Amsterdam Dance Event 2016


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Genre : Electronic Dance Music
Location : Amsterdam, The Neatherlands
Dates : 19/20/21/22/23 Oct 2016
Camping: No
Website : Amsterdam Dance Event

About the Event

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the world’s leading Electronic Music Conference and the biggest club festival featuring top artists on the planet alongside fresh, upcoming talent and everything in between, covering the whole spectrum of electronic sub-genres. ADE’s renowned five-day festival turns Amsterdam into one of the busiest and most inspiring clubbing cities in the world. The DJ MAG Top 100 is also announced during the Amsterdam Dance Event.

The  Dutch event offers a full program  of daytime conferences,  including interactive workshops, mentoring sessions,  technical demos and in-depth round-table discussions, alogside  a nightime  music festival featuring  more than 450 events over five days in 100+ venues around the city. The organisers  are expecting around  375,000 national  and international visitors for the 21st edition of the event. This year, ADE  introduces ADE SLEEP/OVER, a pop-up campsite located on the impressive post-industrial site of the NDSM  Shipyard.

The event is essentially divided in to three main categories:

ADE Festival: More than 2,000 artists will be performing in numerous clubs and venues;
ADE Playground: Cultural exchange of films, art and pop-up performances at creative hotspots around Amsterdam
ADE Conference:  The core of ADE, where people in the music industry connect and gain professional insights over discussions and talk shows.

Amsterdam Dance Event, described as the ultimate annual business and inspiration platform in the field of electronic music, is the right place to embrace your inner-nerd with abandon and indulge  in nonstop networking, thought provoking panels and stellar parties with the dance music industry’s finest.



ADE events takes place at more than 115 different locations throughout the city. Please check the ADE website for  complete list of venues.

Public transportation will be available during ADE, or bikes and taxis can also be used to reach events.

Line up for ADE 2016

Over 2,200 acts will be performed in ADE 2016 and latest additions in the final list include  following DJ’s :

Afrojack (NL)
Dimitri from Paris (FR)
DJ Stingray 313 (US)
Four Tet (GB)
Gilles Peterson (FR)
I-F (NL)
Joost van Bellen (NL)
Laurie Anderson (US)
Martin Solveig (FR)
Modeselektor (DE)
Philip Glass (US)
Tiga (CA)

Tickets for ADE 2016

Festivals and conference tickets can be bought separately at ADE website.

Another conveniently way to get the most out of ADE is to buy the ADE card.

The ADE card offers free entry to ADE MusicTalks, discounts on ADE
 Merchandise, entry to exclusive ADE events and access to ADE-give aways.


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