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DJ Dola is an ardent music lover, vinyl collector, and passionate social dancer, DJ Dola was born in the UK, by Nigerian Yoruba parents. His love for music and dancing is from a very young age, listening to his dad’s record/vinyl collection, and he began collecting records/vinyl during the disco era of the 1970’s.
DJ Dola is co-owner of Baltimore Salsa Bachata Congress The premiere Latin dance event in Maryland, the first Congress of the year on the east coast of the USA, and hosted at the prestigious Baltimore Hilton, downtown.
 DJ Dola is also a co-founder of the hard core Salsa Underground DC vinyl Social hosted on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month at the Capital Ballroom in Bethesda, the only regular vinyl social in the region since 2013 playing salsa dura, salsa vieja, guaguanco, latin Jazz, cha cha cha and boogaloo and timba.
He’s also a co-founder of Salsa Cubana Collaboration, and Turntablism Vinyl Experience, a vinyl social that brings together vinyl DJs from out of town. He was the resident DJ at the famous Barking Dog Salsa Tuesdays in Bethesda MD, DJ’s regularly at Clarendon Grill Salsa Mondays in Arlington VA, DC Casineros Cuban Dance Social, Rueda de Casino Baltimore Cuban Dance Social, and also at weddings and corporate events like the Smithsonian museum in DC.
Awards: 2013 Mr. Mambo’s “DJ for Life”, 2013 Honors Night, 2014 Honors Night, 2015 Honors Night DJ of the year, 2014 Salsa Underground DC “Event of the Year”, 2016 Honors Night DJ of the year.



The New York International Salsa Congress is New York City's largest and longest-running Latin dance and music event where the world comes to dance every Labor Day Weekend. This year is the 18th annual edition and will take place at the prestigious New York Marriott Marquis, in the heart of Times Square, footsteps from Broadway theaters, museums and other NYC attractions.  

Featuring live band concerts, performance showcases, instructional workshops, and non-stop social dancing all in the center of the world's greatest city, come see why the NYISC brings thousands of attendees from New York and over 40 countries worldwide for an annual celebration of Latin dance, music and culture.

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