Tributes are pouring in for DJ Dave Booth following the news that he has died. The legendary disc jockey’s death was confirmed on Saturday by fellow DJ, Dave Haslam.
Breaking the news on Twitter, he wrote: “Upsetting news. DJ Dave Booth has died.
“A legend for decades in Manchester – from Pips, through to the Playpen, Isadora’s and beyond – and a star at Garlands in Liverpool.”
He continued: “Did the Stone Roses gigs with him, including Spike Island. His music and presence gave pleasure to us all. RIP.”
His cause of death remains unknown.
“He was the legendary Manchester DJ that provided the soundtrack not only for the Hacienda, Spike Island and my beloved Pips and Spellbound nights – but for my life.
“RIP Dave you will be truly missed.”
DJ and producer Anton Powers wrote: “Saddened to hear about the passing of Dave Booth. A brilliant DJ & selector.
“Fond memories of watching & playing with him in Garlands over the years. He left his stamp on the Liverpool & Manchester music scene that’s for sure. Thoughts with his family. RIP Boothy x.”