Born in Bogotà but raised in the Tri-state Area, Diego Allessandro's music is a fusion of 60s, 80s and 90s pop and Americana. He moved to the United States as an infant, growing up in New York and New Jersey, where he was exposed to a wide variety of musical genres, including rock, country, and Latin music. The two time Asbury Music Award nominee began playing guitar at the age of 7 and writing songs as a teenager, quickly developing a passion for music and storytelling. Diego's music is deeply personal and often reflects his experiences as an elder Millennial, immigrant and a first-generation American. His lyrics touch on themes of identity, love, and the challenges of navigating different cultures in time of rising intolerance. His soulful voice and heartfelt performances have earned him a dedicated following both in the local music scene and online. The former front man for the band Lot 25, which was active from 2013 to 2017. Lot 25 released two singles and an album during their time together, "Eden Boulevard" in 2016. The album received critical acclaim and the group was nominated in consecutive years for the Asbury Music Awards in the categories of "Top Americana Band." After Lot 25 disbanded in 2017, Diego continued to pursue his music career as a solo artist. He has released several solo albums, including "This American Life" in 2018 and "DiegoFM 84.6" in 2021. His blend of pop and Americana has been compared to artists such as Tom Petty and Bruce Springsteen. As of fall 2023, Diego has joined Shore Traffic on guitar and vocals. 


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