A vinyl lover’s information to AVA Belfast 2023

The Vinyl Factory explores the DJs, performers, and decisions for vinyl fanatics at this 12 months’s festivals.

Following a profitable London outing at Printworks earlier this 12 months, AVA pageant returns to Belfast this June 2 and three.

Read extra: AVA Festival provides Ben UFO, Peggy Gou and extra to Belfast line-up

Boasting an digital and hip-hop-heavy line-up together with Central Cee, Peggy Gou and Overmono, the pageant is bringing within the huge names while additionally casting a lightweight on unstoppable Irish digital skills.

Here are 5 vinyl units at AVA Belfast that The Vinyl Factory is worked up about, together with Sally C, Marion Hawkes and Eliza Rose.

Sally C

Saturday b2b with OR:LA

What higher method to spend your Belfast pageant than by dancing to the most effective native expertise? Well, you’re in luck as Belfast’s Sally C goes b2b with Derry’s OR;LA on Saturday at AVA. Sally C has constructed a reputation by means of her vinyl selector expertise over current years, displaying a singular data of ’80s and ’90s home bangers. Get prepared for thumping tunes and occasion vibes.

DJ Boring


London-based producer DJ Boring burst onto the scene together with his lo-fi home hit “Winona” again in 2016 and has since discovered notable success together with his emotional, euphoric DJ units. DJ Boring’s performances are steeped in sincerity and pay homage to all forms of celebratory membership music from years passed by. Grab a mate for some memory-making.

Eliza Rose


Fresh off the again of a UK primary track from “B.O.T.A. (Baddest Of Them All), her collaboration with Interplanetary Criminal, VF Live alumni Eliza Rose will carry her crate-digging experience to AVA pageant. The East London protégé spent a decade working at Flashback Records and it reveals in her units which make for a deft style exploration referring to soul, funk, UKG, home and extra.



Another high-quality instance of Ireland’s thriving home scene, Swoose lives on this planet of ’90s home, commanding euphoria by means of his rave-focused units. One for the dancers.

Marion Hawkes


Belfast file retailer Sound Advice’s founder and VF Live DJ, Marion Hawkes, carries her eclectic data to AVA on Saturday. Playing an important position in East Belfast’s musical panorama, Hawkes is an area legend and her units are assured to go away you desperately mouthing “observe ID?” in the direction of the sales space.

Tickets for AVA Belfast 2023 are on sale right here

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