The Stage Is Set For ADE

The annual electronic music pilgrimage the Amsterdam Dance Event is set to be bigger than ever.

Charlotte Mills McCabe
September 28, 2017

The stage is set and date is just around the corner. The pinnacle of the dance music industry, the ADE/Amsterdam Dance Event 2017 is less than a month away.


‍The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the annual pilgrimage for professionals, enthusiasts and fans of all genres and sub-genres of electronic music. It links the industry with affiliate brands from all spheres with the people who make, perform and listen to club music. From conferences and presentations to full on festival stage and club entertainment, the ADE attracts the biggest and up-and-coming DJ producers as well as record labels, publishers, artist managements, music bloggers and many more. It is one of dance music's calendar essentials for DJs, producers, VJs, stage designers, students and many more. Spanning over a whole major city over five days, the ADE attracts over 4500 conference visitors and 350 000 festival goers from over 75 countries. 

The entertainment side of the ADE will see 2200 artists perform across 120 of the city's live and nightclub venues, playing everything from trance, house, progressive, techno and much more. You can expect to see stages shows from In Trance We TrustProtocolSpinnin and A State of Trance plus many more. DJs include Armin Van Buuren, Cosmic Gate, Menno De Jong, Adam Beyer, Kenny Dope, Todd Terry, Bingo Players, Aly and Fila plus loads more. Pioneers of the electronic music industry Roland will be hosting a stage of their own with Marshall Jefferson, Low Steppa, Rhythm Masters and UK duo Full Intention.

Partners for the event include Pioneer, Absolut, Youtube and KLM, with industry support from the likes of AbletonSpliceMoogSerato and Native Instruments.  

For more information including dates, listings and tickets, visit the official Amsterdam Dance Event/ADE website.

Charlotte Mills McCabe

Co-Founder and Marketing Director of Ascension® Music. Ascension® is the euphoria of the melody, the energy of the build up and the drive of the bassline. Ascension® is the raw emotion that makes music magical. She is the lazer lights in the dark. She is the energy that connects us all with the world around us. Ascension® is the fabrics of our universe and the cells that make us, all dancing to the rhythm of life. We are the Ascensionites.