The energy at the Battle of Hastings was explosive. It was such an honor to announce the riders and even more fun to get the crowd worked up into a frenzy with @andyzeiss. I Can’t wait til next year!
Repost @digbmx- “@darrylnau at the #battleofhastings shot by @dethrays New @sourcebmx #mailorder catalog which includes our DIG #bohbmx coverage - #digbmx issue 1066 - out now! #printisdead #longliveprint #darrylnau #shieldbmx #bmx” (at SourceBMX Shop)
What a party last night! The @bone_deth video did not disappoint and neither did the 5 alarm party that went til 4 am @tendertrapbk!! This is a small portion of the party animals captured on Polaroid by @dudemanshouse. #TenderTrapBK #tendertrap #BMX (at Tender Trap)
Hook Line and Sinker! SEAN “the dead baby ain’t mine” BURNS flew all the way to NYC and @tendertrapbk to premiere the new @bone_deth video! The least I could do was fish hook his pie hole! @burnsbonedeth #TenderTrapBK #seanburns #darrylnau #bmx #tendertrap (at Tender Trap)
BMX LEGEND VAN F*CKING HOMAN! Will be celebrating his birthday tomorrow night (Saturday Nov 19th) @TenderTrapBK. @vandeverhoman is a life long friend of mine so I’m buying all of you free beer on my tab from 7 to 8 to celebrate one of the toughest mother f*ckers to ever ride a BMX bike!
Sean Burns @BurnsboneDeth will be in the house along with JIMMY LEVAN! for the premiere of the NEW BONE DETH VIDEO “The Dirty Sniff” @bone_Deth
7-8 pm FREE BEER,
9PM Bone Deth Video Premiere
10pm til 4 am Dance Party w/ DJ @dirtyfinger and Go-Go girls and Bone Babes!!!
This is a Movie Trailer for the film, Change Your Life in which I did the Voice Over for. Shot and directed by the talented @JCPieri. It is currently being shown on the film festival circuit and will be released early next year.
I am hired to do a lot of voice overs for movies, art films and commercial work that I usually don’t share on the Gram but this film is to visually beautiful not to. I recommend checking it out if it’s playing at city near you. #DarrylNau #ChangeYourLife (at Iceland)
It Feels great being back home in Brooklyn! Even though I’ve been awake for over 2 days straight traveling back from China my energies and mood are high being home in NYC. Next stop @tendertrapbk for a group art show we have tonight featuring local BMX,skating and Graf.
I Had a great time being NYC getting @tendertrapbk all pre-paired for the Halloween madness! If you’re gonna be in NYC this weekend id recommend checking out some of the fun and crazy costume parties that we have line up over the next 4 days including a special performance by @showmethepink and @Japanther!
What a pleasant surprise on the road less traveled. I’ve been riding my bike across Long Island for decades and never new this beauty was here til right now. Fall in the north east is really something magical. (at Smithtown , New York)
Had a great time last night at the NYC PREMIERE of the NEW @tiwest FILM, In A Valley of Violence staring Ethan Hawke & John Travolta. I highly recommend seeing it on the big screen where Ti’s use of suspense with Jeff Grace’s sound track is highlighted in all of its glory. Opens in theaters this Friday October 21 in major cities.
Fun Fact: Ti West supplied @tendertrapbk with its neon sign which was used in his film Cabin Fever 2… which I also happen to be in and was killed off during the high school dance off.
#TiWest #DarrylNau #InAValleyOfViolence #saturdaysnyc (at New York, New York)
JERRY JERRY JERRY! What an adventure to remember 🎉🎉Thank you all who came on the charter bus Field Trip to the @thejerryspringershow. I will be setting up more @darrylnau Presents bus trips in the coming months… Be there or be square! 🎉🎉
THE PARTY HAS STARTED! I rented a charter bus to JERRY SPRINGER for the first @tendertrapbk field trip!! 🎉🎉It sold out in less than an hour! Update this just in Jimmy Levan and @corynastazio will be joining us!! #tendertrap #tendertraptrip (at Tender Trap)
That’s right I organized a HUGE charter bus to whisk Trappers off to a live taping of @theJerrySpringerShow! Monday October 17th, Pre PARTY at High Noon @TenderTrapBK bus leaves at 1.30 pm sharp. Back 6.30 ish for a post party w/ DjTed.
Email TenderTrapBK@gmail.com for a request to RSVP a seat. JERRY JERRY JERRY!
I cloned myself! This is how I’m able to be at EVERY BMX contest under the sun.
Shout out to my @sandmbikes teammate @ifathead for doubling my productivity on the other side of the world in the UK at the DIG BMX Jam.
#darrylnauoutfitoftheday @DIGbmx #DigUkJam #BMX #DarrylNau #ShieldBMX @oakleybike @vansbmx66 (at London, United Kingdom)
🔃Repost- A session with the man behind @tendertrapbk the one and only @darrylnau repping NYC and @sandmbmx 📹 @theshiftlife / @jsbmx_
#BMX #darrylnau #tendertrap #tendertrapbk #sandmbikes #shieldbmx #mullaly #bx #bronx #22bmx ™@mullalybikepark (at Mullaly BMX/Skate Park)
What a magic moment! I am still buzzing from this event. Tommy Dugan is the man! Get here next year sept 9th and 10th! I can’t wait.
“So we finally found the cable cam footage of @tommydugan from the #battleofhastings… what a treat. @monsterenergy @etniesbmx @fitbikeco @darrylnau @sandmbmx @odysseybmx ™@sourcebmx” (at SourceBMX Shop)
Throwback to 2009ish? Foot-plant, frame grab, bar-spin. At the #boondocks trails in the prime of their community and creativity. It’s been great looking back at pictures of the special times we had in those woods. I was riding brakeless at the time and that’s what encouraged the bar-spin.
Shout out to @gbyrnest1 for the frame. It was his signature @t1stagram that he rode for years and passed it off. The bike much like the trails were a dream.
Photo by @dirtymaestro #boondockstrails #DarrylNau #BMX (at Long Island)
This week our home was destroyed. What took 11 years of blood, sweat and community to build were leveled in less than a few hours by town officials.
To be honest this is a hard post for me to put up as this was my favorite place to ride and spend time in the entire world.
I was fortunate enough to call this patch woods just out side of NYC in Long Island home for the last decade. Along w/ a group of devoted riders who built and maintained these woods lead by the dedicated hand of Jimmy Martinez @dirtymaestro.
The jumps were initially built on town property and have been working the town of Huntington since 2010 to potentially turn them into a public facility for all to enjoy. Unfortunately they abruptly changed their stance 2 months ago, gave us 30 days to vacate and then destroyed them with out fully exploring all options to keep them.
The main reason they stated, liability…in 2016 insurance policies for this type of activity are old hat and is something that easily could have been solved. We have worked with many trails in the US to turn public i.e. Catty, Posh, Highbridge in Manhattan and Cunningham in Queens as examples. In my opinion it is a shame they were not able to utilize this million dollar asset that the riders built to better their community.
I’m proud to have witnessed hundreds of riders get back into BMX, improved their health, get in shape, quit drugs, reduced drinking, build self confidence and find a community in these woods.
I want to Thank Jimmy for all of your vision, hard work and dedication. To the thousands of people I’ve got to ride with over the years here, the sessions were magical. And to all of the locals who busted your ass on a daily basis… all of my respect.
Even though it is a very hard pill to swallow, I say this is a time for celebration as The Boondocks are some of the most successful and longest running jumps in Long Island’s rich trail history. I’m going to pull inspiration from my man Jimmy one more time and follow his lead as he says, “it’s time to get dirty and build another paradise to ride…”
#BoonDocks #Boondockstrails #JimmyMartinez #BMX #DarrylNau #liBMX (at Long Island)
I always love getting a chance to hear friends and fellow entrepreneurs speak. People ask me all of the time what I recommend them doing to start their business or bring their career to the next level…
Next to offering to pay and take someone who is successful in their filed out to a really nice 5 course dinner so you have the time to talk and learn from their experience… Going to hear people speak is one the next best things. Not only do you get inspired by their story, hearing trials and tribulations it’s great for networking and can meet hundreds of like minded people who are in the audience.
I have not seen @JohnnyCupcakes in quite sometime but I have to say Johnny, I’m very proud of you and how far you’ve come since we first met back in 2003. Keep it up and hopefully we’ll host one of your next pop up events @tendertrapbk (at New York, New York)
Thank you all for the over whelming amount of BIRTHDAY wishes, emails, phone calls, messages, texts, telegrams and carrier pigeons!! You all really know how to make a person feel very special. ☺️
Mark your calendars now because next year I’m throwing an over the top birthday bash blow out and you’re all invited! 🎉🎉
*I’d like to thank my brother for not only going out of his way to make my birthday very special but for being there every day out of the year, ALWAYS. And @sbsshoe thank you for the birthday songs not once but twice!!
I’m very fortunate to work with the best people. Sundown photo in front of @TenderTrapBK with one of our main Bar Tenders Nicky Boy and his Dog Louisiana. Nicky always inspires me to have love for your surrounding environment by doing the proper preparation before you work.
Thank you Nicky for all of the Love that you put into the Trap, it is much appreciated and wouldn’t be the same without you.
Grueling first day back in the office. Just finished a photo shoot for our newly designed T-Shirts. You can grab some next time you’re in Brooklyn @tendertrapbk. #tendertrap #tendertrapbk (at Tender Trap)
This weekend I had a very inspiring and beautiful time taking in mother nature and exploring the Pyramids of the Muttart Conservatory. Each one of these structures houses different climate controlled Biome that features unique lush vegetation from around world. I found myself sitting for hours in each of the environments enjoying in the positive energy of life and feeling inspired to write in my journal.
Thank you to Cheryl and the entire staff for your generous hospitality. A must attend for anyone visiting or living in Edmonton, Canada.
(at Muttart Conservatory)
These shorts belonged to my Grandfather on my mothers side and the Shirt to my Grandfather on my fathers side. When they both passed many years ago I inherited a lot of their clothing. Thank you for the threads and laying a solid foundation to my style.
This weekend was PURE NO BULLSHIT BMX! The level of Riding was absolutely MADDENING at the #BATTLEOFHASTINGS This contest was BMX in it’s finest, most exciting and most fun hour.
Everyone knew you knew they were apart of something special while it was happening. The style of riders, the judges, the staff, the venue, the organizers and most of all THE REAL BMX FANS THAT ARE ACTUALLY RIDERS THEMSELVES.
As @vanderverhoman said between crashes on one of the biggest alley-oop no-foot can-can foot plant wall transfers from bowl to bowl… “This is BMX the way it’s supposed to feel!” Apparently it felt so good he didn’t get on his plane and stayed in Hastings. Party on VAN, you made us all proud this weekend on and off the bike.
#BMX #BattleofHastings #VanHoman #battleofhastings #sourcebmx @darrylnau @andyzeiss @dan_lacey @tommydugan @garybyoung video by @FrankLukasBMX (at SourceBMX Shop)
I Had the time of my life this weekend in England on the microphone getting the crowd worked up in to a MENTAL frenzy with my German brother @andyzeis!
Andy is one of my favorite. He organizes some of the most fun Bmxmost fun BMX Jams @vansrebeljam while treating people with care and respect. At any event no matter how many tasks need to be done or how much pressure a normal human would feel, Andy has time for every rider, every fan request and most of all makes them feel special. It was an honor going to war together at #BattleOfHastings Thank you Andy for all of the good times and adventures, can’t wait til our next one!
#BMX #DarrylNau #AndyZeis @sourceBMX He’s very inspiring. #BMX #AndyZeis #DarrylNau #BattleOfHastings pic by @mattylambert (at SourceBMX Shop)
This is picture is the definition of entrepreneurial VISION. 3 years ago brothers Rich and Marc who are owners of a BMX @SourceBMX were street riding at night on these benches. They saw the defunct run down white building on the boardwalk which houses an underground former bath house from the 1800’s which has sat decrepit on the waterfront in Hastings England for over 20 years and said… “Imagine if we moved our Bike shop here and built a skatepark where the pool is!”
Well with LOTS of hard work and dedication to that vision, they convinced the city to put 1.3 million into refurbishing the defunct space and pulled off their vision! The goal that inspired them through all of the seemingly impossibly times hard work has always been having a BMX contest where riders from all over the world come, ride and celebrate!
Well this past weekend, celebrate we did! I can’t begin to express how proud of them I am, I give you both a standing ovation and thank you for inviting us all to come down and eat the beautiful fruit from the tree that you planted!
Not to mention the appreciation for having my back and selling my clothing line @blackenusa in 2003 when you opened.
Great morning coffee session, talks and walks with my big brother from Austin JOE MOTHER FING RICH! @t1ers
What a Perfect morning catching up with riders, sharing war stories of yesterday’s contest, after party and Hastings history. Finals start in 2 hours. Follow along at SourceBMX.com/BOH.
#joerich #darrylNau @sandmbmx @oakley @oakleybike @tendertrapbk (at Hastings, East Sussex)
I was caught in the wild and jumped on photographer Nathan Jones Bike as he snagged this pic. It’s always nice meeting new people and artists on my travels, You can check out his work and a nice write up about our encounter here (link in bio) http://nathan.photography/2016/09/darryl-nau/
@sandmbmx @gardenoflife @saturdaysnyc @vansbmx66 @vans @oakleybike @oakley @tendertrapbk #shieldbmx #bmx #darrylnau pic by Nathan Jones Photography. (at Hastings Pier)
Lifetime BMX Rider, Event Announcer and Artist Darryl Nau can be found living in NYC when not traveling the world riding his bike as the voice of the largest events in Action Sports including ESPN's X-Games, NBC's Dew Tour, Red Bull Special Events and the Bicycle Film Festival to name a few. In 2013 he was a key member on the Bikes Over Baghdad USO style BMX tour for the US troops which documented by ESPN for both print and video.
Other notable achievements include creator of Seek & Destroy BMX Video (RideBMX Magazine as top videos of all time), founder of BLACKEN (International clothing / lifestyle brand), Event Producer & Party Promoter (Paper Magazine choice for best NYC weekly party) and owner / operator of Tender Trap Bar in NYC which was just voted as one of the best new bars in America by Details, Complex and Time Out NY Magazines.
Have you been looking for that special announcer to spice up your bed room on your wedding day night? Do you feel the urge to have an emcee put "fun" back into your funeral? Have you been searching tirelessly for that handsome host who will teach your daughter how to be a "woman" at her sweet 16... well then look no further because Darryl Nau is just the man you've been searching for.
Darryl will be your guide to help you celebrate all of of life's biggest and most important moments in style. Also available for all your BMX / Action Sports announcing, hosting and party needs. For all inquiries please use contact button on menu.
Bikes Over Baghdad Tour (Us Army Bases Middle East)
Red Bull- Skylines (Paris, France)
Red Bull- Empire of Dirt (London, England)
Rebel Jam (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Rebel Jam (Tossa de Mar, Spain)
Texas Toast '13 (Austin, USA)
Texas Toast '12 (Austin, USA)
Texas Toast '11 (Austin, USA)
Simple Sessions (Tallinn, Estonia)
Summer Sessions (Helsinki, Finland)
Toronto BMX Jam (Toronto, Canada)
Dew Tour '12 City (San Francisco, USA)
Dew Tour '12 Surf (Ocean City, USA)
X-Games 17 (Los Angeles, USA)
Dew Tour Qualifier '11 - (Ocean City USA)
Dew Tour Qualifier '11- (Portland, USA)
Dew Tour Qualifier '11- (Salt Lake City, USA)
Dew Tour Finals '11- (Las Vegas, NV)
Summer Sessions (Helsinki, Finland)
U.S. OPEN of SURFING (Huntington Beach, USA)
Texas Toast (Austin USA)
Burnt Toast Party (Austin USA)
Bicycle Film Festival (NYC, USA)
Grands BMX Street Race (NYC, USA)
Red Bull Most Wanted Event (Austin, USA)
Most Wanted After Party (Austin, USA)
Props Mega Tour 10 Video (Texas, USA)
Props Mega Tour Closing Party (Austin, USA)
Mike Aitken Benefit (New Haven, USA)
FBM Brawlin' at the Belmar (Binghamton, USA)
FBM Big Air (Richmond, USA)
Event / Party Production
Event / Party Production
Event and Party Production
A great party and event is what we live for. The energy of a group of people coming together celebrating dancing and creating is the apex of what it means to be alive!
For over 10 years this passion has fueled our Party and Event Production team under the DARRYL NAU Presents umbrella in NYC, LA, Austin and Miami.
We have produced Movie Premiere Parties (Jackass 2), Album Launches (NIN, Bloc Party) and some of the most over the top themed events (Tampon Tuesday, Tinfoil Madness, 1000 Rolls of TP, Jewish Disco). We have seen half of NYC have sex on the dance floor and hosted more open bars than hotdogs eaten at Nathan’s.
Some past Guests, Dj’s and Performers have included - Spank Rock, Bloc Party, Modest Mouse, The Misshapes, Tommy Sunshine, Steve Aoki, DJ Dirty Fingers, Perry Farrell, Vice Magazine, Fuse TV, TheCobraSnake.com, LastNightsParty.com, Roxy Cottontail, Ursula 1000, Ninja Sonik, Mike Skinner (the streets), Laura Bush (the EX-presidents daughter made page 6 when she went into party monster mode and lost her wallet at Shit Hammered), Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, Mat Hoffman, Bam Margera, Arto Saari, Rune Glifberg, Jimmy Levan, Garrett Byrnes, Jack Osborne, Interpol, Michelle Gondry, Julia Styles, Ti, West, As Four Fashion Designers, Michael T, Justine D, Harold Hunter, Maroon 5, Sophia Lamar, Amanda Lepore, Suroosh-Gavin-Shane (founders of Vice Magazine), UFO (Arrested twice), Swoon, Sadu (shit his pants twice), Haculla, Astro Earl, Dillinger Escape Plan, Mint and Serf, Japanther, Federation X, The Mr. Move, Joanna Angel, James Patterson (PressTube.com), Ellen Stagg (thestagparty.com) and thousands of other people who were showing us how to have the time of their life.
Some past events
Tuesday Nights at Happy Ending w/ Spencer Product, Stefan Lockdown (r.i.p.), Darryl Nau and DJ Bastard. An over the top weekly themed party with open bar, porno and the craziest people going mental. Words cannot even describe how out of control this party was when it was in its prime. A staple pick for The Cobra Snake.com, Last Nights Party.com and Paper Magazine - “Party-circuit people know that Tuesday nights begin and end at Happy Ending”, “This party needs one of those theme park signs that say you must be at least this tall to ride and warns women who think they might be pregnant to stay the hell away.”- Paper Magazine.
PEACE OF PIZZA
The first nu rave style party in the states. Neon food explosion themes with resident DJ’s Dirty Finger (BLBC), Kingdom (Club Vortex) and Reverend McFLY (Ninja Sonic). Darryl Nau and Krystyna Printup flew guest DJ’s over from London and some past performers include DJ Niyi, JuiceBoxx & Dre Skull, Neon Music, Bunny Rabbit...
To all Friends and Family that are in the Long Island Northport Area. I will be at Gunthers tonight from 8 ish til 11.30 pm ish. I would love to see you in person and tell you how thankful I am to have you in my life. If you are unable to make it, I hope to see you soon and more importantly that you and your family are well. xo Darryl