Amsterdam Dance Event 2016
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 :
Dimitri from Paris (FR)
DJ Stingray 313 (US)
Four Tet (GB)
Gilles Peterson (FR)
Joost van Bellen (NL)
Laurie Anderson (US)
Martin Solveig (FR)
Philip Glass (US)
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.