Amsterdam Music Festival’s 2018 edition was the biggest to date
Amsterdam Music Festival (AMF) has become one of the most iconic events in the dance music scene over the years, hosting some of the biggest names in the scene and the annual DJ Mag Top 100 awards. This year’s edition marked the 25th anniversary of the award, which confirmed Martin Garrix as the world’s number 1 DJ. The event was held in a sold-out Johan Cruijff ArenA which provided an incredible crowd and atmosphere right until the end of the festival. More than 40.000 fans coming from 100 countries witnessed and incredible night filled with performances from the finest DJs and the world premiere of ‘Two Is One’ with a special b2b set from David Guetta and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike. Fans who could not attend in person were able to watch the action on the special AMF live stream. AMF TV gave music fans the opportunity to watch the live sets, backstage interviews as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the event. More than 3 million fans from all over the globe tuned into AMF TV to be part of this historic night.
Two Is One was followed by what will possibly be the final Axwell Λ Ingrosso performance, delivering yet another sensational set filled with new music and classic hits. KSHMR also performed a memorable set, driven by his strong, diverse productions and spectacular cinematic visuals to accompany the sound. The crowd reacted incredibly chanting along to his biggest hits, including ‘Secrets’, his collaboration with the legendary Tiësto. His performance was followed by W&W, who played some real crowd pleasers and many of their well festival remixes.
Vini Vici took over from W&W and played a relentless psytrance set which kept the energy levels high throughout while also playing a new upcoming track from the Israeli duo. The closing duties were handed over to Salvatore Ganacci, who entertained the crowd with his on-stage antics and interactions.
Be sure to check out the official after movie on YouTube below to relive this amazing night.