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AVA Festival Belfast announces full line-up for 2022

Floorplan, Overmono, Sama' Abdulhadi and SHERELLE will all play at the April event

Ava Festival 2021. Credit: The Hype Factory, Lewis McClay

AVA Festival has announced the full line-up for its 2022 event.

Taking place from on 3rd and 4th June, this year's festival will see AVA move to a new location in Belfast, at Titanic Slipways, close to its usual T13 base. Alongside previously announced headliners Bicep — who'll perform a special homecoming show — the rest of the line-up has now been revealed.

Among the names billed for this years event are Mura Masa and Jon Hopkins, who'll perform alongside Detroit's father/daughter duo Floorplan, Irish singer and rapper Biig Piig, I Hate Models and Polish DJ/producer, VTSS.

Elsewhere, Ross From Friends, Soichi Terada, Giant Swan and Overmono will all perform live at this year's event, with previous DJ Mag cover stars SHERELLE and Sama' Abdulhadi, as well as Ayrshire's Ewan McVicar, Special Request, Bklava and Calibre, also lined up for sets.

In terms of additional and local talent, Belfast favourites Carlton DoomJordan Nocturne and Timmy Stewart are confirmed for the June event, alongside the likes of KesslerHolly Lester and Marion Hawkes.

AVA Festival 2022 will take place on the 3rd & 4th June at Titanic Slipways in Belfast. Weekend tickets are on sale now from £85 via avafestival.com/tickets.

Last September, AVA festival returned to Belfast. Despite venue closures and ongoing restrictions across Northern Ireland, the event went ahead outdoors in a brand new location, welcoming 10,000 ravers back into the dance. DJ Mag went to Belfast to experience the comeback of the festival, and speak with the DJs who soundtracked its return