AVA Connections: IMNOTYOURMATE
Local legend IMNOTYOURMATE has seen a meteoric rise these last few years following seriously high-energy performances at AVA Festival and some of our fringe events. Culminated in his closing set on our Boiler Room stage in 2023. This September he takes centre stage in Banana Block for the return of AVA Connections Expect a huge production overhaul and support from Belfast's up-and-coming artists Hannah + PAUDIE
AVA Connections: DJ Heartstring
Following the success of their Boiler Room debut at AVA festival Belfast 2023 German duo DJ Heartstring bring their contemporary blend of trance and eurodance to East Belfast's iconic warehouse venue, Banana Block, which will receive the audio-visual treatment you've come to expect making for one seriously good outing. Local heroes Inside Moves and Caoimhe on support.
AVA Connections: SHERELLE
Imagine our excitement as we welcome Sherelle, the Hooversound label-head and founder of Beautiful Music, to the lineup for our AVA Connections weekender in less than a month's time. Sherelle is something of an AVA regular, having blown away The Grasses in 2022 and speaking alongside Niks of Black Artist Database at AVA London 2023. She is set to bring break-neck beats to the city centre's favourite retro aesthetic music venue/brewery The Ulster Sports Club with support from local legends and veteran promoters Crilli.