Amsterdam Dance Event almost here

With less than two weeks to go, the preparations are in full swing for the eighteenth edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event, the world's biggest club festival, and leading conference for electronic music.

Amsterdam Dance Event almost here Photo by Lieke van den Oord/Amsterdam Dance Event

With less than two weeks to go, the preparations are in full swing for the eighteenth edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world's biggest club festival, and leading conference for electronic music. Today the organization has finalized the already impressive festival line-up with the addition of new names. The five-day ADE Festival, which takes place from 16 to 20 October, includes a record number of national and international artists preforming, no less than 2000 artists taking part in 300 events in 80 locations throughout the city of Amsterdam.

The biggest club festival in the world
In the past three years the ADE Festival has almost doubled in size. This year’s program covers a record number of 80 locations across the city. From traditional venues like Melkweg, Paradiso, Trouw, Escape and Studio 80, to major locations such as the Concertgebouw, the Westergasfabriek, the Convention Factory, Heineken Music Hall, Ziggodome and the RAI Centre, the ADE Festival is truly the biggest club festival in world.

From emerging talent to the absolute world top
An expected 300,000 dance music lovers from around the world will get the chance to spoil themselves with an overwhelming array of national and international artists. For five days, they can choose from over 300 different events where almost every music genre is represented .

The organization is very proud to announce the last selection of artist to perform at the festival:
Adam Beyer (SE), Afrojack (NL), Agoria (FR), Alesso (SE), Alle Farben (DE), Âme (DE), Andhim (DE), Andy C (GB, Armin van Buuren (NL), Awanto 3 (NL), Bakermat (NL), Ben Klock (DE), Ben UFO (GB), Bicep (GB), Black Coffee (ZA), BoeBoe (NL), Calvin Harris (GB), Carl Cox (GB), Carl Craig (US), Chris Liebing (DE), Christian Smith (SE), Chuckie (NL), Cristian Varela (ES), Culoe De Song (ZA), Danny Daze (US), Danny Tenaglia (US), DARKSIDE (US), Dave Clarke (GB), David August (DE), David Guetta (FR), Dennis Ferrer (US), Dixon (DE), DJ Koze (DE), DJ Shadow (US), Dosem (ES), Dubfire (US), Fedde Le Grand (NL), Ferry Corsten (NL), Florian Meindl (DE), Goldfish (ZA), Greg Wilson (GB), Gui Boratto (BR), Guy Gerber (IL), Guy J (IL), Henrik Schwarz (DE), Hernan Cattaneo (AR), Hobo (CA), ISIS (NL), Jackmaster (GB), Jackson and his Computer Band (FR), Jamie Jones (GB), Job Jobse (NL), John Digweed (GB), Joost van Bellen (NL), Joran van Pol (NL), Joris Voorn (NL), Joseph Capriati (IT), Joy Orbison (GB), Julio Bashmore (GB), Kaiserdisco (DE), Karenn (GB), Kollektiv Turmstrasse (DE), Kölsch (DK), Kraak & Smaak (NL), Laurent Garnier (FR), Len Faki (DE), Loco Dice (DE), M.A.N.D.Y. (DE), Maceo Plex (US), Magda (PL), Mano Le Tough (DE), Marcel Fengler (DE), Martin Buttrich (DE), Martin Garrix (NL), Martyn (NL), Mathew Jonson (CA), Maya Jane Coles (GB), Michael Mayer (DE), Midland (GB), Moderat (DE), Moguai (DE), Moodymann (AR), Motor City Drum Ensemble (DE), Nic Fanciulli (GB), Nina Kraviz (RU), Oliver Huntemann (DE), Pachanga Boys (DE), Paco Osuna (ES), Patrice Bäumel (NL, Paul Oakenfold (GB), Pete Tong (GB), Quintino (NL), Ricardo Villalobos (CL), Richie Hawtin (CA), San Proper (NL), Sander Kleinenberg (NL), Sander van Doorn (NL), Seth Troxler (US), Shermanology (NL), Sidney Samson (NL), Solomun (DE), Soul Clap (US), Speedy J (NL), Stefano Noferini (IT), Stephan Bodzin (DE), Steve Angello (SE), Steve Bug (DE), Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano (NL), Tale Of Us (IT), The Darkraver (NL), The Martinez Brothers (US), The Partysquad (NL), Tiësto (NL), Tiga (CA), Todd Terje (NO), Tom Trago (NL), Vato Gonzalez (NL), Wolf + Lamb (US), Yellow Claw (NL) and many others.

About ADE
In the past eighteen years ADE has grown into a renowned platform for the international dance scene. The festival is the perfect place to spot the latest developments : the latest musical trends and emerging talents to the most recent work of the pioneers and superstars . In addition to the extensive festival (ADE Festival ) ADE Playground offers music enthusiasts a huge daytime program which includes exhibitions , in store promotions , pop-up stores and film screenings taking place throughout the city. The business part (ADE Conference) is recognized as the most important of its kind and presents a broad range of conferences and networking opportunities that focus on music and technology, VJs & visuals, sustainability, harder dance styles, new talent and the education of students.

The Amsterdam Dance Event is organized by the Amsterdam Dance Event Foundation, an initiative of Buma.

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