AVA ANNOUNCE FULL PROGRAMME, NEW STAGE, CONFERENCE ADDITION, OPENING AND AFTER PARTIES.
Today, pioneering music and arts festival AVA announce their full programme, including conference additions, festival stages, opening show and afterparty on Friday 31st May and Saturday 1st of June. Heading back to its home of Belfast and celebrating 5 years strong in the city, AVA have programmed a forward thinking line up to take note of as Hessle Audio bossman Ben UFO, Len Faki, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Avalon Emerson and new addition Detroit figurehead and Inner City member Kevin Saunderson as their final Conference Keynote.
With under a month to go this is the last chance to secure tickets for a weekend to remember in Belfast. With 20% of weekend tickets >> left and flights from London affordable, make sure to reach one of the UK’s most impressive electronic line ups without breaking the bank. Day tickets >> are available for those wanting to head to the festival on just Friday or Saturday, but act fast as they are flying out.
On Friday, expect to hear the sounds of new school techno figure Avalon Emerson, Blawan, disco and feel good house crew Horse Meat Disco and one of techno’s most notable legend – Len Faki. Mall Grab, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Palms Trax, Cromby, DJ Boring, Eclair Fifi, HAAi will also line-up for Friday’s programme.
AVA have programmed yet another forward thinking line-up for Saturday, with the ultimate party DJ Honey Djion, playing alongside Dublin born, New York based Krystal Klear, the ever popular London born, Berlin based Call Super and Aperon Crew member Courtesy will head to Belfast. Techno mainstay Daniel Avery, Randomer, Rebekah and Special Request will also join the programme. The Irish contingent as always is out in full force with Brame + Hamo, Or:la and Saoirse all flying the flag.
That’s not all though, pulling out all the stops to celebrate year 5, AVA will open a brand new stage Unit 4 Warehouse, where ravers will have the chance to catch Mall Grab, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Eclair Fifi, LNS and more in a brand new and exciting space.
Those wanting to carry on the party into the night are in luck, as today AVA have announced two of the festivals legendary afterparties, this year taking place at Boom Box on Friday and Thompsons Terraceon Saturday some of Ireland’s most exciting producers Cromby and Brame & Hamo taking the headlining slots. Continuing into Sunday, AVA will host a party for those wanting to make a full weekend of it, with local lads Bobby & Jordan going b2b at Thompsons Terrace, joined by AVA residents and emerging talent DJs.
Founded 5 years ago in Belfast, AVA aims to celebrate, amplify and develop the strong of electronic music and digital visual arts through music events and conferences. AVA has been committed to supporting the most exciting emerging & established electronic arts since its inception and has since become an incubator for local talent across the North and the South of the country, fostering local scenes and providing emerging DJ’s a platform.