AVA has announced thei line-up of speakers, artists and industry professionals for the return of their three-day, multi-venue event in London. Avant-pop and electronic superstar Charli XCX leads the list of new additions, with legendary French Musician & DJ Laurent Garnier, acclaimed Canadian guitarist Donna Grantis will join Brian Eno for the opening keynote, Founder of Metallic Inc. & Homecoming Festival Grace Ladoja will join for a conversation on her career alongside Elijah, United Visual Artists and many more for a programme of unmissable keynotes, panels, workshops and live shows.
Delivering the longest standing event of its kind for music, visual arts and the wider creative community, the second-wave of the conference programme comes on top of an already-heavy selection of speakers from NTS, United Visual Artists, PRS, BPI, AFEM, It’s Nice That, TraTraTrax, Foundation FM+ and many more
Sónar Festival, Primavera Sound, ADE, Mutek, Nyege Nyege Festival, Brazilian Collective MasterPLANO will join a new collective of speakers and international event organisers in a new festival forum, with support provided by the British Council. The culture organisation is supporting AVA London this year, to bring international delegates and arts sector leaders to connect, collaborate and converse as part of our conference programme, discussing global issues and trends beyond borders.
With the new AVA London format, the night-time programme will take over KOKO, and HERE at Outernet with headline sets from Marlon Hoffstadt AKA DJ Daddy Trance, and DJ Boring, plus support sets from Amaliah, Or:La and more (very special sets) to be announced for the programme, across the next six weeks before the event.
Delegate tickets for the Day & Night programme are available now, with a limited amount of early bird rates (£114) and individual event tickets from £28.50.
Recognising the importance of education, creativity and community, AVA London will now offer a Thursday community focused ticket, designed for younger people breaking into the industry with access to their workshops, select talks and AVA+ at £39.50.