Editor:  De Redactie • Publication:  01 January 2018



Amsterdam Dance Event 2018

In less than a month the world’s biggest festival for electronic dance music will take place. During Amsterdam Dance Event 2018, from Wednesday October 17 until Sunday October 21 (technically Monday morning 8:00 a.m.), the biggest names in EDM will gather in Amsterdam. Be prepared for five days filled with events, conferences, workshops and the best parties held on some of the most iconic venues in town.

Amsterdam Dance Event 2018

During Amsterdam Dance Event (or ADE) world renowned DJ’s like David Guetta, Martin Garrix and Oliver Heldens will have you dancing the night away. But there is so much more to this festival than just the big names. The always sold out Circoloco x Loveland is a true banger. Or how about an all-nighter from Joris Voorn in Amsterdam Central Station? With over 2.500 artists in almost 200 venues this year’s edition is going to be one to remember.

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Highlights at Amsterdam Dance Event 2018

Wednesday 17/10: ADE Live with Ama Lou, Dâm-Funk, LYZZA, e.a. at Paradiso

ADE Live is a two-day showcase program at Melkweg, Paradiso and Sugar Factory, where upcoming artists get the chance to present themselves. Discover hidden gems playing live during these showcases for music lovers.

7:00 p.m. – 01:00 a.m. | Weteringschans 6-8, Amsterdam

Thursday 18/10: Audio Obscura x Spectrum at Amsterdam Centraal Station

Audio Obscura and Joris Voorn have a special night for you planned in one of the most special locations in town: the Amsterdam Central Station.

10:00 p.m. – 05:00 a.m. | Stationsplein

Friday 19/10: 62 hours – Het Weekend at De School

De School has something special planned. During  Amsterdam Dance Event they will have their party going on for 62 hours straight! From Friday night until Monday morning numerous local and international artists will take the stage. Names include Courtesy, Batu, JASSS, Upsammy, Marcel Dettmann and Eris Drew. Go hard, or go home. Anything is possible.

19/10 11:00 p.m. – 21/10 6:00 a.m. |Doctor Jan van Breemenstraat 1

Saturday 20/10: Circoloco X Loveland at Mediahaven

Are you ready for a ride? Circoloco is returning to Amsterdam Dance Event together with Loveland to celebrate EDM in style. Expect a wild night with names like Seth Troxler, Damian Lazarus and Apollonia.

10:00 p.m. – 07:00 a.m. | Moermanskkade 107

Sunday 21/10: Cuttin’ Headz & FUSE London at Warehouse Elementenstraat

Be ready for a five-hour set from The Martinez Brothers with a secret guest, tiNI, William Djoko, and many more artists performing until the early morning. FUSE London will put up a show with selector supreme Enzo Siragusa joined by residents Archie Hamilton, Rossko, Seb Zito and Rich Nxt.

10:00 p.m. – 08:00 a.m. | Elementenstraat 25

Visit the ADE website for an overview of the day and night program. We’ll be updating and giving you tips on the ADE events that should not be missed throughout the month, so keep an eye on our website!


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