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AVA Festival Preview: Bicep


All this week, we’re going to be previewing some must-see acts at this year’s AVA Festival. Set to return to Belfast across Friday 1 – Saturday 2 June, the island’s finest electronic showcase will feature BicepLarry Heard aka Mr FingersKiNKFloorplanDenis Sulta and many, many more at the S13 Warehouse.

We have a big giveaway for this year’s festival. To be in with the chance of winning two AVA weekend passes, two AVA T-shirts and, to sweeten the deal, four drink tokens, simply Like our Facebook page here and send us a link to your favourite Bicep track to

Rarely do DJ sets fall under “must-see” territory at festivals such as AVA. There are, however, some exceptions to the rule. The Belfast-born phenomenon that is Andy Ferguson and Matt McBriar AKA Bicep are one such example, and their return to home turf in early June will doubly underscore their status as first-rate selecters. Flashbacks from 2015, anyone?

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