The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest club-based festival and conference for electronic music, will take place this year from the 19th to 23rd of October. The ADE Festival will feature 300 events and over 2000 DJ’s from the whole spectrum of electronic sub-genres, across 5 days in 100 different clubs and venues, making Amsterdam one of the busiest and most inspiring clubbing cities in the world.

ADE festival program nears completion
With the latest addition of Carl Craig (US), David Guetta (FR), DJ Harvey (GB), Gui Boratto (BR), Hudson Mohawke (GB), Jazzy Jeff (US), John Talabot (ES), Netsky (BE), Sander van Doorn (NL) and Sasha (GB), the 2016 festival line up of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), an initiative of Buma, is almost complete.

Among the third selection of artists are:

Alle Farben (DE), André Hommen (DE), Andy C (GB), Ankytrixx (IN), Axel Boman (SE), Beautiful Swimmers (US), Ben UFO (GB), Benji B (GB), Benoit & Sergio (DE), Bicep (GB), Blanck Mass (GB), Boo Williams (US), Boris Brejcha (DE), Butch (DE), Call Super (GB), Camo & Krooked (AT), Carl Craig (US), Carlos Valdes (NL), Catz ‘N Dogz (PL), Cinnaman (NL), David Guetta (FR), Dennis Ferrer (US), Deorro (US), DJ Harvey (GB), DJ Jazzy Jeff (US), DJ Moortje (NL), DJ W!LD (FR), Dominik Eulberg (DE), Don Diablo (NL), dOP (FR), Dosem (ES), Dubvision (NL), Dyro (NL), Extrawelt (DE), Finnebassen (NO), Francesco Tristano (ES), François K (FR), Fred P (US), Fritz Kalkbrenner (DE), FunkinEven (GB), Gabriel Ananda (DE), Gilb’R (FR), Goldfish (ZA), Gregor Salto (NL), Gui Boratto (BR), Guy Gerber (IL), Hannah Wants (GB), Headhunterz (NL), Hudson Mohawke (GB), Hunee (DE), Industrialyzer (PT), Interstellar Funk (NL), Jay Hardway (NL), Jessy Lanza (CA), Joey Anderson (US), John Talabot (ES), Joran van Pol (NL), Joris Delacroix (FR), Joy Orbison (GB), Julian Jordan (NL), Julio Bashmore (GB), Kenny Dope (US), Knife Party (GB), Kolombo (BE), Konstantin Sibold (DE), Lady Starlight (US), Leon Vynehall (US), Lion Kojo (NL), Mano Le Tough (IE), Marcellus Pittman (US), Martin Buttrich (DE), Mathias Kaden (DE), Maurice Fulton (US), Max Cooper (GB), Midland (GB), Move D (DE), Mr Ties (IT), Nervo (AU), Netsky (BE), Nic Fanciulli (GB), Nightmares on Wax (GB), Patrice Scott (US), Pig & Dan (ES), Prins Thomas (NO), Prosumer (DE), Ryan Elliott (US), Sam Paganini (IT), Sander van Doorn (NL), Sasha (GB), Sjamsoedin (NL), Skream (GB), Soul Clap (US), Steffen Bennemann (DE), Sterac aka Steve Rachmad (NL), Steve Aoki (US), Steve Bug (DE), Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano (NL), Tsepo (NL), Vato Gonzalez (NL), Yung Internet (NL),

These acts join previously announced artists including:

Adam Beyer (SE), Axwell Λ Ingrosso (SE), Craig David (GB), Daniel Avery (GB), Dave Clarke (GB), Derrick May (US), Dixon (DE), DVS1 (US), Ellen Allien (DE), Etapp Kyle (UA), Fedde Le Grand (NL), Hardwell (NL), Jackmaster (GB), Jamie Jones (GB), Jeff Mills (US), Jessy Lanza (GB), Joris Voorn (NL), Karenn (GB), KiNK (BG), Kölsch (DK), Laurent Garnier (FR), Levon Vincent (US), Loco Dice (DE), Louisahhh (US), Martin Garrix (NL), Maceo Plex (US), Maya Jane Coles (GB), Monika Kruse (DE), Nicole Moudaber (GB), Octave One (US), Palms Trax (DE), Ricardo Villalobos (CL), Rebekah (GB), Recondite (DE), Richie Hawtin (CA), Roman Flügel (DE), RÜFÜS (AU), Sandrien (NL), Secret Cinema (NL), Skepta (GB), Seth Troxler (US), SUUNS (CA), Sven Väth (DE), Tale of Us (IT) and Tiësto (NL).

The program will soon be finalised, for a complete overview visit:

ADE Conference: further keynote speakers announced
ADE’s multiple conference streams connect the worldwide music industry, offering the ultimate annual business and inspiration platform in the field of electronic music. Divided into nine themed programs, ADE’s comprehensive conference covers every aspect of the modern music industry, featuring dedicated programming for business professionals, start-ups, aspiring producers and musicians, students, VJs, visual artists and stage designers. The programs also feature 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.

DJ and record label owner Gilles Peterson (FR), hip-hop pioneer Kurtis Blow (US), DJ and producer Laidback Luke (NL), electronic artist and technology adventurer Richie Hawtin (CA), multi-platinum producer Scott Storch (US) and producer Sevn Alias (NL) are amongst the latest additions to ADE’s conference line-up. They join previously announced speakers including Bruce Eskowitz (COO Red Light Management, US), Hudson Mohawke (Warp Records, TNGHT, GB), Molly Neuman (Head of Music Kickstarter, US), Raphael Aflalo (CEO and co-founder of My Love Affair, FR ) and Steve Bartels (CEO Def Jam, US). ADE’s multiple conference streams will play host to an expected 450 speakers.

ADE Hackathon
ADE, DGTL and Young Creators present the first global hackathon for the dance scene.

To stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship in the dance and festival scene, ADE 2016 will see DGTL, Young Creators and ADE joining forces to organize the first ever ADE Hackathon. As the electronic music scene is using data & technology more and more, the three parties acknowledge that it is of importance to discover further opportunities in this domain. At the ADE Hackathon, smart developers, designers and entrepreneurs are asked to think about the challenges that are faced by the dance and festival scene, but also to think about the opportunities that data and technology provide. A group of 100 selected bright minds will be invited to develop smart concepts, new apps and inspiration within a challenging timespan of 24 hours. Example topics include: Enhanced Festival Experience, Safety & Security, Dance & Travel and Festival Logistics. More program information will be announced soon.

About ADE
In the past twenty years ADE has grown into a globally renowned platform for the international dance and electronic music scene. The festival is the perfect place to spot the latest musical trends and emerging talents, as well as hearing the most recent work of both electronic music pioneers and current superstar acts. In addition to the extensive line-up of the ADE Festival, the ADE Playground offers music enthusiasts a large and varied daytime program including exhibitions, in-store promotions, pop-up stores and film screenings all over the city center. The business aspect of the event (ADE Conference) is recognized as the most important of its kind, presenting a broad range of conferences and networking opportunities that focus on music and technology, VJs & visuals, sustainability, dance & brands, harder dance styles, new talent and the education of students.

The Amsterdam Dance Event takes place from 19 to 23rd of October. For more information about ADE:

The Amsterdam Dance Event is organized by the Amsterdam Dance Event Foundation, an initiative of Buma. Official Partner ADE: KPN