This is not a drill, the infamous Darude, best known for his iconic hit ‘Sandstorm’ has just been announced for BD Festival next week. It’s been a long time since the Finnish DJ and producer has graced Irish soil, so this is bound to be special.
Famed for the global smash ‘Sandstorm’, Darude is recognised by many as one of the most influential artists to emerge from the dance scene in the past decade. With a DJ style that is a mixture of progressive and uplifting trance, fused with elements of tech, breaks and house, Darude’s music delivers a dynamic energy that is known the world over.
With over 10 years of heavily touring North and South America, as well as leading shows in Asia and Australasia. His resume of accolades is a testament to the exponential growth of his profile as an international artist. Over the years he’s appeared on TV channels such as BBC, NBC, CNN and MTV, as well as having won a number of prestigious awards such as 2 x German Dance Awards, Dance Star Award, USA Golden Turntable DJ Award and he is a 3 x Finnish Grammy Award winner. His name has also appeared in numerous public-voted polls with previous entries in the Top 100 DJs Poll and America’s Favourite DJ.
Having solidified himself as a DJ for the people, continually wowed club crowds around the world and released some of the biggest dance anthems ever produced, it is a testament to his popularity that he remains one of the scene’s most in-demand artists.
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