Tag: Gashouder

Awakenings Brings Four Easter Weekend 2018 Shows To Amsterdam

From Thursday March 29 through to Sunday April 1, 2018, Awakenings once again celebrates Easter with four editions, including the special daytime show on Easter Sunday. As always, the Amsterdam venue will be the titanic Gashouder, which has been seminal over the last 20 years in establishing Awakenings as the largest and best-known Techno festival in the world. For this iquartet of shows, March 29 sees an Adam Beyer & Joseph Capriati Special, with Luigi Madonna and Roberto Capeano also on hand. Ben Klock & Marcel Dettmann will feature on Friday, along with Chris Liebling, Rodhad and Kobosil. Joris Voorn, ... Read more

Awakenings Announces Quartet Of New Years Events At Gashouder

True to tradition, around New Years the Gashouder on the Westergasfabriek terrain in Amsterdam will once again be the venue of Awakenings New Year. New is the introduction of a day programme during the coming edition of the New Year Celebration. Check out the full lineups by day below and find tickets at Awakenings website and FB page! Saturday December 30 – Awakenings: Early New Years Special BY DAY 12.00 – 14.00 Luuk van Dijk 14.00 – 16.00 Eats Everything 16.00 – 18.00 Joris Voorn 18.00 – 20.00 Richie Hawtin 20.00 – 22.00 Chris Liebing Saturday December 30 – Awakenings: ... Read more

Awakenings Announces Seven Huge ADE Shows For 2017

From 18 -22 October, Awakenings will bring seven shows to Amsterdam’s Gashouder over Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) week. Along with their usual 5 nighttime events, 2 day events have been added this year bringing Paul Kalkbrenner‘s Back to the Future concept (20 October) and Bart Skils & Paul Ritch, Dimitri, DJ Rush, Danny Tenaglia & Nicole Moudaber, Paula Temple and Sam Paganini for Awakenings By Day (21 October). The night program features Len Faki‘s Figure (18 October), Drumcode (19 October), Joris Voorn & Friends (20 October), Ben Klock‘s Photon (22 October), and Joseph Capriati, Shlomo, Dubfire, Wighnomy Bros and a ... Read more

Awakenings Presents Their Most Selective Line-up for It’s 20th Birthday Celebration

March, 2017 will mark 20 years since now the historical techno music festival of the Netherland’s, Awakenings, organised it’s first with their edition in 1997. To commemorate the occasion, 5 nights and 1 day in the coming April the Gashouder will again breathe in the techno spirit. As the festival will be throwing up 20 Years Anniversary with the most selective line-up of their closest most admired musicians, needing no further introduction. What became now the largest and best-known techno festival in the world started off at the good ol’ Gashouder in 1997 with barely seven Djs on the lineup: Godard, Angelo, Nick Rapaccioli, Billy Nasty, ... Read more

ADE ’16 Essentials: Wednesday, October 19

I’m telling you, the day you start appreciating and anticipating autumn, is the day you move to Amsterdam. Because as soon as the first bunch of events start filling up on the Facebook timelines, you know the best is about to come… Amsterdam Dance Event. A week of the electronic dance music family, old legends, new-comers, the outcasts (subgenres) – all coming together to showcase the state-of-art electronic dance music.  It’s easy to lose track (or even head) with well over 450 events already scheduled, in around 100 clubs and venues all over Amsterdam welcoming over 2000 performers (no, really)! Thus as every year, we dive into the ... Read more

Party Report: Pitch Festival

Over the weekend past, Amsterdam’s Westerpark played host once again to the diversely curated Pitch Festival. Held over two days, July 2-3, Pitch Festival is one which, for us at least, breaks the pattern of dance music exclusive events so frequently attended. Of course, there were dance acts present of all descriptions – Job Jobse vs DJ Tennis, Tom Trago, Cubicolor, Elias Mazian, Beesmunt Soundystem, Tsepo and others, but it was the event’s additional names from the world of hip hop, grime, and trap that really brought this one to another place amongst the foundational Amsterdam festival massive. Now, admittedly, ... Read more

Awakenings Extends To Five Nights For ADE 2016

For the first time there will be five nights of Awakenings in the Gashouder over the course of 2016’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). It all kicks off on 19 October when Len Faki, who for the first time, together with Awakenings, will presents a self-curated program called Figure Night, which will include the likes of Blawan, Cleric, Jeroen Search LIVE, Octave One LIVE, Rodhad and Roman Poncet. October 20 is reserved for Drumcode who, aside from Adam Beyer (obviously) will bring along Alan Fitzpatrick, Dense & Pika, Ida Engberg, Marco Reeve and Nicole Moudaber. October 21 sees Joris Voorn return ... Read more