From partying in a 5,000-year-old lava tunnel or a 17th-century Balkan fortress, to lakeside gigs, beach raves or an urban dance marathon, here’s a selection of festivals run by teams with years of experience and excellence in the field. You know you won’t be signing up to an empty promise.
Amsterdam based organization DGTL definitely made waves with its earlier celebrations in Barcelona, Tel Aviv, Sao Paulo, and Santiago. This year for the famed Amsterdam Dance Event, they moved back to their classic venue – Scheepsbouwloods to host three very diverse showcases. We had the chance to attend them this year, and it was an experience we will definitely hold on for years to come un...
Listening, it’s hard to envisage, but Markus Schulz’s most “up” album to date – originated from a remarkably dark place. With his seventh long-player out now, the DJ / Producer / Songwriter took the opportunity to share insights into the album’s production path and what lay in its bedrock.
From one-to-watch to a leader of the pack, Julian Jordan’s rapid ascent through the dance music world has been something to behold. It’s no surprise given the fresh quality of his productions, which always surprise and delight in equal measures. Not beholden to tired formulas or following the latest trend, he instead paves his own way with innovative rhythms, atypical riffs, and endlessly inventiv...
The 23rd edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has come to an end in the early hours of Monday morning. For the first time, ADE welcomed over 400,000 visitors from more than 100 countries for an extensive day and night program featuring over 1000 events and leading artists and speakers from around the world.
ADE, the annual electronic music conference held in Amsterdam, was elevated to new heights as iconic DJ Armin van Buuren surprised fans and media with a special concert 60 meters above the ground in a very unique setting in the Dutch capital. Armin was joined by fans in a crane with a specially built DJ booth and gave them a one-of-a-kind music experience.
Since its inception in 2009, Tiesto’s Musical Freedom has been celebrated as one of the most respected dance labels in the industry. To mark the label’s sustained success – success that has delivered international hits from the likes of Bassjackers, Quintino, Oliver Heldens, Mike Williams and many more – Musical Freedom will bring its first-ever label showcase to Amsterdam Dance Event 2018 for a s...
The all-ages ADE-show by Hardwell and the Metropole Orkest taking place on Thursday, October 18th at the Amsterdam Ziggo Dome during ADE is sold-out. The last remaining tickets are available now on TicketSwap. Whilst Hardwell has decided to offer a special Golden Ticket including Meet & Greet to a lucky winner!
It’s that time of the year again when everyone heads to Amsterdam to get their yearly dose of music along with socializing with other prominent people from the music industry. The perfect amalgamation of business and pleasure we may say?
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