The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest festival and business conference for electronic music, now announced the first selection artists for 2017. Among them are Bonobo, Charlotte de Witte, Colin Benders, GAIA, Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, Martin Garrix, Nina Kraviz, Orbital, Peggy Gou and Richie Hawtin. The organisers expect to welcome a record breaking 400,000 visitors for the 23rd edition.
The five day and night gathering runs from October 17th-21st, 2018 and is the world’s leading festival and conference program, fering an extensive art, film, photography program, alongside music and the latest trends in technology and social good.
In addition to the growth the extensive night program, there is also rapid growth the ADE Beats program, with the audience for hiphop, bass and beats growing year on year. ADE 2017 featured more than 2,500 artists and 550 speakers in a record breaking 160 locations. In previous communications, ADE’s organisers announced that the opening concert with the Metropole Orchestra, the free city festival ADE Hangover and the ADE Hackathon will return to this year’s program. You can have a look at the lineup below!