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Jesse De La Pena

Jesse De La Pena

Host/Producer

Jesse is the host and producer of Vocalo's "5 O'Clock Mix" and the "Friday Night DJ Series". He's the founder of the Vocalo's DJ Collective, "Quest 4 The Best" DJ Competition and the Know Chicago music series. He also curates special music programming that highlights artists that are meaningful to the Urban Alternative experience.  

A member of Chicago's music scene since the mid 80's and key contributor to the city's early Hip Hop, House and Dance music community as a DJ, musician, event promoter, music retailer, and co-founder of the Grammy nominated band Liquid Soul. Jesse is a big fan of Ethiopian Food and collecting records, you can catch him spinning at various events around town.

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