Amsterdam Dance Event is the biggest dance music conference and event there is. With over 300,000 attendees and over 475 events it can be overwhelming when trying to decide where your time is best spent during the five days. We put together a list of the ten most appealing events you should consider attending. Some are exclusive to ADE card holders, so if you are interested, make sure to check the ‘Info here’ button to find out about entrance fees, times and venues.
10. ADE x SAMSUNG Home (15th October)
“Join us at the brand new ADE x SAMSUNG HOME where you can get the last tickets & official merchandise, enjoy live ADE Radio with loads of great artists dropping by, have a chance at winning great give aways or just relax at the ADE hangout.” Info here.
9. No More Selfies – Get The Picture (18th October)
If you have some spare money and want to escape from music and business for a while, have your portrait drawn in a unique and inspiring way, Info here.
8. Chase & Status – Behind The Machine (18th October)
On of the most influential British bands of the decade, get an inside look into their most recent tour. Info here.
7. Underground Source Recordings Label Showcase (15th October)
Raw Underground presents the Underground Source Records label showcase. USR has been around for years and is a starting point for many new and upcoming artists. USR comes to Amsterdam for the first time with a promising selection of artists. Info here.
6. All Gone Pete Tong (16th October)
The internationally renowned brand visits ADE for it’s third consecutive year, bringing AMINE Edge, Tube & Berger and many more along for the journey. Info here.
5. ADE Ableton Playground (16th October)
Talks, performances, masterclasses, Live 9 and Push workshops as well as the chance to network with fellow Ableton enthusiasts and certified trainers.Info here.
4. I Want A Reaction Dammit! (18th October)
A forward thinking discussion about the current state of digital promos and how to get your music heard. Words from Dave Clarke, Paul Hamill of Inflyte and Terry Weerasinghe, Marketing Director at Beatport. Info here.
3. ADE X Off Recordings X The Fresh Kids & Friends X Studio/K (16th October)
10 euro, 10 hours, 15 DJs. Everyone from Andre Crom to Robosonic. Info here.
2. Joris Voorn & Friends (17th October)
Joris Voorn, Hot Since 82, Joran Van Pol, Maya Jane Coles and Pan-Pot all appear for 10 hours of techno, what’s not to like. Info here.
1. MusicTalks: Hans Zimmer
Arguably the most prolific composer of the past few decade, scoring feature films such as Inception, The Dark Knight, 12 Year A Slave and Interstellar, there’s a good chance you’ve enjoyed the work of German film composer ‘Hans Zimmer’. Having won four grammy awards, two golden globes and an academy award for his work, the Hans Zimmer MusicTalk is one event you should have at the top of your ADE bucket list! Info here.