DJ Andy Rodriguez spreads his high level of passion for all salsa measures on a very comprehensive scale. His humbleness, honestly and love for the industry speaks for itself.

 

 

 

 

NEW YORK CITY'S PREMIER LATIN DANCE EVENT

The New York International Salsa Congress is New York City's largest and longest-running Latin dance and music event where the world comes to dance every Labor Day Weekend. This year is the 17th annual edition and will take place at the prestigious New York Marriott Marquis, in the heart of Times Square, footsteps from Broadway theaters, museums and other NYC attractions.  

Featuring live band concerts, performance showcases, instructional workshops, and non-stop social dancing all in the center of the world's greatest city, come see why the NYISC brings thousands of attendees from New York and over 40 countries worldwide for an annual celebration of Latin dance, music and culture.

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