The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) announces the complete program for the upcoming edition, which will take place from October 19th – 23rd 2016. With well over 2.200 artists, 450 conference speakers and a record breaking 140 participating venues, Amsterdam Dance Event is the world’s biggest dance music club festival and leading business platform for the electronic music industry. For the 2016 edition, the 21st since ADE’s inception in 1996, the organization expects to welcome the record number of 375.000 visitors.
ADE festival program welcomes over 2.200 acts
ADE’s renowned festival makes Amsterdam one of the busiest and most inspiring clubbing cities in the world. This year's program covering the whole spectrum of electronic sub-genres, with more than 2.200 artists performing in 140 of Amsterdam's finest music and nightlife spaces, including major venues like Melkweg, Paradiso, Westergasfabriek, the Concertgebouw, Heineken Music Hall, Ziggodome and NDSM Wharf, and the city's newest hotspots Claire, De School and Shelter.
New acts joining the line-up today include Afrojack, Anja Schneider, Antal, Armin van Buuren, Boddika, Breach, Danny Daze, Dimitri from Paris, DJ Stingray 313, Eats Everything, Erick Morillo, Floating Points, Four Tet, Heidi, HVOB, I-F, Job Jobse, Legowelt, Martin Solveig, Matthew Dear, Modeselektor, Moodymann, Oliver Heldens, Philip Glass, The Hacker, Todd Terry, Tom Trago ,Voices From The Lake, and Yellow Claw and Young Marco.
In total more than 2.200 acts will perform at ADE 2016 including (in alphabetical order):
Adam Beyer (SE), Afrojack (NL), Anja Schneider (DE), Antal (NL), Armin van Buuren (NL), Axwell Λ Ingrosso (SE), Baris K (TR), Beautiful Swimmers (US), Ben UFO (GB), Benji B (GB), Boddika (GB), Breach (GB), Carl Craig (US), Craig David (GB), Danny Daze (US), Dash Berlin (NL), David Guetta (FR), Dave Clarke (GB), De Sluwe Vos (NL), Dekmantel Soundsystem (NL), DJ Harvey (GB), Dimitri from Paris (FR), Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike (BE), Dixon (DE), DJ Stingray 313 (US), DVBBS (CA), Eats Everything (GB), Ellen Allien (DE), Floating Points (GB), Four Tet (GB), Francesco Tristano (ES), George FitzGerald (GB), Gilles Peterson (GB), Goldfish (ZA), Guti (AR), Guy J (IL), Hardwell (NL), Heidi (CA), HVOB (DE), Hunee (DE), I-F (NL), Jackmaster (GB), Jeff Mills (US), Job Jobse (NL), Joost van Bellen (NL), Joris Voorn (NL), Kölsch (DK), Laurie Anderson (US), Legowelt (NL), Lunice (CA), Martin Garrix (NL), Martin Solveig (FR), Matthew Dear (US), Matthew Herbert (GB), Maya Jane Coles (GB), Modeselektor (DE), Moodymann (US), Monika Kruse (DE), Nicole Moudaber (GB), Octave One (US), Palms Trax (DE), Philip Glass (US), Radio Slave (GB), Rebekah (GB), Redshape (DE), Richie Hawtin (CA), Sam Feldt (NL), Seth Troxler (US), Showtek (NL), Sidney Samson (NL), Skepta (GB), Stefano Noferini (IT), Sven Väth (DE), Subp Yao (NL), Tale of Us (IT), Teebs (US), The Hacker (FR), Tiësto (NL), Tiga (CA), Todd Terry (US), Tom Swoon (PL), Tom Trago (NL), Valentino Khan (US), Vic Crezee (NL), Voices From The Lake (IT), W&W (NL), Wiwek (NL), Yellow Claw (NL) and Young Marco (NL).
For a complete overview visit: www.a-d-e.nl/artists/
ADE Conference program complete
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.
ADE, an initiative of Buma, has secured the contribution of several prominent speakers. Among others, the artists Joris Voorn (NL), Laurie Anderson (US), Philip Glass (US) and Nicky Romero (NL), plus Rob Newlan (GB, EMEA director Facebook Creative Shop) and Matthew Ogle (GB, creator Discover Weekly Spotify) will expound on their work. These new names join previously announced speakers including Steve Bartels (US, CEO of the Def Jam label), Molly Neuman (US, Head of Music Kickstarter) and producer Hudson Mohawke (GB) at the conference, which welcomes a total of 450 speakers at eight venues.
To see the full programme visit amsterdam-dance-event.nl/program/conference/events/.
As well from the extensive night program and the various conference elements, ADE Playground presents a comprehensive and profound cultural program at 40+ locations all over Amsterdam. The five-day series of events consists of pop-up stores, hardware workshops, lectures and master classes, as well as photography exhibitions, fine art, films and documentaries, all of which reflect the many faces of global dance culture.
One of the ADE Playground's most popular elements, the ADE's MusicTalks series, is set to be bigger, broader and more inclusive than ever this year. In just four years ADE MusicTalks has established itself as one of the most inspiring events at ADE Playground, providing a real interface between the music industry figures who visit the city during ADE and the tens of thousands of fans that gather for ADE Playground and the Festival nights. The 2016 ADE MusicTalks line-up includes Joe Claussell, Francesco Tristano presenting P:anorig, Joris Voorn, Jay Hardway, Octave One on Breaking Down the Mothership, Richie Hawtin and Matador presenting a MODEL 1 Masterclass, DJ Dano, Laidback Luke, plus Oliver Heldens, Daniel Miller and Noisia. And alongside that, besides their special performance at ADE, both Laurie Anderson and Philip Glass will host a MusicTalk.
If you're planning on visiting ADE's Festival or Playground make sure to grab the annual ADE Card which costs just €10.
Personal trip through the world of dance
Creating is the central topic of ADE: virtually all of Amsterdam’s recording studios are booked for the third week of October for the production of new tracks; live electronic music is performed at ADE LIVE; new technology presented and created; and new collaborations forged that will determine the musical landscape of 2017 and onwards. The program of ADE 2016 is extensive in scope and depth, allowing each visitor to navigate his or her personal trip through the world of dance, from the city camping and student education of ADE University at NDSM Wharf via the Rembrandthuis to Amsterdam ArenA and the Bible Museum.
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 the 19th to 23rd of October, 2016.
For more information about ADE: www.a-d-e.nl
The Amsterdam Dance Event is organised by the Stichting Amsterdam Dance Event, an initiative of Buma. ADE Official Partner: KPN