ADE announces second wave of artists

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. 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 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.

With more than 100 new names announced, the second wave of artists is spearheaded by the likes of Amelie Lens, Axwell /\ Ingrosso, Bob SinclairBroederliefde, CIFIKA, Fedde Le Grand, Kiasmos, Oliver Heldens, Paul KalkbrennerPegboard Nerds, Ricardo Villalobos, Sasha and Wildstylez.

For more information, see the ADE website.


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