Amsterdam Dance Event

Amsterdam Dance Event

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), an initiative of Buma, is the world’s largest club-based festival and conference for electronic music. The event continues to grow and develop each year, with last year’s edition featuring over 2,500 artists and 550 speakers in a record-breaking 160 venues. The event attracted visitors from over 90 countries over five days featuring every conceivable aspect of electronic music culture.

The ADE Festival features 300 events and 2,000 DJ's over five days in 80 clubs and venues, which together combine to make Amsterdam one of the busiest and most inspiring clubbing cities in the world. The program features the biggest artists on the planet alongside fresh, upcoming talent and everything in between.

There are mixing seminars, sound labs where brands present their newest DJ-ing gears and visitors can try them out. To fully enjoy your visit to ADE you might want to get this book*.

The Program for 2023:

Wednesday October 18:

  • Filth on Acid Demo Drop with Reinier Zonneveld at ADE Lab
  • Awakenings: 9x9 invites ADE

Thursday October 19:

  • Audio Obscura x Cuttin’Headz w/ The Martinez Brothers & more
  • Audio Obscura ADE w/ Chris Stussy, Benny Rodrigues, BELLA, Matisa
  • Awakenings: Adam Beyer presents drumcode
  • OGUZ b2b Farrago @Verknipt ADE

Friday October 20:

  • Audio Obscura x 10Y R LABEL GROUP w/ Kobosil
  • Audio Obscura ADE w/ Mathame, Cassian, Øostil at RAWFACTORY
  • Awakenings: Adriatique presents x ADE

Saturday October 21:

  • OGUZ @ Intercell x SNTS Invites ADE
  • TARAKA and Mysteryland present GORDO at The Loft Amsterdam
  • Joris Voorn presents Spectrum by day Awakenings
  • Audio Obscura x Outlier ADE w/ Bonobo
  • Audio Obscura x Maceo Plex [open to close]
  • Awakenings: Solomun by day
  • Awakenings: ADE Saturday by night

Sunday October 22

  • Mochakk 8h Set @Mediahaven
  • OGUZ @ Verknipt ADE - The Big Closing
  • Awakenings: Reinier Zonneveld Live - ADE b2b special
  • Awakenings: ADE Sunday by day
  • Awakenings: Exhale by Amelie Lens by night
Amsterdam Dance Event

Amsterdam Dance Event

ADE Playground can be found anywhere and everywhere in the city centre during the ADE. It is a unique, dance-related lifestyle program offering five days of film screenings, music hardware presentations, art shows and exhibitions, exclusive fashion offers, interactive talk shows, promotional activities and pop-up musical performances at 25 creative hotspots around the city, including roof-top terraces, clothing shops, and art galleries, as well as outdoor exhibitions and cinemas.

Learn more about the Amsterdam Dance Event

Also, check our list of the best hotels in Amsterdam and book your stay during the event.

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