Category: ADE

DHA FM Debuts This ADE With Our New Event Series

It’s a new era for us as we debut a new series of events under the name DHA FM. Kicking off this ADE, DHA FM will bring our first event to Amsterdam’s new retro-restaurant/club space, La Favela Amsterdam. La Favela is an intimate space, inspired by a 60s era Rio de Janeiro where people from all backgrounds come together to celebrate freedom, love, laughter, dance, music, soul food, wine and every other pleasure under the sun. Filled with history telling items that create an ambiance of color, La Favela is a colorful experience that brings together diners and late night ... Read more

[Interview] The Hidden People & FMLY Agency

ADE is always rich with a fine offering of underground parties. But one that sticks out more than most is the debut event from The Hidden People—known principally for their immersive OFF Week events in Barcelona—and FMLY. Dubbed a ‘mini-festival’, the event will take place on October 18th at a stunning venue in the form Hotel Arena, and 18th-century chapel, and for 12 hours will be soundtracked by the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra (live), Benjamin Damage, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Francois X, Object Blue (live), Pantha du Prince (live), Renaat, and Space Dimension Controller (live) Before the much-anticipated ... Read more

Amsterdam ADE Insiders: Pin Up Club

Amsterdam’s Pin Up Club seduce crowds with their exhilarating live performances and DJ sets filled with enchanting beats and filthy basslines, a result of EBM and dark disco influences. The duo have hit their stride with EPs on Bordello A Parigi, and appearances everywhere from DGTL to Salon Zur Wilden Renate and in the coming months will also release new material via Mireia Records and BAR Records, respectively. Keep an eye out for those packages as they will also feature the likes of Lauer, RSS Disco, and Zombies in Miami. Keeping crowds under their spell until long after breakfast, Pin Up ... Read more

The Hidden People & FMLY Team Up For ADE Debut

Barcelona’s The Hidden People team up with booking agency FMLY to debut at ADE 2018 with a special night in the center of Amsterdam on 18 October. The party, which takes place at a XVIII Century old chapel, brings together all the experience of the two organizations and features nine artists and 12 hours of music from the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra live, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Object Blue live, Space Dimension Controller live and a very special guest from Comatonse Recordings. 18 October | The Hidden People X FMLY Agency ADE Special | Tickets | Hotel ... Read more

HYTE Announces First Wave Of ADE 2018 Artists With Mediahaven Takeover

HYTE is heading back to Amsterdam Dance Event for one night on Friday, October 19, 2018. The event will feature HYTE’s finest talents playing on three stages and includes Loco Dice, Chris Liebing, Guti live, wAFF, Andrea Oliva, Adam Shelton b2b Subb-an, Benny Rodrigues, Samuel Deep and Mandana. More headliners and hot up-and-coming artists will be announced as HYTE moves into a new venue for ADE, Mediahaven. This means next level production and immersive party atmospheres that will keep everyone dancing from 22:00 until well past dawn. 19 October | HYTE ADE x Loveland | Tickets | Mediahaven

Dockyard & Mystic Garden Team Up For ADE 2018 Two In One Festival Experience

At ADE 2018, Dockyard Festival and Mystic Garden Festival will join forces for a 12 hour 2-in-1 festival on 20 October. The two contrasting concepts will be a collision of The Mystic Garden’s glittering fairyland and Dockyard’s brazen, industrial world. After entering, audiences will be given the choice of two gates behind which you can experience all of the musical and theatrical thrills of both concepts. The line up features some very special guests at the event that will be announced soon, plus Sven Vath, Len Faki, Paco Osuna, Apollonia, Ben Sims, BLAWAN, Robert Hood, Dax J, Secret Cinema, Egbert ... Read more

Amsterdam Dance Event Announces First Names For 2018

Amsterdam Dance Event will run 17 – 21 October, 2018 has announced its first selection of artists for the this year’s edition. Amongst these names include Bonobo, Charlotte de Witte, Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, Martin Garrix, Nina Kraviz, Orbital, Peggy Gou and Richie Hawtin who will all appear at the world’s leading festival and conference program. Read the complete list below. ADE

Afterlife Announces First 24 Hour Edition For ADE 2018

Afterlife will return to Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) in 2018 and present its first ever 24-hour party! From 2pm on Saturday, 20 October through the next afternoon, Tale Of Us will curate two rooms encompassing everything the Afterlife brand is about, all set within the cavernous halls of the raw and striking Elementenstraat Warehouse. Expect a spectacle when adorned with the signature Afterlife production and featuring the likes of Adriatique, Mind Against, Vaal, Kobosil, and many more. 20 October | Afterlife ADE 2018 | Tickets | Warehouse Elementenstraat

ADE Sets 2018 Dates For 23rd Edition

The 2018 Amsterdam Dance Event will take place from the 17 – 21, October, 2018 with some 400,000 national and international visitors expected for its 23rd edition. Amsterdam Dance Event continues to grow each year, with 2017’s edition featuring over 2,500 artists and 550 speakers at 160 venues. The event attracted visitors from over 90 countries over five days featuring every conceivable aspect of electronic music culture. For 2018, there will be a range of activities focused on South Korea, while its organisers remain committed to growing its diverse activities through cultural institutions, and by adding new pavilions focused on ... Read more

Wolf Story’s Miami To Amsterdam ADE 2017 Experiences

Back to Holland after my (Emeric Dally) first in trip some 20 years and there is no better way than ADE to reconnect with Amsterdam than the Amsterdam Dance Event. When looking at the map given to us by the ADE shop at Amsterdam Central, I find that more than 100 venues are hosting the conference this year. Incredible! More than a great organization, ADE is a culture, a spirit, and a state of mind. When we go from one event to another, I realize what ADE is about, discovering new talents, have a chance to meet some pioneers and ... Read more

Party Report: Audio Obscura x Rijksmuseum Present: Underworld

Perhaps the ultimate live electronic music act, Underworld’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) performance during the conference’s Friday early evening was also one of its toughest tickets. As last year with Maceo Plex, Audio Obscura‘s registration only event occupied two hours on a cold early evening underneath Amsterdam’s iconic Rijksmuseum, taking place through the entirety of its bike passage. Packs of ADE revellers, the lucky 2000 or so, packed in from before the first key was hit, with several more waiting at the outer gates, perhaps able to find a solitary spot amongst the crowd inside. I arrived right as the ... Read more

Final Tickets Remaining For HYTE’s ADE Closing Sunday

Last year, the Sunday evening event was one of the best nights for HYTE at ADE. This year’s HYTE ADE Sunday will have Loco Dice and Kenny Dope, Guti live, Ibiza stars Andrea Oliva and wAFF back 2 back, Rekids’ Peggy Gou, local man William Djoko, the acclaimed Samuel Deep x Julian Alexander, plus Locklead x Anil Aras. Hosted by SlapFunk Records, there will be an all encompassing atmosphere through the venue as HYTE undeniable knows how to pay attention to detail with a keen eye for production. Tickets are still available for this one, but not for long as ... Read more

Moxie & Guests Go On Loop For Second Time At ADE 2017

With precious few moments left to set your last minute Amsterdam Dance Event plans, might we suggest the second annual On Loop as presented by Moxie. With a lineup consisting of only heavy hitters, and with select few tickets left after its first two rounds sold out, Moxie and On Loop collaborate with Donker Collective and KUMA to bring guests Leon Vynehall, Matthew Herbert, Shanti Celeste, and Chaos in the CBD to Amsterdam’s Sugarfactory on Thursday, 19 October. On Loop is a Moxie’s clubbing concept, where high-quality soundsystems and a comfortable party atmosphere make up the forefront. Their showcases can ... Read more

10 Absolutely Essential ADE 2017 Events

ADE 2017 is nearly upon us and with 5 days of non stop events you’ll begin to realize you can’t be everywhere at once. Usually we go through each day but this year we figured to gather one list of 10 events that highlight the diversity and mission of the Amsterdam Dance Event. Sure, there are all your favorite showcases guaranteed to go on throughout the week, but these 10 events are truly special in their own distinct way. So, which ADE events are you most looking forward to? Audio Obscura x Rijksmuseum present: Underworld After last year’s world class ... Read more

Behrouz Reminds ADE Do Not Sit At Amsterdam Dance Event With Atish, Maga & NU

Something of a one year anniversary for The Gardens of Babylon, the 2017 Amsterdam Dance Event see’s the local, spiritually guided house music concept going back to one of last year’s most memorable event showcases. Welcoming back Miami’s intimate and sophisticated nightclub experience Do Not Sit on the Furniture, and it’s main man Behrouz, The Gardens of Babylon follow up 2016’s A’dam Toren event with 2017’s mysterious “secret location” to be revealed shortly. Joining Behrouz for the evening will be three of the brands most important ambassadors, consisting of the traveling musical nomad NU, San Francisco’s Atish, who will make ... Read more