5 days, 3 venues, 1 music Festival. Or what is officially the biggest concept ever done in the Netherlands, which is coming to you this autumn, during Amsterdam Dance Event week from the 19th to 23rd of October.
Amsterdam Music Festival started up in 2013 as a collaboration of the 2 biggest Dutch dance music event companies. With its 2 editions already in the books, it has showcased yet again why Amsterdam is the global epicenter of dance music. AMF has earned its spot in the ground-breaking Amsterdam Dance Event annual program, having hosted the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs awards and has sold out its home – Amsterdam ArenA, all since its existence, making it what is proven to be one of the most iconic dance music indoor movements. On it’s 3rd anniversary the festival goes bigger, better… and well, even BIGGER.
AMF 2016 will be a gathering of 9 different concepts, spread across 5 days during ADE week, all under the umbrella of what is currently the biggest Dutch indoor festival.
Kicking off on Wednesday, October 19th, Amsterdam Music Festival will be yet again the host of the annual DJ Mag Top 100 DJ’s awards. Whilst the ceremony was held during the party itself, this time actual glamour will come in play, featuring an official red carpet and an actual awards show. What better way to kick off the most important week for the dance industry, than to celebrate the elite of DJs gathered in one place. The event will be held at the iconic Heineken Music Hall, where doors will open at 10 PM. For more information check out the event page. Relive the coronation of Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike last year, as well as their first set as Number 1 DJs in the world.
For a third consecutive year, ADE & HMH will be hosts to the extremely successful Revealed Recordings signature night. Featuring label boss Hardwell himself, fans will be able to experience some of the best rising talents of one of the most successful labels in the world. Tickets go out on sale on June 24th and are expected to sell out in a matter of hours. For lineup announcement & ticket info check out the event page. Relive the 2015 edition here:
Friday Night will be sharing a unique experience for all old & new fans of Tiesto. For the first time in over 3 years, the dutch DJ & producer will be hosting his own night in his home country of Holland. Celebrating the 500th edition of his legendary Club Life Radioshow, Tijs will be playing an exclusive, one time only 6 hours set. Home of this unique event will be the Ziggo Dome and we are to expect a journey through Tiesto’s whole career (classics, wink wink!). Join the event here & get yourself a pre-sale ticket which is already available for purchase.
This will not be the only event happening on this day, as Heineken Music Hall will be the home of something different. Though there is still no information about this one, the one thing we know is that we will be going deeper. Keep an eye on the announcement here.
Saturday will be the busiest day on the schedule, hosting 3 parallel events. No AMF is complete without their shows at Amsterdam Arena, the home of the festival since its existence. This year the home of Ajax will be welcoming fans for a day event starting 1PM both on Saturday and Sunday. Lineups are still to be decided, but judging by previous years we are certain there will be nothing to complain about. The organizers promise bigger names (how bigger can they get?), bigger production, bigger stage, tons of effects and lasers for your ultimate experience. Join the events here: Saturday & Sunday.
Once you leave Amsterdam ArenA, you have 2 more options to complete this day full of dancing. The signature Axwell /\ Ingrosso night will once again take place during ADE, this time under the umbrella of Amsterdam Music Festival. The two swedes will be taking over the decks of Heineken Music Hall with one of the most demanded music concepts in the world. Make sure you sign up for the event on facebook here.
If 2 events do not suffice, AMF present a third one at the legendary Ziggo Dome. The collaboration of the festival with the biggest dutch dance radio station – SLAM! FM will be bringing you a more intimate night. One thing is certain – the DJ booth manned by the hottest performers every minute of the night. Join the event here to be the first to know about the lineup as soon as it is announced.
Nearly reaching the end of the most intense 5 days in the European music year, Amsterdam Music Festival will be hosting a special closing night titled AMF & Friends. Held at the Heineken Music Hall, the organizers guarantee it will be the most surprising night of all 9, aiming at finishing it all off with a bang. Expectations are set high by promises this will be like nothing you have ever seen before. Sign up here and wait (im)patiently as excitement slowly starts to kick in.
Whether you have attended Amsterdam Dance Event & AMF before or not, these 9 are sure not to be missed. Start planning your time and experience the most spectacular music week in the world, bringing you the bestest of best Djs&Producers at just one arm’s distance away.