Pretty Girl on the music that inspired her One Night, One Time EP

The Steel City Dance Discs signee gives us the lowdown on the music that inspired her dreamy April-released EP

AVA Festival
News / 07.03.23

Ben UFO, Blawan and more join AVA Festival line-up

The Northern Ireland festival has added more names for its 2023 Belfast edition, which comes to Titanic Slipways on 2 and 3 June

News / 25.01.23

Central Cee, Slowthai, Overmono and more confirmed for AVA Festival 2023

The Belfast-based festival has shared its first lineup for 2023.


The London duo dial in a slamming mix for buzzing dancefloors

News / 26.04.22

AVA Festival announces opening event, afterparties and day splits for 2022

The Belfast festival returns on 3 and 4 June with Bicep, LSDXOXO, Jon Hopkins and VTSS

News / 26.01.22

Belfast’s AVA Festival reveals 2022 line-up

AVA Festival has announced the line-up for its upcoming edition, set to take place at iconic open-air venue Titanic Slipways, in Belfast, on 3-4 June

Bicep © Dan Medhurst
News / 17.11.21

Bicep to headline AVA Festival 2022

The Belfast duo return to the festival next summer for their biggest Northern Irish live show to date

AVA Festival 2021: A triumph for the Belfast club scene

Local talent dominated this year’s line-up, which featured Hammer, Cromby, Swoose, Space Dimension Controller and Bicep

AVA Festival
News / 27.08.21

AVA Festival unveils full 2021 line-up

The Belfast event has detailed its full line-up, stage splits and afterparty programme

AVA Festival
News / 02.05.19

AVA Festival unveils full 2019 programme

The event heads to Belfast on 30 May to 2 June

Black Madonna
News / 28.03.19

The Black Madonna and Horse Meat Disco step up for AVA Belfast’s conference programme

The event will take place on 31 May to 1 June 2019

Events / 07.02.19

Bicep, Gaika and Saoirse join AVA London’s daytime conference

The free conference, followed by a ticketed club night, will be held at Printworks on 15 March

In Photos: AVA Festival 2018

From backstage moments with Robert Hood to Helena Hauff digging through the vinyls, check out a gallery of images from the Irish festival’s 2018 instalment

Larry Heard
Events / 05.03.18

Larry Heard announced for AVA Festival 2018

The festival and conference event will be held at Belfast from 1-2 June

Events / 15.02.18

Optimo, Saoirse and Or:la to play AVA Festival’s London event

The annual Belfast festival will stage a two-day event in London, on 16-17 March

Mixes / 31.03.16


With few hard-copy releases to her name and a refreshing indifference to self-promotion, Or:la’s career…