Amsterdam Dance Event 2015 Announces First Festival Acts For 20th Anniversary Edition


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The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s biggest club festival and conference for electronic music, today reveals the first selection of artists that will perform from 14 to 18 October. The ADE is preparing for its 20th annual edition with 2,200 performing artists at one hundred of the most diverse venues in Amsterdam. Over 365,000 visitors from all over the world are expected to visit the event this year.

In the past twenty years ADE has grown into a globally renowned platform for the international dance and electronic music scene. The festival is the perfect place to spot the latest musical trends and emerging talents, as well as hearing the most recent work of both electronic music pioneers and leading acts from the mainstream and the underground dance scenes, across every genre of electronic music. In addition to the extensive live line-up of the ADE Festival, the daytime program, ADE Playground, offers music enthusiasts a large and varied program including exhibitions, in-store showcases, tech workshops, pop-up stores and film screenings all over the city centre. The business aspect of the event (ADE Conference) is recognized as the most important of its kind, presenting a broad range of conferences and networking opportunities that focus on music and technology, VJs & visuals, sustainability, dance & brands, new talent and the education of students.

The biggest club festival in the world! 

ADE is the biggest club festival in the world with performances by 2,200 artists at 300 events spread over 100 venues. The five-day music program covers all things electronic music. Currently over 500 artists are confirmed including Adam Beyer, Alesso, Armin Van Buuren, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Dubifre, Hot Since 82, Hardwell, Markus Schulz, Robin Schulz, and Tiesto… just to name a few on the already extensive roster of acts to be seen at ADE this year. Read our review of ADE 2014 for a glimpse of what you can expect at this years 20th ADE!