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"Our concept of events, and the events we partner with under the GDE rainbow and official Amsterdam Dance Event program, all have a clear message in opposition to racism, gender discrimination and homophobia. We are committed to continue our global and international impact at the world's biggest electronic music festival. "
Elliott Matos & Benjamin Aillery (GDE Founders)
Women of House is an event featuring a large variety of female DJs in different music styles, known and unknown, This event aims to highlight and present the vast supply of female DJs around the globe.
Dance music has no excuse for being a boys' club. Although female DJs don't always get their due in a patriarchal industry, there is no shortage of women who can hold their own behind the turntables, from seasoned veterans to rising stars.
Inspired by Frankie Knuckles' NYC residency at the Sound Factory Bar & Frankie's brilliant remix of "The Pressure" by Sounds of Blackness, we have nurtured this very BLACK soulful house idea into a night dedicated to the Underground house and techno music sounds that came to be the vanguard of the club culture on dance floors that we experience today. The DJs for this night are American, Europeans and African djs. Each has made their own mark in the music industry of today.
Our Love is History is an ode to dancefloors and club cults In Amsterdam. It is a story telling presentation with photos, videos, music from 1968 to today - by Steve Malenka (RoXY).
Embrace is a live streaming event in partnership with ADE Live broadcasting during ADE festival on www.amsterdam-dance-event.com/ADELive . It is a unique sensation sent to the world via video and sound broadcast with some of the finest artists and djs sets. We work with live-broadcast streaming recording experts companies to assure the perfect quality of sound and image reaches the streaming sites.
Gay men and women have always been in the forefront of dance music. From the early days of 70's disco to the 90s Love Generation of house and techno, the LGBT community have lead the way. It was not once uncommon that gay clubs of the 70s, 80s and 90s were frequently visited by those yearning to hear new music - music or talents that would not break out to the mainstream world for months or years later to become hits on the Billboard charts worldwide. Our GDE line up come from the inclusive worldwide dance music scenes where all genders and sexualities are welcome.
Resurrection Club Cults, Music, documentary and Visual. Our night clubs cultural heritage, what keeps those dance floor burning!
We are presenting an artists showcase and line up from some of the best resident djs from Miami most trendy locations to Ibiza most wanted clubs, teaming up with Ibiza Sensations, Colors of Ibiza, Scandal Ibiza and Barsecco Miami. The perfect chill out closing event and cocktail bar to relax on Sunday after an incredible ADE week. Feel the vibes and join us on a journey to music and spirituality.
Relax and enjoy Amsterdam Dance Event city vibe, watch and listen to one of your favorite Dj on board. Amsterdam cruise by Starboard will show you the city we love in absolute luxury and style. Relax as you float along the city’s UNESCO-listed canals. Look out for landmarks and authentic Amsterdam houses, what’s making our city just unique.
We proudly present onboard Leisure Music, this fine music label, with some organic house from down tempo melodic techno to more organic and progressive beats. Live acoustic, vocals and a world music twist to their music production. Leisure Music Productions is an independent music label interested in reaching people around the world to bring them the best quality sound.
Keep on dancing and keep it underground! International Dance Music Icon, Ultra Nate, brings the Deep Sugar party to ADE yearly with an insane line up of artists and singers.
Drum Nation is a biweekly radio podcast and yearly Winter Music Conference Event organized by Midnight Society and Soundgrooves Records. The music ranges from house, techno, nu-disco, classic disco and house, and pop remixes old and new, but always fresh.
Terri B! joins forces with Carrillo Music to host House My Disco!, a night of performances of selected label artists. The American artist is widely known for her authentic vocals and has shared the stage with many DJ’s. Aside from performances by Terri B!, House My Disco includes several showcases by local and international artists, like the iconic The Weather Girls who performed during 2018 edition from House My Disco. This Grammy nominated duo have sold over six million records worldwide and are known for “It’s Raining Men” and many other hits.
A queer community based event for LGBTQIA+ where everyone is welcomed. Queer events are an important aspect of the club culture today, therefore we are producing Lesbique, one of Amsterdam biggest Queer events. The national artists invited were not yet part of ADE and are now added to our partners.
PARADISE EXPRESS is a celebration of dance music & the dancefloors that made them that unforgettable experience in our lives. A traveling nightclub, an express train to paradise, creating a groove for the clubs, bars and dancefloors of today. A tribute, a resurrection, a celebration of the garage, disco, house, dance music of New York City, London, Cologne & Amsterdam from 1972 to 2015 & beyond. We of Paradise Express aim to promote a musical dance floor journey! Our Motto is "JUST GET ON BOARD & DANCE”
This label night from Japan, we are inviting for the first time to ADE, with artists who were not yet on the ADE website and will join for the first time, traveling from Japan, Italy and the United Kingdom.
House Stars & Goody Music Radio showcase Hosted By House Stars Amsterdam. After 5 edition in Miami Music Week and Amsterdam Dance Event we are very happy to organise for the first time together an amazing showcase and broadcast it by Goody Music Radio worldwide with many djs from all part of the world especially Italy, Japan and USA .
French DJ Maud Geffray and Dutch Harpist Lavinia Meijer - who have teamed up for their Philip Glass inspired record - presented the fruits of their collaboration during a live concert on ADE 2018, with violinist Katya Gabeli and DJ Benjamin as their supporting acts.
Gene Farris brings his event to Amsterdam Dance Event
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Ibiza Sensations, Colors of Ibiza, Lovejoy and Scandal Ibiza, join forces to bring the vibes from the white island.
More information soon about this techno label from India presenting a yearly showcase with its artists.
Cece Rogers and special guests
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This event is full of legends. Lenny Fontana's New York based label joins forces with the Queen of House, Barbara Tucker.
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Originally, a concept from label owners Alex Pi and Paul Johnson, but unfortunately with the untimely death of Paul Johnson this event will be a tribute to a leader in our industry. was an American house music DJ and producer. He was known for his self-taught DJ style of house music, mentoring and inspiring younger producers, and for a series of singles, including most notably his 1999 single "Get Get Down", which became a worldwide hit. His passing has shaken the dance industry worldwide. This tribute party will bring his friends and family together to celebrate his life
Afro Acid & We Jack present Acid Jack. Afro Acid is the brainchild of Acid House creator DJ Pierre. It's not only the name for his label and booking agency—it's a sound. AFRO describes the more organic, house-ier vibe of our selections. Combined with ACID—the raw, gritty, relentless sounds of acid, techno, and jackin beats—you have all the tools to tell a complete story.
Producer and artist Delic is also known as the mastermind behind the legendary music group ‘Opgezwolle’. After a successful decade, he decided to leave the music industry to take the time to teach himself artistic painting while traveling around the globe. This year Delic will present his newest multidimensional project together with artist Huda called ‘LONE WOLF’ during ADE. . With his latest project, Delic will underline his unique position in the music and art world once again while telling a story about seeking freedom and following your own path as a LONE WOLF. Get yourself ready to escape your daily life and be transported into a different world.
The Cage arrives in Amsterdam, with some of it's finest resident DJs, expect a blending of house, happy music and hits. We are ready to introduce The Cage with our sense of inclusion to make you feel part of our family! We invite you to join our showcase for some colourful and fun moments together! The Cage is one of most colourful party in Italy, hosted twice a month in two locations since 2019, created and founded by Dj and Music Producer Manu P. The Cage radio show weekly keep branding a unique sound and party vibes that will be presenting for the first time during Amsterdam Dance Event.
Klub Melk and Come2Gether presents one of Belgium’s hottest spots for house & techno, they will come2gether and takeover The Web for a networking gig with an outstanding artist line up.
The Balearic Eye will have a two day TECHNO showcase during the Amsterdam Dance Event in Club MSTQ. The Balearic Eye will combine forces with Bubblejam the label of Jon Connor, One Love Records and Tino from Badbeat Las Vegas
Bubblejam will have a two day TECHNO showcase during the Amsterdam Dance Event in Club MSTQ. Bubblejam the label of Jon Connor will combine forces with One Love Records and Tino from Badbeat Las Vegas
A 5hr house music film documentary NYC mid 90s era however, this one picks up where Maestro leaves off and takes us into the 1990s when Masters at Work were producing hit after hit and Francois K’s Body & Soul parties were the center of underground house. Junior Vasquez, Danny Tenaglia, David Morales, Roger Sanchez led the charge ushering in the “new” production talents of Mousse T, Armand Van Helden, and Daft Punk.
The prestigious BACCANALI Parties from Spain, hosted weekly during the summer at first Bora Bora for six seasons consecutive moved to main and biggest night club in San Antonio, Heaven in 2017. Party creators and founders Victor Perez and Vincente Ferrer keep having a significant impact on electronic music in Spain.
After running afterhours in London and parties in France, Italy, Germany for just over 5 years, we thought it was time to start our record label, it is the way forward after our infamous afterhours La Divina based in London. Label Manager, founder, Thomas Galbardi is no stranger to house music and decided it was time to give something back with his flow of innovative focusing on techno and tech-house beats with local and international artists.
Klub Melk presents a techno line-up from some of the best Belgium and internationals artist, joining the showcase with its brands of events and parties, Klub Melk is taking over our new ADE location Blend XL. Techno and melodic techno will be Blended for the very first ADE day adding a new music genre to an historical Amsterdam's location with a large dance floor and bar area. Expect some cutting age music for a great networking gathering.
Let's Blend it : We will present at Blend XL the new ADE location, a showcase and a very special event with one of Amsterdam's finest label, blending live instruments to electronic beats, Suntree Records Lounge and label owner Oded Nir & Friends will present a jam session and live performance for the early hours. We will keep on dancing till late on an house music experience with some of the best soulful house and house music artist presented by Ritual Beats to keep the dance floor burning.
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