Welcome to the Official Website ofDJ KEL-WIN! Events. We are an award-winning full-service entertainment and event production firm offering solutions for weddings, social events, corporate, private events and charities. We bring expertise in Event Planning, MCing, Lighting, and DJing with a music library of more than 50,000 tracks. We have more than 20 years of collective experience producing high-quality events throughout the Chicago and Indiana Metro areas and are equipped for events worldwide.
Our services include: • Pro Audio Disc Jockey Services
• Master of Ceremonies Services
• Dance Floor Lighting
• Full Service and Day-Of Wedding & Event Planning
Abbreviated venue & client list:
Architectural Artifacts (Chicago, IL)
Astoria Exquisite Banquets (Buffalo Grove, IL)
Biltmore Country Club (North Barrington, IL)
Blackstone Hotel (Chicago, IL)
Bristol Court Banquets (Mount Prospect, IL)
Café Brauer / Lincoln Park Zoo (Chicago, IL)
Chateau Bu-She (Alspi, IL)
Christ Universal Temple (Chicago, IL)
Conrad Hilton Magnificent Mile (Chicago, IL)
Courtyard Marriott Magnificent Mile (Chicago, IL)
DiNolfo’s Banquets (Homer Glen, IL)
DiNolfo's Banquets (Mokena, IL)
Domenican University (Chicago, IL)
European Crystal Banquets (Arlington Heights, IL)
Fiesta Palace Banquet Hall (Merrillville, IN)
Fountain Blue (Des Plaines, IL)
Hilton Oak Lawn (Chicago, IL)
Hotel 71 (Chicago, IL)
Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile (Chicago, IL)
Hyatt Regency Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Intercontinental Chicago O’Hare (Chicago, IL)
Loyola University (Chicago, IL)
Marriott Chicago O’Hare (Chicago, IL)
Prairie Ave. Gallery / The Keith Mansion (Chicago, IL)
Radisson Star Plaza (Merrillville, IN)
Ramada Inn Lake Shore (Chicago, IL)
Renaissance Downtown Hotel (Chicago, IL)
Silver Lakes Country Club (Orland Park, IL)
South Shore Cultural Center (Chicago, IL)
St. Sabina Church (Chicago, IL)
The Allure (LaPorte, IN)
The Glessner House (Chicago, IL)
The Harold Washington Library (Chicago, IL)
The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate (Joliet, IL)
The Mayfield (Chicago, IL)
The Meadows Club (Rolling Meadows, IL)
The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL)
The Odyssey Country Club (Tinley Park, IL)
The Quadrangle Club - University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Venuti's Ristorante & Banquets (Addison, IL)
Westin North Shore (Wheeling, IL)
DJ KEL-WIN! is a professional world class DJ, mix show producer, podcaster and head of DJ KEL-WIN! Events based in Chicago, IL. Before starting DJ KEL-WIN! Events, Kelwin was an assistant to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, where he was in charge of various projects and initiatives for The City of Chicago. DJ KEL-WIN! has over a decade of experience in music and event production; beginning as a freelance DJ in the mid-90s in Chicago and upstate New York -- during the heyday of the Hip Hop culture era. He is an expert at blending and combining multiple genres and styles including: Vintage Hip-Hop, R&B, Disco, Classic Club & Soul Breaks along with Chicago Steppers Music, Original Chicago House and the best of more recent hits.
DJ KEL-WIN! is the producer of the legendary "Grown n' Sexy Soul Mix Podcast" that has been available on iTunes since 2008 and has commanded approx. half a million downloads across the globe. His style has been described on iTunes as, "a clever arrangement with flexing grooves, [and] soulful beats sharing an intoxicating vibe." DJ KEL-WIN! has also performed for TLC's hit reality tv show "Four Weddings". For more information: read the Full Biography (Remixed).
DJ Friedz is the newest member of our DJ team. He is a highly skilled DJ and has worked in a number of environments and high-profile clubs throughout Chicago, Wisconsin, and Arizona. He has also been a radio station host with a Hip Hop program on 89.9FM in Madison, WI. He most recently has been a regular DJ at the Inn Joy bar and restaurant in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. He blends a mixture of Hip Hop, Old-School, and fundamental DJ grooves along with an eclectic variety of music for a wide audience. In addition, he has the ability to perform live remixes and expert personal touches that have built him his reputation and international following.
Bosa Okonkwo is a highly skilled Master of Ceremonies and has an impressive ability to connect with any audience on an engaging level. He has a masterful ability to make any group feel warm and at-ease while creating a fun, festive, and entertaining environment.
Bosa is a native of Nigeria and lived in New York and California before moving to Chicago. His travels have allowed him to develop a tremendous ability for communicating with diverse crowds. As such, he's effective at hosting traditional American weddings and events along with those that require unique cultural sensitivities.
Sharon Patrice is the primary event and wedding planner for DJ KEL-WIN! She brings over 10 years of professional event planning experience and has successfully executed numerous weddings, corporate, private & social events throughout the Chicagoland area and Northwest Indiana. She is an active member of the Association of Bridal Consultants. Some of her most notable venues include: The Signature Room, Rialto Theatre, & Galleria Marchetti. She is an expert at wedding planning and a blogger, writer and contributor for Examiner.com and New York's Wedding Salon. In addition to event planning she was also involved in the production of the Live show and DVD for the renowned gospel music group Shekinah Glory. We are proud to have her as our chief architect for our Wedding Services.