Every year the Amsterdam Dance Event is getting bigger and bigger. This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary of ADE. The Amsterdam Dance Event 2016 takes place from the 19th to the 23rd of October and is turning Amsterdam in to the electronic dance music epicentrum of the world. Are you planning to visit the Amsterdam Dance Event please take a look at this page and find out some cool highlights about the ADE and some tips on finding your hotel in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam Dance event is hosting a lot of eventS
The Amsterdam Dance Event is the most famous electronic music conference worldwide. Every year the Amsterdam Dance Event attracts hundreds of thousands of electronic dance music lovers from all over the world. ADE offers a full program of daytime conferences and throws the hottest parties at night. The Amsterdam Dance Event features 450+ events, 2.000+ artists in over a hundred clubs and venues. DJ Mag will also take over the Heineken Music Hall to present the new number one DJ of the world, on Wednesday the 19th of October, during their yearly awards ceremony of the DJ Mag Top 100 poll.
Secure your night rest During the Amsterdam Dance Event!
Are you planning to stay in Amsterdam during the Amsterdam Dance Event than we advice you to book your hotel in advance. Close to the event the hotels will be fully booked and much more expensive. So please take a look at the available hotels in Amsterdam during ADE and secure your bed for a fair price! Furthermore down you can find the Amsterdam Dance Event highlights!
Highlights of the Amsterdam Dance Event
ADE is the perfect place for the electronic dance music lovers to hear the newest and hottest tracks. The five day lasting festival is offering a variety of parties. You can go to the big parties to spot the big DJ’s or go to an underground party to enjoy the sound of emerging taltents. Dj’s which confirmed coming the Amsterdam: Adam Beyer (SE), Axwell Λ Ingrosso (SE), Ben Klock (DE), Craig David (GB), Dixon (DE), Fedde Le Grand (NL), Gregor Tresher (DE), Hardwell (NL), Jackmaster (GB), Jeff Mills (US), Joris Voorn (NL), Kölsch (DK), Martin Garrix (NL), Maya Jane Coles (GB), Noisia (NL), Rebolledo (MX), Ricardo Villalobos (CL), Richie Hawtin (CA), Seth Troxler (US), Sven Väth (DE), Tale of Us (IT) and Tiësto (NL). For your ease we will shortly highlight some promising events during the Amsterdam Dance Event. A lot of parties are sold out already, looking for tickets the safe way check Ticketswap.
Wednesday 19th of October
On wednesday old-school hero Craig presents TS5 in the Paradiso from 19:00 till 22:00. If you are more into trance you should hit In Trance We Trust in the WesterUnie. More a techno type than maybe you would like Figure Night presented by Awakenings and Len Faki in the Gashouder. As mentioned earlier you can also go the the ceremony of the DJ Mag Top 100 in the Heineken Music Hall here you will probably find the Dutch DJ’s like Hardwell and Afrojack.
Thursday 20th of October
If you find it hard to choose you will have a hard time on thursday. Hardwell is hosting his Revealed night in the Heineken Music Hall. Adam Beyer will host the famous DRUMCODE evening in the Gashouder. Maceo Plex can be found in the Scheepsbouwloods hosting his Mosaic event at DGTL. More into the deephouse? Go to Pleinvrees in the WesterUnie DJ’s like ANDHIM, Worakls and Finnebassen will plays some nice tunes for you!
Friday 21st of October
On Friday Dutch DJ’s Martin Garrix and Tiesto throw their parties in the Amsterdam Rai and Ziggo Dome. Joris Voorn will play at Awakenings in the Gashouder. Are you visiting the Amsterdam Dance Event for famous hot shots like Richie Hatwin, Recondite and Adriatique, than you should definitely visit Enter in the Mediahaven. You can also try Hyte at the Warehouse Elementenstraat featuring Ricardo Villalobos and Seth Troxler.
Saturday 22nd of October
By daylight you can find David Guetta, Hardwell and Alesso in the Amsterdam Arena during the Amsterdam Music Festival. More into techno? Than you should visit Dockyard Daytime Festival. During the night there are also a lot of doog parties again. Looking for Axwell /\ Ingrosso by night? You can find them in the Heineken Music Hall! Joseph Capriati, Pan-Pot and Sven Vath can be found in the Gashouder during Awakenings.
Sunday 23rd of October
If you can’t get enough or if you just get started there are some closing parties on sunday. Day and night you can dance at AMF in the Amsterdam Arena. Also Awakenings is closing the Amsterdam Dance Event with Marcel Dettmann and Ben Sims. Nice to visit by daytime is the famous Amsterdam initiative Thuishaven, they are hosting 3 stages with DJ’s like Dennis Ferrer and Karotte.
Amsterdam Dance Event History
To give you some background we provide you with a short recap of the history of ADE. The Amsterdam Dance Event started as a 3 day electronic dance music conference in 1996. Initially the daytime conference was held in “De Balie” and back in the day Paradiso, Melkweg and Club Escape where the only 3 clubs featuring the night program. Duet o the popularity of electronic dance music and the importance of our famous dutch DJ’s like Afrojack, Hardwell, Armin van Buuren and Tiesto the Amsterdam Dance Event becomes one of the most important electronic music conferences worldwide 20 years later.