Legendary NYC Promoter, Rob Fernandez, has Passed Away

RobFernandezInfluential New York City promoter Rob Fernandez has passed away, according to numerous sources on social media. Details remain scarce about the cause of death, but the news was first announced this morning by Verboten. A veteran club promoter, Fernandez regularly enlisted the services of some of the biggest DJs in the world. He served as Pacha New York’s Director of Promotions/Bookings and co-helmed the popular Dance.Here.Now event at Cielo with Benny Soto. Along with Pacha New York owner Eddie Dean, he ran RPM Presents, an events company that did one-off dance parties at Governors Island, Pier 94, Central Park, MetLife Stadium, Radio City Music Hall to warehouses. Fernandez had been involved in the New York clubbing scene as a promoter for over twenty years, throwing parties all over the city. This morning, DJs such as Mat Zo, The Martinez Brothers, Seth Troxler and Adventure Club took to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to express their condolences. Fernandez clearly will be missed by many, he was a force in NYC nightlife.