ADE 2024

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Get a glimpse of ADE 2024

ADE 2024

ADE 2024: An Exciting Lineup of Events and Enhancements

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2024 promises to be an unforgettable experience with a range of new additions and returning favorites. With significant moves to ensure the Pro Conference surpasses all expectations, this year will feature new tailor-made matchmaking tools inside the Pro platform, an upgraded Festival Access Map, and three dedicated Pro venues by the canals, including a new Matchmaking Hub. With ADE Pro expanding to a new networking venue, the first big conference topics revealed, and the return of ADE Green, Beats, and BMIM, this year's event is packed with opportunities for industry professionals and music lovers alike.

New Networking Venue: Pulitzer Joins ADE Pro

One of the major enhancements for ADE 2024 is the addition of Pulitzer Amsterdam as the new Matchmaking Hub. This venue will host a series of dedicated sessions aimed at connecting the 9,000+ ADE Pro members. Located in the canals area, Pulitzer will provide an ideal setting for networking and forging new industry connections.

Key Conference Topics Unveiled

ADE Pro 2024 will continue to explore the strategies, opportunities, and responsibilities that shape the music industry both locally and globally. The first major topics for this year’s conference include:

  • State of Independence: This topic will explore the viability of working without a label, guiding artists through the next phase of musical and creative independence.
  • The Future of Live: Addressing the challenges and opportunities within the live music scene, this discussion will focus on how festivals and clubs can thrive and where live experiences are innovating.
  • Focus on the African Music & Nightlife Scene: In collaboration with Nigerian-based platform Homecoming, this topic will bring African-facing curation from various regions of the continent to the ADE Pro conference.

Prominent Speakers and Participants

ADE Pro 2024 will feature an impressive lineup of speakers and participants, including:

  • Timbaland
  • Martin Garrix
  • Grace Ladoja
  • Laurent Garnier
  • fabric London
  • Ma Dukes

Sustainability and Social Impact: ADE Green

Returning on October 18th, ADE Green will once again serve as the pioneering platform for innovation in sustainability and social impact within the music industry. Attendees can look forward to insightful discussions and initiatives aimed at making the industry more sustainable.

ADE Beats and BMIM Return

The international conference for hip hop, bass, and beats, ADE Beats, will be making a comeback, promising to be a highlight for fans and professionals in these genres. Additionally, Buma Music in Motion (BMIM) will return, bringing together media-music's most exciting thinkers, movers, and shakers.

Exciting Festival Additions

The ADE Festival lineup is growing with exciting new additions. Martin Garrix has been announced as the first AMF headline act. Awakenings will feature Marlon Hoffstadt and Four Tet at the Gashouder, while Free Your Mind returns to AFAS Live with Klangkuenstler. Melkweg will see the return of Dave Clarke Invites and Oliver Heldens' night, and Paradiso has added Barry Can’t Swim and Skream & Benga to their lineup. Other notable returns include Into the Woods and Dockyard, celebrating its 10th edition.

Arts & Culture Collaboration

Building on last year's successful opening, the Rijksmuseum will collaborate with Elias Mazian's Private Hearts for another significant contribution to the ADE Arts & Culture program. Details about this collaboration will be revealed soon, promising to add a unique cultural dimension to this year's event.

Confirmed Venues

The confirmed venues for ADE 2024 include: Melkweg, Paradiso, Gashouder, Johan Cruijff ArenA, NDSM, Ziggo Dome, AFAS Live, Havenpark

ADE Festival — Latest Confirmed Events

  • Awakenings Upclose: Featuring Marlon Hoffstadt, Four Tet, and more TBA
  • Tomorrowland presents: Our Story 2024 at Ziggo Dome: Secret lineup
  • Speedy J: STOOR
  • AMF: Featuring Martin Garrix and more TBA
  • ADE Opening Concert at Melkweg: Celebrating 50 years of J Dilla
  • DGTL - ADE Concerts: Featuring Caribou, Nils Frahm, and more TBA
  • Oi! presents Skream b2b Benga & more: Featuring Skream & Benga
  • Dave Clarke Invites: Featuring Adriana Lopez, Ash Code (live), Brutuzz, Curses (live), Dave Clarke, Len Faki, Lizz V, DJ Mell G, Octave One (live), Paula Temple, and Zanias (live)
  • Unreal x Free Your Mind: Klangkuenstler All Night Long
  • Barry Can't Swim @ Paradiso
  • Hospitality
  • STMPD Label Night
  • Into the Woods
  • Oliver Heldens at Melkweg
  • Dockyard 10 Years

Secure Your Pro Pass Now

With the Early Bird phase #2 nearly sold out, now is the time to secure your Pro Pass before rates increase. This pass will provide access to all the exciting events, sessions, and networking opportunities ADE 2024 has to offer.

Don’t miss out on this year's ADE – an event that continues to set the standard for innovation and excellence in the music industry.


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