AVA Conference 2018.
AVA Festival has become a huge part of the Irish dance music calendar. In the three years that it has operated, the festival has continued to grow year on year. With the best in dance music from the underground genres, they have pushed the boundaries with their conference idea and now they have revealed the AVA Conference 2018 schedule.
The conference side of the festival is one which many industry professionals, as well as those looking to get involved with the scene have enjoyed and been inspired through in the last few years. For the AVA Conference 2018, this year will see it take place in Belfast on June 1st at the MAC. Joining the conference this year will be legendary producer and iconic pioneer Larry Heard, who will be leading the conference schedule with a keynote interview, talking about his career which has spanned over 25 years. Larry Heard will also perform at the festival through a live show, which will take place at the S13 Warehouse.
Also joining in will be Belfast duo Bicep, who will give an insight into the production of their debut self titled album. This was an album which produced a lot of success for the duo and was hailed widely by many in the industry. Kink will also be shining the light on his skills and quality through a live masterclass for those budding DJs and producers. And expect plenty more other high profile industry figures. Native Instruments return to the AVA Conference 2018, with Resident Advisor, Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) and PRS for Music all adding to the bill. Oh and don’t forget about the huge festival line up which span across AVA Festival 2018?
You can grab your tickets to the AVA Conference 2018 and festival here.