AVA Festival announces Belfast conference Speakers
AVA Festival, Belfast’s massive dance festival taking place 31 May -1 June, have just announced the first names confirmed for its free conference programme.
Founded 5 years ago in Belfast, AVA aims to celebrate, amplify and develop the strength of electronic music and digital visual arts through music events and conferences.
This year, AVA invites keynotes The Black Madonna, Horse Meat Disco, Resident Advisor, Red Bull Music, Help Musicians NI, PRS for Music.
Some of the keynote speakers include:
– The Black Madonna who will discuss gender equality in music line ups and her time as a touring DJ
– Horse Meat Disco who will be talking about the LGBTQ+ nightlife shift in London since The Eagle
– Help Musicians Northern Ireland who will host a panel on musicians welfare, funding and health
– PRS for Music who will be advising on licensing