Amsterdam Dance Event Announce First Acts

The first wave artists for this October’s Amsterdam Dance Event have been announced. 

The 18th edition of the music festival cum industry conference takes place from 16th to 20th October and as ever it promises to be huge. Incorporating appearances from than 2,000 DJ’s/Performers at over 400 events in more than 90 venues, ADE is the largest event of its kind in Europe and a huge date in the electronic music calendar. Acts announced so far include Carl Craig, Moderat, Karenn, Dave Clarke and Richie Hawtin, with many more to be announced prior to the festival.

In addition to the many sets and performances, ADE also features the ADE Playground and the ADE Conference. The former is a series of day time events which transform city locations by hosting a series of instore performances, studio sessions, production workshops and exclusive clothing lines. The latter meanwhile, is a series of talks and forums with speakers such as Nile Rodgers and Dave Smith confirmed so far.

More information and tickets for the event can be found on the official Amsterdam Dance Event website, whilst you can watch the official video of last year’s event below.