AVA leads the way forward for the return of the Electronic live event sector in Northern Ireland, with a programme shining a light on the best in local talent and International heavy weights; after a challenging year for all of us we are excited to bring people together in celebration again.
Artists include Berlin Techno duo Fjaak, one of the world’s leading electronic live acts KiNK (Live), who’ll return after an amazing Samba band collaboration at 2018’s AVA. Also joining with raw, angular techno energy is Helena Hauff, disco queen Jayda G, plus Dutch female forces Carista & KIKI. Revered duo Optimo return, a regular on the AVA roster, these guys capture the spirit of Northern Ireland with their punky, electronic selections. Derry Native and long-term AVA family Or:la, Hammer and Cromby all return, plus Techno king Sunil Sharpe. Another set of female powerhouses who’ll take to the decks are AVA are super-selectors Saoirse and Sally C, plus many more.
A curveball for the usual AVA lineup, the team are pleased to introduce new sounds to the bill, including the finest of Irish hip-hop with revered Dublin rapper Kojaque, Aby Coulibaly, Leo Miyagee and Emby all joining. On top of that, legendary multi-instrumentalist and broken beat innovator Kaidi Tatham and Irish vocalist Gemma Dunleavy.