AVA Belfast | Festival & Conference Line-up [First Wave]

AVA have announced the first wave of names for their free conference programme in Belfast on 31st May – 1st June 2019. Celebrating 5 years strong in the city, AVA Belfast will offer an insight into the music and arts industry from artists, agents, labels and innovators over two days of programming, inviting keynotes The Black Madonna, Horse Meat DiscoResident AdvisorRed Bull Music, Help Musicians NI & PRS for Music.

AVA have also revealed day splits to the main festival – listing performances from Ben UFOLen FakiMotor City Drum EnsembleAvalon Emerson, Mall GrabPalms TraxCrombyDJ BoringDaniel AveryRandomerRebekah, Special Request and more – across the Friday and Saturday.

The conference will play host to tech masterclasses with a number of global key brands from the industry including PioneerAbleton & Akai – as well as boasting tech drops with pro audio brands including RaneAkai and Pioneer & industry insight from The Musicians Union & Queens University of Belfast’s Sonic Arts Research Centre. 

Tickets start at just £25 on AVA’s deposit scheme with final release at £85 & flights from London for under £5o via skyscanner.net. Plus, there’s a whole host of hotels, apartments and Airbnb options to suit any group size and budgets. Keep up to date with the conference, book your tickets or find out more information about AVA Belfast here