Wednesday June 3, 2020

All hands on decks

DJ Kelly-Anne Byrne offers a personal perspective on the joyous sensation of playing music to a crowd

16th July, 2017
Kelly Anne-Byrne: ‘The only thing you’ll find on my rider at festivals is a Coca-Cola crate to stand on’

It’s 12pm on a sunny Sunday in 2012, and myself and my DJ partner Phil Boyle are about to take to the Casa Bacardi stage at Electric Picnic. It’s our first time on this stage, we’re here to represent Dublin’s Mother nightclub, and we rock it.

I notice some of my regular friends from the club smiling, waving frantically at me. I wave back and think how nice...

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