The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has just released the first selection of confirmed artists that are scheduled for the upcoming edition. The sixteenth edition of the ADE, which takes place from 19 to 22 October, promises to be the biggest to date with a varied and extensive international programming in a record breaking 52 venues around Amsterdam. In the past sixteen years the ADE has become the most important showcase festival and conference for electronic music in the world. For the upcoming edition the organization expects more than 130,000 visitors, of which 25,000 are from all across Europe.
Headlines for the next edition include Grammy Award winner Afrojack (NL), who scored a number one hit in America recently, the world tour of Richie Hawtin’s (CA) new Plastikman 1.5 show superstar David Guetta (FR), techno legend Carl Cox (US) and the current number one DJ in the world Armin van Buuren (NL).
Other confirmed acts:
2000 and One (NL), Aeroplane (BE), Afrojack (NL), Alex Flatner (DE), Ambush (US), Âme (DE), Andrew Weatherall (GB), Annie Mac (GB), Anton Pieete (NL), Apparat (DE), Applescal (NL), Armin van Buuren (NL), Bart Skils (NL), Ben Klock (DE), Boemklatsch (NL), Boris Werner & William Kouam Djoko (NL), Brodinski (FR), Caribou (CA), Carl Cox (GB), Carl Craig (US), Chocolate Puma (NL), Chris Liebing (DE), Christian Varela (ES), Crookers (IT), Culoe De Song (SA), Daniel Miller (GB), Dave Clarke (GB), David Guetta (FR), David Morales (US), Dennis Ferrer (US), Derrick May (US), Detroit Grand Pubahs (US), Dimitri Kneppers (NL), Dixon (Innervisions, DE), DJ Judge Jules (GB), DJ Kypski (NL), DJ Simon Patterson (GB), Dubfire (IR), Ellen Allien (DE), Eskmo (US), Fake Blood (GB), Fedde le Grand (NL), Ferry Corsten (NL), Flowing (DE), Frankie Knuckles (US), Funkerman (NL), Goldfish (SA), Goldie (GB), Gregor Tresher (DE), Groove Armada presents ‘Red Light’ (GB), Guy J (IL), Heiko Laux (DE), Henrik Schwarz (DE), Hudson Mohawke (GB), Industrialyzer LIVE (PT), James Holden (GB), Jaxx da Fishworks (JP), John Dahlback (SE), John Digweed (GB), Jon Rundell (GB), Joost van Bellen (NL), Joris Voorn (NL), Kaiserdisco (DE), Karotte (DE), Kate Wax (CH), Kenny Dope (US), Kenny Larkin (US), Kettel (NL), Kyle Hall (US), Lone live (GB), M.A.N.D.Y. (DE), Makam (NL), Marcel Dettmann (DE), Martyn (US) live, Mason (NL), Matthias Tanzmann (DE), Mauro Picotto (IT), Melon (NL), Michael Mayer (DE), Michel Cleis (CH) , Modeselektor live (DE), Monika Kruse (DE), Mousse T. (DE), Nick Fiurucci (CA), Özgur Can (SE), Palmbomen (NL), Pional (live) (ES), Radioslave (GB), Real el Canario (ES), Richie Hawtin (CA), Rimer London & Cata.Pirata (NL), RipTide (NL), Riva Starr (GB), Robert Owens (US), Ron Carroll (US), Sander Kleinenberg (NL), Sander van Doorn (NL), SebastiAn (FR), Shinedoe (NL), Soul Clap (US), Stephan Bodzin (DE), Steve Bug (DE), Steve Mac (GB), Steve Rachmad (NL), Stonebridge (SE), Sven Väth (DE), The Advent LIVE (GB), The Glitch Mob (US), The Martinez Brothers (US), The Partysquad (NL), The Shapeshifters (GB), Theo Parrish (US), Tom Novy (DE), Tommie Sunshine (US), Tommy Four Seven (GB), Umek vs Beltek (SI), WhoMadeWho live (DK) and many more. In total over 700 acts are scheduled to play the ADE.
Record number of stages
In 2011 the ADE works with a record number of 52 venues around Amsterdam, including Paradiso, Melkweg, Escape, Panama, Air, Chicago Social Club, Heineken Music Hall, Jimmy Woo, Ocean Diva, Studio 80, Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, Supperclub, Trouw and Westerunie. Amongst the locations there are also many first-time locations as Bloc23, bus Museum, Gazz, Havana, House of Rising muzyQ, Minibar, Pand 14, Rust and The Sun.