This year’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has now announced its complete program for this coming October, with well over 2,200 artists, 450 announced conference speakers and an astounding 140 participating venues.
There is absolutely no doubt, with these figures and the quality of artists participating, that ADE is the world’s biggest dance music club festival as well as the leading business and conference platform for the electronic music industry. To celebrate their 21st anniversary since its inception back in 1996, ADE is expecting a record breaking 375.000 attendees from all corners of the globe.
The beauty of ADE is on its focus on a wide spectrum of electronic sub-genres, turning the picturesque city of Amsterdam into one of the busiest and most awe-inspiring clubbing destinations in the world. The city’s most revered nightlife and music venues are involved with the extended weekend of festivities, including Melkweg, Paradiso, Westergasfabriek, the Concertgebouw, Heineken Music Hall, Ziggodome and NDSM Wharf, and the city’s newest hotspots Claire, De School and Shelter.
The names added today to the already extensive lineup include Afrojack, Anja Schneider, Antal, Armin van Buuren, Boddika, Breach, Danny Daze, Dimitri from Paris, DJ Stingray 313, Eats Everything, Erick Morillo, Floating Points, Four Tet, Heidi, HVOB, I-F, Job Jobse, Legowelt, Martin Solveig, Matthew Dear, Modeselektor, Moodymann, Oliver Heldens, Philip Glass, The Hacker, Todd Terry, Tom Trago ,Voices From The Lake, and Yellow Claw and Young Marco.
Below is just a selection of top-tier DJs, live acts and artists scheduled to play between October 19th and 23rd. Check out ADE’s website for the full roster
Adam Beyer (SE), Afrojack (NL), Anja Schneider (DE), Antal (NL), Armin van Buuren (NL), Axwell Λ Ingrosso (SE), Baris K (TR), Beautiful Swimmers (US), Ben UFO (GB), Benji B (GB), Boddika (GB), Breach (GB), Carl Craig (US), Craig David (GB), Danny Daze (US), Dash Berlin (NL), David Guetta (FR), Dave Clarke (GB), De Sluwe Vos (NL), Dekmantel Soundsystem (NL), DJ Harvey (GB), Dimitri from Paris (FR), Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike (BE), Dixon (DE), DJ Stingray 313 (US), DVBBS (CA), Eats Everything (GB), Ellen Allien (DE), Floating Points (GB), Four Tet (GB), Francesco Tristano (ES), George FitzGerald (GB), Gilles Peterson (GB), Goldfish (ZA), Guti (AR), Guy J (IL), Hardwell (NL), Heidi (CA), HVOB (DE), Hunee (DE), I-F (NL), Jackmaster (GB), Jeff Mills (US), Job Jobse (NL), Joost van Bellen (NL), Joris Voorn (NL), Kölsch (DK), Laurie Anderson (US), Legowelt (NL), Lunice (CA), Martin Garrix (NL), Martin Solveig (FR), Matthew Dear (US), Matthew Herbert (GB), Maya Jane Coles (GB), Modeselektor (DE), Moodymann (US), Monika Kruse (DE), Nicole Moudaber (GB), Octave One (US), Palms Trax (DE), Philip Glass (US), Radio Slave (GB), Rebekah (GB), Redshape (DE), Richie Hawtin (CA), Sam Feldt (NL), Seth Troxler (US), Showtek (NL), Sidney Samson (NL), Skepta (GB), Stefano Noferini (IT), Sven Väth (DE), Subp Yao (NL), Tale of Us (IT), Teebs (US), The Hacker (FR), Tiësto (NL), Tiga (CA), Todd Terry (US), Tom Swoon (PL), Tom Trago (NL), Valentino Khan (US), Vic Crezee (NL), Voices From The Lake (IT), W&W (NL), Wiwek (NL), Yellow Claw (NL) and Young Marco (NL).
The conference itself will be divided into nine separately themed programs, covering every aspect of today’s dance music industry with focus on business professionals, start-ups, aspiring producers and musicians, students, VJs, visual artists and stage designers. Further, the program has been organized so that it features, “in-depth expertise and insight into the harder and urban music genres, the connection between dance & brands, the relationship between music and technology, and sustainable, ecologically responsible practices for the global dance music industry.”
Some of today’s announced speakers include Joris Voorn (NL), Laurie Anderson (US), Philip Glass (US) and Nicky Romero (NL), plus Rob Newlan (GB, EMEA director Facebook Creative Shop) and Matthew Ogle (GB, creator Discover Weekly Spotify). They join a selection of already announced speakers for a total of 450 scheduled talkers. Visit the ADE conference programme for the full list and schedule.