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AVA Festival announces full line-up with afterparties

The full programme, day splits and night time parties have been revealed

AVA Festival has announced its full line-up and day splits for this year's event.

After missing its 2020 edition due to the coronavirus pandemic, Belfast's beloved AVA will return to the city at a new venue this year, bringing the multi-stage party to Boucher Road Playing Fields for the first time.

Kicking off on Friday 24th September, the likes of FJAAK, Helena Hauff and Jayda G will step up for performances, alongside some of the best global and more local talent in the form of KI/KI, Carlton Doom, Or:la, object blue, Brame + Hamo, Holly Lester and Bobby Analog. On Saturday, revered live artist & producer KiNK will perform at AVA, with Sunil Sharpe, Carista and Hammer also locked for sets throughout the day.

Both Friday and Saturday will also end with afterparties at Thompsons, with Glaswegian legends Optimo, Sally C B2B Cromby and Moodtrax among the DJs confirmed to keep the party going, before Sunday's post-festival session soundtracked by the likes of Cáit, Matheson, Away From Dave, EMA and Pony M.

Full festival weekend passes can be bought online at £85, or day tickets at £45. Afterparties tickets are limited and £10 each. The closing party is free entry. Tickets to AVA Festival are on sale via

You can see the full stage splits and line-ups below.


FJAAK (DJ) - Helena Hauff - Jayda G - Or:la - Optimo - Saoirse - KI/KI - Object Blue - Space Dimension Controller - Brame + Hamo - Holly Lester - Cailin - Bobby Analog - Carlton Doom - Mount Palomar - Mark Blair - Kessler - Cartin - Marion Hawkes - Twitch - High Hoops - Crilli - Cyence - Sputnik One - Bloom - Emby - Leo Miyagee - Percboi 3000 - EVE - Nikki O


KINK (Live) - Carista - Kojaque - Hammer - Sally C b2b Cromby - Sunil Sharpe - Gemma Dunleavy - Aby Coulibaly - Tommy Holohan - Phil Kieran - R Kitt - T-Bone + JMX - Kaidi Tatham - Jordan - Schmutz - Swoose - DSNT - Brien - Inside Moves - Moodtrax - Kwame - Korova b2b Plain Sailing - Daire - AeronXTC b2b TainT - DART - Caoimhe - Farhannah


Friday 24th Sept 

Optimo - Cyence - Moodtrax

Saturday 25th Sept 

Sally C B2B Cromby - Hijaxx

Closing Party

Sunday 26th Sept 

Cáit - Matheson - Away From Dave - EMA - Pony M