AVA LONDON | AVA FESTIVAL | RISEN | QUEENS YARD SUMMER PARTY | OUTLOOK UK | BODY MOVEMENTS | IPX WATERWORKS
Saturday 18th March 2022, Printworks, London
Carlton Doom | Fauzia | Holly Lester | Kessler | Kink (Live) | Maribou State (DJ) | Tailor Jae | Powder | Prospa (Live) | RE:NI | Roman Flugel
+ Very Special Guests TBA.
Association for Electronic Music | Black Artist Database | Sentric | Jaguar | Niks | PRS For Music | Resident Advisor | Georgia Taglietti
Full programme coming soon
Born in Belfast and now grown to be one of the leading electronic music brands in the world, AVA is known for its solid curation, quality production, and events that champion local heroes and international heavyweights. This London edition features some of the most revered names in electronic music and the audiovisual arts, including Maribou State [live], Powder, KiNK [live], and many more. As well as the club night, the daytime conference will invite artists and industry folk to share insights and experiences in future projects, their creative process, the current and future landscape.
Saturday 9th April 2022
A brand new East London festival for 2022 – more info coming soon. Save the date!
QUEENS YARD SUMMER PARTY
Saturday 1st May 2022 – Queens Yard, Hackney Wick
A staple event that marks the beginning of summer, Queens Yard Summer Party is a massive celebration taking place across 16 venues in East London’s hip Hackney Wick. Inviting the cities fave selectors, collectives, and crews, plus a carefully curated selection of established names, QYSP invites you to a day packed with variety. House or disco, techno or garage, outside canal spaces or dark, anonymous club spots – QYSM has it all. What a way to kick off the summer! Plus you can experience the local culture with art, food & drink across Hackney Wick.
Friday 3rd June – Saturday 4th June 2022 (+ pre and post parties) – Titanic Slipways
Following a mega return in 2021 that proved AVA Belfast is a star in the festival calendar, AVA is ready for an even more special edition in 2022 featuring Belfast’s most celebrated electronic music export – a homecoming for BICEP. AVA is proud to welcome the duo to their new Titanic Slipways home, as they play on home turf against an iconic Belfast docklands backdrop. And of course, there’ll be a host of live acts, DJs, visual artists, and more set to join across 3rd and 4th June 2022 with more details coming soon. Tickets are available now for weekend tickets (3rd Release), deposit scheme, and group ticket bundles are also available.
OUTLOOK FESTIVAL UK
Thursday 30th June – Sunday 3rd July 2022 – Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire
Mention Outlook Festival and any bass music fan will know what you are talking about – Outlook has been at the forefront of bass and sound system culture since its beginnings almost 15 years ago. As Outlook heads into 2022, the team host their first UK edition, taking place from 30th June–3rd July 2022 in the fresh festival site of Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire. Attendees can expect all the usual Outlook Festival antics; the highest calibre of crews, collectives, artists, MCs, singers, rappers, labels, and more across four days and four nights, all supported by top-quality production and sound. This will be a major celebration of bass music culture, uniting thousands from across the UK and beyond, all together in one place – do not miss this.
BODY MOVEMENTS FESTIVAL
Saturday 30th July 2022 – Queens Yard, Hackney Wick
A groundbreaking celebration for the queer community in London and beyond, the first ever Body Movements took place in 2021, and was a standout success uniting thousands of party people, dancers, performers, and artists across 16 venues in Hackney Wick. Voted as Time Out by ‘Best New Event’ for the year, Body Movements is on a mission to unite the LGBQTI+ movement in a way never been done before, and you expect bigger, better, and bolder for 2022. Dates have been announced, tickets and crew info coming soon – don’t sleep.
Uniting LGBTQI+ collectives from across the UK dance music scene and beyond, BM invites the queer community to join together for a kaleidoscopic celebration, sharing stages, dancefloors, energy, and body movements. From solid party starters to performance troops and some of the most imitable creative minds in queer club culture, each collective will bring its own style and flair to the show.
11th – 12th August 2022 – Multi-venue, Zurich, Switzerland
The inaugural edition of IPx will go live on August 11th and 12th 2022 in Zurich, Switzerland. A gathering for the global music and technology industry, the organisers will co-design the future of the music industry by bringing together participants from all music and tech backgrounds in a co-curatorial perspective. IPx will challenge old perceptions, embrace change and double down on trends to deliver an experiential event from the future; a new exploration and experience at the thrilling intersection of music and technology. Expect live showcases, club shows, workshops, panels, lectures, all presented in a hybrid format from the future.
Director of IPx is music industry conference veteran Richard Zijlma, who has been the Director of ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event) for 20 years as well as General Manager of the Eurosonic Noorderslag conference for six years.
Saturday 19th September 2022 – Gunnersbury Park, London
Waterworks is a bright, bold new festival that explores all far-reaching corners of electronic music, nestled in a remote area of West London’s green Gunnersbury Park. On a mission to champion rising names from the world of club and electronic worlds, Waterworks invites a diverse mix of ‘names you need to know’ with ‘names you already know,’ covering all bases from angular bass to cosmic disco. 2021’s line up featured Ben UFO, Leon Vynehall, Batu, Moxie, Adonis, Saoirse and object blue, so you know 2022 will be serious. Keep an eye out for names dropping end of January.