Fun and business during ADE 2017
It is almost time again for the biggest dance event of the year the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). From October 18th up to October 22nd ADE will take over Amsterdam for five days and nights. ADE 2017 consist of three different parts: conference, festival, and playground. We will explain all three parts below so that you can visit the festival thoroughly prepared.
Festivals all over the place
The festival part of ADE attracts 375,000 visitors from all over the globe each year. 120 of Amsterdam’s music and nightlife venues are devoted to ADE and host shows every night. Big sites host large-scale events with famous artists. In AFAS Live, for example, you can see Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, and the Amsterdam Arena will host the biggest event of the ADE: Amsterdam Music Festival with names like Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, and David Guetta. Smaller venues like the Melkweg and Bitterzoet host smaller parties. But that doesn’t make them any less enjoyable. There is something for everybody. The entire spectrum of the electronic dance genre will be covered.
Conferences at Amsterdam Dance Event 2017
Amsterdam Dance Event 2017 is not just fun, it also means business. Professionals in the electronic music industry from all over the world flock to Amsterdam this October to network and exchange ideas. The conferences of the Amsterdam Dance Event 2017 include high-profile key-note speakers like Nadya Tolokonnikova from Pussy Riot, Gary Numan, Chris Monaco and The Stone Twins. The events are filled with inspiring examples, revolutionary ideas, interviews with musicians and chances to meet and networks with the entrepreneurs in the electronic music business. If you want to stay up-to-date on everything concerning dance music, Amsterdam Dance Event 2017 got you covered.
Playground during the daytime
The playground consists of activities during the daytime of the ADE. Most activities are free, and they are scattered across the five main districts of Amsterdam. They take place in historical locations and unique venues. You can visit exhibitions about dance music, watch a documentary, follow a master class or see an artist MusicTalks. Surprise performances are also included and highly anticipated during ADE. Don’t miss out on the biggest dance event of the year and join us during ADE 2017!