“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
-Bob Marley

DJ Diem Classic

Salsa, Bachata, & Reggaeton DJ based in Chicago, IL

DJ Resume

Top Past Events


Chicago Salsa Congress (February 2023)

After being on the CISC roster for 3 years, in 2023 I both did all the music for the evening shows and DJed on Saturday Night after the concerts. Estimated crowd: 300-500


Latin Rhythms Residency (January 2023)

Starting in January, I became a resident DJ at the largest Latin Dance studio in Chicago. Bi-weekly events typically have 200-300 people in attendance.


Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival (April 2023)

At CSBF 2023, I was the opening Salsa DJ on Saturday night. The crowd was about 500 people and grew over the course of the two-and-a-half-hour set.

DJ Bio

  City: Chicago, IL

  Started DJing: 2019

  Preferred Genres: Salsa, Bachata, Latin, Funk

  DJ Long Bio: Growing up in the Philadelphia and Chicago dance scenes, DJ Diem Classic has been social dancing and accumulating music for nearly 10 years (only DJing for the last few years). His goal is to share the incredible sounds of culturally significant, historically remarkable, and emerging contemporary artists with the dancer community. His sets are for DANCING, with the singular success metric being as many dancers enjoying themselves as possible. Currently he primarily DJs Salsa, Mambo, Bachata, and Cha Cha with splashes of Cumbia and Merengue. He is also working on creating sets that focus on Latin Jazz, Funk, and music at the intersection between Latin and Black cultures in the 1960s-1970s. He hopes you can check out the mixes, follow him on social media, and make it out to any upcoming events!

Audition Mixes

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