The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest festival and the most important global business conference for electronic music, announced its second selection of artists today. Among them are Amelie Lens (BE), Axwell / Ingrosso (SE), Broederliefde (NL), CIFIKA (KR), Kiasmos (IS), Oliver Heldens (NL), Ricardo Villalobos (CL) and Sasha (UK).
With seven weeks left to go, ADE, an initiative of Buma, has nearly completed its festival program. From October 17th through October 21st, the organization expects over 2500 artists in a record-breaking 200 locations, making Amsterdam the epicentre of the global electronic music industry for five straight days.
Alongside the previously announced focus on South Korea, this year’s edition also pays tribute to 30 Years of Dutch Dance in both its day and night program. This autumn marks the exact 30th anniversary of when the new wave of music started its rich history. The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) kicks off on Wednesday, October 17th with an opening concert that this year features Colin Benders and the Metropole Orkest. The organization expects over 400.000 visitors from both national and global backgrounds for its 23rd edition.
Among the second wave of confirmed artists are:
808 State (UK), ACE1 (JP), Adam Beyer (SE), Agar Agar (FR), Agoria (FR), Amelie Lens (BE), Amy Root (NL), Anna (BR), Andrew Weatherall (UK), Anja Schneider (DE), Antal (NL), Animistic Beliefs (NL), Anthony Parasole (US), Arp Frique (NL), ATEQ (DE), Avalon Emerson (US), Awesome Tapes From Africa (US), Axel Boman (SE), Axwell / Ingrosso (SE), Baris K (TR), Bassjackers (NL), Blawan (UK), Bob Sinclar (FR), Bokoesam (NL), Boo Williams (US), Broederliefde (NL), Bruxas (NL), Call Super (UK), Carnage (US), CIFIKA (KR), D-Block & S-Te-Fan (NL), Dâm-Funk (US), Detroit Swindle (NL), DJ Bone (US), Dj Boring (AU), DJ Nobu (JP), DJ Stingray 313 (US), Dr. Rubinstein (DE), Edward (DE), Eefje de Visser (NL), Efdemin (DE), Etapp Kyle (UA) FJAAK (DE), Fedde Le Grand (NL), Feed Me (UK), Gerd Janson (DE), GoldFish (ZA), GOOSE (BE), Gregor Salto (NL), Gui Boratto (BR), Haiku Hands (AU), Headhunterz (NL), Hernan Cattaneo (AR), Honey Dijon (US), Hunee (DE), I-F (NL), Idiotape (KR), Inga Mauer (RU), Jameszoo Quartet (NL), Jayda G (CA), Jensen Interceptor (AU), John Talabot (ES), Joost van Bellen (NL), Josylvio (NL), Julian Jordan (NL), Karenn (UK), Kenny Dope (US), Kevin Saunderson (US), Kiasmos (IS), Konstantin (DE), KSHMR (US), Lena Willikens (DE), Lil’ Kleine (NL), Loco Dice (DE), Low Steppa (UK), Lucas & Steve (NL), Lyzza (NL), Map.ache (DE), Marcel Dettmann (DE), Max Abysmal (NL), Max Cooper (UK), Mehmet Aslan (CH), MEUTE (DE), Michael Mayer (DE), Miss Kittin (FR), Modeselektor (DE), Modestep (UK), Molly (FR), Moody Mehran (NL), Motor City Drum Ensemble (DE), Mount Kimbie (UK), Mr. Wix (NL), Nakadia (TH), Neel (IT), Netsky (BE), Noisia (NL), N’to (FR), OBJECT BLUE (CN), Oliver Heldens (NL), Oceanic (NL), Optimo (UK), Or:la (UK), Orpheu The Wizard (NL), Pachanga Boys (MX), Paquita Gordon (IT), Paul Kalkbrenner (DE), Pegboard Nerds (NO), Phaeleh (KR), Prins Thomas (NO), Project One (NL), Raiden (KR), Rebolledo (MX), Red Axes (IL), Ricardo Villalobos (CL), Rinaly (JP), Robert Hood (US), Roisin Murphy (UK), Roman Flügel (DE), Romare (UK), Ron Morelli (US), Saagara (IN), San Holo (NL), Sandrien (NL), Shanti Celeste (CL), Sasha (UK), Seth Troxler (US), Sevn Alias (NL), Soichi Terada (JP), SOPHIE (UK), Space Dimension Controller (UK), Steven de Peven (BE), Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano (NL), Surgeon (UK), The Mauskovic Dance Band (NL), Tiga (CA), Tijana T (RS), Tsepo (NL), Vladimir Ivkovic (DE), Volvox (US), W&W (NL), Wildstylez (NL), Woody’92 (NL), Yallah! Yallah! (NL), Yellow Claw (NL) & Zip (DE).
More than a festival