Born in Swansea, UK, Darryl won runner up (against 250 DJs) in the 2012 Pioneer Middle East DJ competition and was nominated in the Timeout Awards for Abu Dhabi’s Best DJ 2017 category. He currently holds residencies at Yas Beach, Atlelier and Bliss Lounge and performs for The Electric Run and Holi Festival Of Colours events, which attracts thousands of people from across the world. As well as his residencies he was recently selected to perform at the Abu Dhabi F1 after race concert alongside Lionel Ritchie and Pitbull. With DJing to one side he also promotes his own events starting with the SUNBEATZ mega yacht parties and the SUNSET2TWILIGHT house music night every Friday at Stars N bars, Yas Marina.
Before moving to the UAE in 2012, Darryl DJ’d at bars and clubs across South Wales, UK, starting his career at a small nightclub in Porthcawl, before being offered a 5 night a residency at Peppermint Swansea and Cardiff, the top bars in South Wales.
In 2011 Darryl stepped up into the video DJing scene, to create an entire visual experience by mixing and playing music videos across the venues along with an Instagram plug in and is currently the very few DJ’s to do this in the UAE. When Darryl wasn’t playing to a dance floor he was doing what he does best on Swansea’s Xtreme radio hosting his own show every week.
With an extensive music library, Darryl is a versatile DJ with a great passion for House music.
Darryl’s great energy behind the decks keeps the dance floor rocking at all times, taking the crowd on a roller coaster ride through the music he loves.