As AVA Festival and Conference enters the fifth year since their inception, they yet again bring a hefty line up to Belfast. Sticking to the brand’s ethos, alongside the big name artists AVA will also be providing a platform for some of the brightest emerging talent in Ireland.
The festival will take place from Friday 31st May – Saturday 1st June and promises to be their biggest outing yet. Throughout the daytime will feature a conference at The MAC (free to attend), discussing talking points surrounding the industry. Covering the Friday and Saturday will then be the all out party, held at a former industrial B&Q warehouse.
Ben UFO, Hessle Audio’s head honcho will join the AVA gang once again this year, alongside the techno veteran Len Faki. House music icon The Black Madonna will have her distinct style at the ready, which is sure to bring out the best from the energetic Irish crowd. Joining them will be House and disco mainstay Motor City Drum Ensemble with him his wealth of knowledge ready to blow your minds, Dancing queen; Honey Dijon and Aussie wiz kid; Mall Grab.
Bringing the luck of the Irish will be a number of firm favourite natives. Or:la, a regular on the European music scene will join the line up with her wealth of experience. Along with a growing list of talent is emerging out of Ireland recently, with Cromby and Holly Lester forming part of the Irish house music exports to join AVA.
You can buy your tickets for this year’s AVA Festival & Conference here.