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 Disco, Resident Advisor, Red Bull Music, Help Musicians NI & PRS for Music.
AVA have also revealed day splits to the main festival – listing performances from Ben UFO, Len Faki, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Avalon Emerson, Mall Grab, Palms Trax, Cromby, DJ Boring, Daniel Avery, Randomer, Rebekah, 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 Pioneer, Ableton & Akai – as well as boasting tech drops with pro audio brands including Rane, Akai 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