The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest festival and the most important global business conference for electronic music, announces its second selection of artists. 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.