For the better part of the past two decades, Dante Deiana has poured his energy into his craft—providing unforgettable musical experiences at venues across the country and overseas. As a DJ, music programmer, and marketing director, he has spent valuable years in the nightlife industry. Always staying ahead of the curve, Dante possesses a unique ability to connect with his audiences and clients before, during, and after their visit, always focusing on the experience of the customer.
Dante double majored at Loyola University of Chicago and in 2005 graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice.
In addition to being a Forward Entertainment Group partner, Dante keeps busy by working at venues all across the globe, getting a firsthand look at the world's newest and most buzz worthy spots.
From opening up shows for American Icon Miley Cyrus at world famous arenas, or being the go to for The Country Music Awards Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley’s official after party to creating and headlining the Barstool Sports Blackout Tour – a series of more than 160 shows that brought a one-of-a- kind party to over 150,000 attendees, Dante’s dedication to his craft has touched the lives of countless people and created memories that will last a lifetime.
Opportunities often swim in the wake of talent - recognizing Dante’s unique skill major brands such as McDonalds, Playboy, Groupon, Red Bull, The NBA, Nike and Vita Coco have regularly reached out to collaborate with the artist – dubbing Dante a bonafide commercial success.
Since 2015, he has served as the Sound and Music Engineer for the Chicago Cubs, manning the sound booth at the storied Wrigley Field highlighted by last season's magical World Series run. For seven years, he’s had a top rated weekly mix show on WKSC (103.5 Kiss FM Chicago) the highest rated station in the nation's third largest market.
Dante also makes it a point to give back. He donates his time to or sits on the board of a group of friend’s charities that include The Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation, The Gronk Nation Youth Foundation, The Jay Cutler Foundation for Childhood Diabetes, Dance For Paralysis, and Carly’s Club Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Additionally, he remains Director of Marketing and Entertainment for Forward Hospitality Group, which continues to book envelope-pushing entertainment lineups and boasts one of the strongest social media and marketing presences in the industry.