Fact sheet

Artist name: Dannic
Real Name: Daan Romers
Location: Breda, Netherlands
Style: Energetic, groovy big-room house

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“Dannic is such a technically gifted DJ, his mixing and selection skills are second to none. When I see one of his new tracks land in my inbox I can barely contain my excitement, he is one of the best up and coming producers in the scene.”

“Big big fan, been supporting his music since day one”
Danny Howard, BBC Radio 1

  • Dannic is an internationally-recognised artist who burst onto the scene in 2013, successfully placing within the rankings of the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll for consecutive 5 years (first debuting in 2013)
  • His DJ career started age of 17 years old playing in a bar in his hometown Breda – also famous for being the hometown of Tiësto and Hardwell
  • His music is supported by artists that include Martin Garrix, David Guetta, Axwell & Ingrosso, Tiësto, Laidback Luke, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell and many more
  • Dannic joined Hardwell and Dyro on the Revealed Recordings Canadian and North American Bus Tours in Summer 2013 and April 2014
  • Has headlined shows at clubs such as Ministry of Sound in London, Light Las Vegas, Avalon in Los Angeles, Bootshaus in Köln, Queen Club in Paris, Zouk Singapore, Hakkasan in Las Vegas , Guaba in Cyprus, Mansion in Miami, New City Gas in Montreal, Chroma in South Korea and New York’s iconic Webster Hall.
  • Host of his own radio show Fonk Radio with over 40 million listeners worldwide
  • Was Support DJ for Hardwell’s I AM HARDWELL world tour, across 34 shows with over ½ a million fans attending, including a performance to a sold-out crowd at New York’s legendary Madison Square Garden
  • Summer 2015 saw Dannic announced as official partner and mentor for the DJ Mag X Miller Global #Soundclash competition. The competition allowed budding producers and DJs from across the globe to enter in with the chance of playing alongside Dannic at the event final in September held at Las Vegas superclub Drai’s
  • Played at TomorrowWorld Atlanta’s sophomore event on Laidback Luke’s Super You & Me stage, which saw a record-breaking 160,000 fans descend on Georgia’s Chattahoochee Hills across the weekend
  • Has taken his live sound to events including DJ Mag’s official event pool party, Sirius XM’s music week takeover, Spotify’s Proximity event and the ULTRA Miami for Miami Music Week over in the USA
  • Extending further afield, he has also performed on the mainstages of major electronic music festivals including Ultra, EDC Las Vegas, Tomorrowland, Sensation, Sunburn India, and more
  • He has also been a key speaker at some of the industry’s most prominent events including ADE, Miami’s Winter Music Conference and Dancefair NL
  • Launched his own imprint ‘Fonk Recordings’ in October 2015 with artists including original solo material, cuts from Tom & Jame, Holl & Rush, Thomas Newson, Swanky Tunes, Will K and upcoming producers sourced from his successful Fonk demo drop bus at ADE
  • Hosted Fonk’s first ever label night that was a sell-out success at ADE 2016, as well as performing sets at Hardwell presents Revealed @ Heineken Music Hall and the closing Amsterdam Music Festival, Fonk also returned for a second sold-out party in 2017 and 2018
  • Signed an exclusive deal with Spinnin’ Records – one of the most successful labels in dance music today – in the Autumn of 2017
  • First ever dj who designed and launched his own suit collection at Van Gils Fashion in The Netherlands (2018)
  • A collaboration with Hungarian pop-queen Inna stirred throughout European clubs during the scorching summer of 2018. Titled ‘Stay’, the vocal-led track clocked up impressive streams and garnered much radio support along the way
  • ‘Tenderlove’ featured heavily in Dannic’s 2018 sets and was met with popular feedback once officially released via Spinnin’ Records
  • With an ear to the old skool, Dannic unveiled his rework of Toca’s Miracle with fellow Dutch artist Fedde Le Grand. Working with the original singer Coco and titling the track ‘Coco’s Miracle’, the trio created another slice of dancefloor heaven
  • Pioneer DJ and prodigious producer Dannic has aligned with Russian native Polina, to release the ultimate summer collaboration ‘Falling in Love (SOS)’, with the single being undoubtedly set to ignite the summer vibes in fans worldwide
  • Dannic teamed up with Thomas Newson for ‘No More’ on Fonk Recordings. It’s vintage club music with raw edges of tech and found support Hardwell, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Afrojack and R3hab
  • Hardwell and Dannic treated fans to the official release of their new single ‘Chase The Sun’, featuring vocalist Kelli-Leigh. This was the first time the dynamic duo had worked together since 2015 when they made ‘Survivors’, which currently has over 10 million streams across Spotify and YouTube
  • Ever since exclusively signing to Spinnin’ Records, Dannic’s solo output has continued to go stratospheric so when he dropped ‘Tell Me (If You Really Love Me)’. It was to be expected the A-list was be in full support of this release
  • Uplifting big room gem ‘Whip’ saw Dannic carve out a stunning selection of rolling rhythms, groovy basslines, catchy vocals and sweet synth melodies that burst out in nice waves of sound in the breakdown. ‘Whip’ is a dancefloor delight waiting for you!
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