Las Vegas Insider: Kalika Moquin

Las Vegas Insider: Kalika Moquin

by Clubplanet
06.16.2008

 

With small town charm and the business approach of a seasoned suit, Kalika Moquin is spicing up the list of the Vegas “it” parties with her creative ideas. Kalika took her rural life in Middle America and waved goodbye as she picked up and moved to Las Vegas, chasing a lifelong dream of living in the world of nightlife. Her nonstop efforts to make herself known have paid off as she enjoys being one of the hottest new Las Vegas party promoters and nightlife marketers whose name has become unforgettable.

Clubplanet: So we know you didn’t start out in Las Vegas clubs , where are your roots?

Kalika Moquin: I'm from Missoula, Montana. I grew up on the outskirts of town on a dirt road. Missoula was always too small for me. At some point I will probably go back but I had always wanted to work in nightlife. That was my passion, entertainment and nightclubs. The day I moved out here I knew that was what I was going to do.

You might have known what you wanted to do in Las Vegas, but how did you actually do it?

Kalika Moquin: I started as a promoter for Las Vegas Nightclub Ice pretty much as soon as I got here. And then I worked as a promoter for Las Vegas Nightclubs Pure, for Tao, and then the Light Group. The Light Group gave me the opportunity to take on the responsibility as nightlife marketing director for Bare Pool.

Before working for Bare Pool you had a huge success with the Vegas Prom. What was that like?

Kalika Moquin: It was great to be able to produce an nightlife event that brings everyone together the way the Vegas prom does. Everyone from every nihgtclub puts their projects aside and for one night they get dressed up and really enjoy themselves. That's really why I like to do it.

When you look back on your time in Vegas nightclubs what moments really stand out?

Kalika Moquin: The first time I went to the Las Vegas Nightclub Rain. The feeling I got when I first walked in through that tunnel was unbelievable. I still get chills when I go there.

What do you think the future will hold for you?

Kalika Moquin: I think eventually I would like to end up in New York City Nightlife. I think I'd like to live in New York City  during my 30's and have my 40’s in Montana… And I’ll be lucky if I last past then.

What’s one thing people should know about you?

Kalika Moquin: I am a country music fanatic. I listen to more country music than anyone I know. I think I own every single country song ever written, ever.

follow Clubplanet @  
More About Nightlife
Click here for RSS feed
The ClubPlanet Interview: Gabriel & Dresden
It was a remix of New Order’s “Someone Like You” from Pete Tong that brought Dave Dresden and Josh...
Music for the Masses
A roundup of great drum and bass, electro, house, deep, chill, and vocal tracks. Sigma ft...
Clubplanet Radio Episode 67
Clubplanet Radio Ep 067 by Clubplanet Radio on Mixcloud CONNECT WITH...
Clubplanet Radio Episode 66
Clubplanet Radio Ep 066 by Clubplanet Radio on Mixcloud CONNECT WITH...
SUNDAY FUNDAY:  Bonnie McKee - Bombastic
Bonnie McKee - Bombastic [BONNIE MCKEE MUSIC] Pure camp fun for Sunday Funday, that is...
Dress To Impress
Dress To Impress It’s that moment we all dread. Rummaging through our closets before a night out...
Music for the Masses
A roundup of great electro, trap, progressive, trance, house, deep and vocal...
10 DJs Not to Miss at Spring Awakening Music Festival in Chicago
Spring Awakening takes over Soldier Field in Chicago this weekend as music lovers come together to...
Tags
kalikamoquin     lasvegas     nightlife     promoter

Log in here to submit a tag

CP Buzz on facebook

The ClubPlanet Interview: Gabriel & Dresden
It was a remix of New Order’s “Someone Like You” from Pete Tong that brought Dave Dresden and Josh...
Music for the Masses
A roundup of great drum and bass, electro, house, deep, chill, and vocal tracks. Sigma ft...
Clubplanet Radio Episode 67
Clubplanet Radio Ep 067 by Clubplanet Radio on Mixcloud CONNECT WITH...
Clubplanet Radio Episode 66
Clubplanet Radio Ep 066 by Clubplanet Radio on Mixcloud CONNECT WITH...
SUNDAY FUNDAY:  Bonnie McKee - Bombastic
Bonnie McKee - Bombastic [BONNIE MCKEE MUSIC] Pure camp fun for Sunday Funday, that is...
The ClubPlanet Interview: Gabriel & Dresden
It was a remix of New Order’s “Someone Like You” from Pete Tong that brought Dave Dresden and Josh...
The ClubPlanet Interview:  FTampa
No, he doesn’t hate the city in Florida, FTampa is an abbreviation for his real name Felipe...
The ClubPlanet Interview: Dirtcaps
With a name like Dirtcaps, you know they keep it grimey.  The trio of Danny Groenenboom, Max...
The ClubPlanet Interview: Blasterjaxx
Blasterjaxx , the duo of Thom Jongkind and Idir Makhlaf, kicked off 2015 with back to back vocal...
The ClubPlanet Interview:  tyDi
Clubplanet catches up with Aussie producer tyDi at the Players Club in Miami. Find out how...