Flashback Presents – A Midsummer Nights Dream

27 May 2017 Saturday
28 May 2017 Sunday

Flashback Presents – A Midsummer Nights Dream

Parliament Street, Dublin
Turks Head
10:00 pm - 03:00 am
Old Skool

FLASHBACK returns after our NYE gig with 808 STATE headlining and anyone who was at that will testify to what an absolutely amazing night that was, in the last 9 months we’ve brought to Dublin bonafide Old Skool legends Slipmatt, Brandon Block and 808 State so it’s about time before our huge event planned later in the summer that we give something back to our residents so for this event we have resident DJ’s Chris D and Elaine Robbins alongside special guests John Flavrjay Conlon, David Murphy and Shane Molloy for another night of vintage OLD SKOOL from right across the spectrum and not just the same old overplayed classics which we avoid.

Pay on the door on the night, expect the usual amazing music and atmosphere as is par of the course at a Flashback event.


Jetting in again from Moscow where he is based is the superb Chris D.

Resident Flashback DJ Chris D has been on the Irish music scene since the early 80’s. Chris D was instrumental in the foreground and the background of the Irish Dance scene from its conception and his hard work laid the foundation for the dance scene we enjoy today. People who used to go to the brilliant Waterfront / Columbia Mills will remember Chris who played every Thursday for several years, he has also regularly guested in the all the top clubs, Kitchen, the Ormond and Temple Theatre. PA’s Dundalk and numerous other places and has supported the Cream of DJ’;s as Ian Ossia from Renaissance and Manchester legendary DJ Nipper and most recently the godfather of Rave, DJ Slipmatt. Chris has also supported the legendary SL2 and Q-Sound as well. The familiar face behind the counter of Outlaw records and the founder of One Cut Studios Dublin’s first DJ studio, Chris was also part of the Inner conscience Crew that brought us the Irish records, Moonboom Jacobs ladder and the Garden of Eden parties. Chris’s skilful hands on mixing style needs to be seen and his tune selection is second to none.

The major part that Chris has played on the Irish dance scene not only in the foreground like most other DJs but his hard work and dedication behind the scene must be acknowledged and its fitting and deserved that he have the title Irish Dance Music Legend.


Elaine Robbins aka ‘Laynee’ has been djing for the last 19 years. She bought her first set of decks in 1998 & was djing as the warm up in Coco’s a month later. Originally starting off her collection with hard house, trance and a few classics, she has amassed an eclectic mix of vinyl over the years including house, Techno & hardcore. She uses different genres for each gig she plays & likes to keep it sounding fresh. Over the last 4 years she has played at many of the oldskool gigs on the scene supporting the likes of Judge Jules, Rozalla, K klass, Anne Savage, Lisa pin up, Allister Whitehead to name but a few. Her debut for ‘Flashback’ was on NYE warming up for 808 State where she played a mixture of early house & hardcore tunes. On Wednesday night she hosts her own show on Internet radio station ‘UDMI’ called ‘Laynee’ s pick n mix’. She has also played guest slots on FM radio stations such as Heat, Tonic & Phever. She frequently djs in Drogheda for Kickstreamtv playing old and new music on both vinyl & Cdjs. Check out her mixes on Mixcloud under the name ‘Laynee’.


FLavRjay is a resident DJ with The Energy Collective Dublin and also hosts radio shows on UDMI Radio presenting the OldSkool FLavR’s every Sunday 21.00-23.00 , BreakBeat FLavR on Phever Radio Dublin every second Thursday 22.00-00.00 and a new monthly show on After Dark Radio ADR, playing a selection of OldSkool Rave BreakBeats, House, Techno, Hardcore, Jungle and Drum’n’Bass. Flavrjay had a strong passion for the early 90s UK Hardcore scene and would religiously shop in the Abbey Mail Dublin buying oldskool breaks or Hardcore mix tapes. FLavRjay has been collecting vinyl since 1995, His preferred style is Jungle, D&B and old skool Rave / Hardcore but he often takes a trip down memory lane by spinning oldskool House & Techno witnessed at iconic nights such as the , The Asylum, Sides DC, Ormond Multimedia Centre, and Columbia Mills.
FlavRjay got his first opportunity in the Purple Onion, Dame Street Dublin 1998 and went on to play at various other venues ,then progressed to holding nights in Drogheda from 1999 and more recently has enjoyed spinning his tunes in The Voodoo Lounge, Wiley Fox, Fibbers. In 2016 he was delighted to be part of the EC DJ crew playing at Hotbox and Life Festival. He is dedicated to oldskool vibes and is a strictly vinyl only junkie.

David Murphy and Shane Molloy biogrphies to follow