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Amsterdam Dance Event gears up for its 28th edition

Amsterdam Dance Event 2023 Kicks off This Week

  • Laura
  • 16 October 2023
Amsterdam Dance Event gears up for its 28th edition

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the not-for-profit organisation dedicated to nurturing electronic music, its culture and industry worldwide is gearing up for its 28th edition. ADE has grown into the world’s largest and most influential club-based festival and conference for electronic music, featuring over 2,900 artists taking part in over 1000 events across 200+ venues throughout the city. The five-day event features every conceivable aspect of electronic music culture, with dedicated conference programming, an extensive Arts & Culture programme, live music and DJ/artist performances.

To help navigate the jam-packed 5 day program please check out the selection of ADE highlights here: ADE Pro
ADE Pro is the definitive platform and the ultimate guide for music industry professionals, providing a comprehensive understanding of the business. The 2023 framework focuses on giving visitors the tools to navigate the evolving electronic music scene.
Confirmed speakers include; Adam Beyer, Afrojack, Claptone, Dillon Francis, Don Diablo, Dimitri Vegas, DJ Minx, Grandmaster Flash., HoneyLuv, Jayda G, Juba, Kittin, Max Cooper,

Röyksopp, Tiffany Calver, The Blessed Madonna and many more.
Insights from the biggest industry brands at ADE Pro including: Beatport / DGTL / IAEL / Sony Music / Spotify / SoundCloud / Sziget Festival / TikTok / TuneCore / Warner Music / WME Agency

More info here

The playground for the next generation of creators, artists, DJs & music professionals behind the scene, aimed to inspire, introduce, connect and create a stepping stone for the future of the electronic music scene.
Confirmed speakers include; A-Trak, Armin van Buuren, Animistic Beliefs, DVS1, Darude, DJ Bone, KS, Nicky Romero, Reinier Zonneveld, Van Anh, Yoshiko and many more.
More info here

Arts & Culture
The program continues to explore topics like mental health, technological innovation, and cultural impact, combined with new vision of creating accessibility & connection in a sustainable way for local and international makers who find their strength in night and dance culture.
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ADE Festival
Showcasing the full spectrum of electronic subgenres in Amsterdam's finest nightlife spaces with over 450,000 visitors and more than 2,900 artists performing. Confirmed artists include; Adam Beyer, Afrojack, Amelie Lens, A-Trak, Ben Klock, Bicep, Blond:ish, Boris Brejcha, CamelPhat, Charlotte de Witte, Claptone, Dave Clarke, Dillon Francis, DJ Tennis, DVS1, Ellen Allien, Fatima Yamaha, Fleur Shore, Grandmaster Flash, Hardwell, Helena Hauff, Hernan Cattaneo, HoneyLuv, Hot Since 82, I Hate Models, Jameszoo, Jamie Jones, Jennifer Cardini, Joris Voorn, KI/KI, Kittin, Kölsch, Louie Vega, Maceo Plex, Marcel Dettmann, Marco Carola, Martin Garrix, Miss Monique, Nostalgix, Overmono, Paula Temple, Peggy Gou, Rebekah, Reinier Zonneveld, RØDHÅD, Röyksopp, Sama Abdulhadi, Solomun, Speedy J, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Tiffany Calver, Tinlicker & Metropole Orkest, tINI, The Blessed Madonna, The Martinez Brothers, Todd Terry, Tom Trago, Van Anh, and many, many more.
More info here

ADE Green
The ADE Green program on Friday continues to play a vital role in pushing environmental consciousness, setting the sustainability and social change agenda for events and festivals, and driving new initiatives in the electronic music industry. Artists and institutes including Jayda G, Laidback Luke, Juba, Eli Goldstein, A Greener Future, Julie’s Bicycle, Climate Cleanup Foundation, Mysteryland and the MIT join the program to cover topics such as circular and climate-neutral events, renewable energy, CO2 compensation, social safety in clubs and festivals, mental health and more.
View program here:

The new ADE Startups program
Showcasing the future even further, ADE launches a new startup conference entitled ADE Startups to bring together a broad range of music & tech professionals. The new program also introduces The Chorus, a tight-knit community empowering the next generation of innovators. Out of 500 Music Startups, 8 global innovators have been selected by ADE's team of music investors to participate in the community year-through. These 8 startups will present their innovative ideas live on stage, for a true glimpse into the future.
More info here

The Amsterdam Dance Event Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to nurturing electronic music, its culture and its industry worldwide. The organisation devotes itself to stimulating development, innovation and talent, gathering the global industry and laying a foundation for future generations.

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