ADE 2018 – festival program complete


Aaaand it’s a wrap! This year’s edition of Amsterdam Dance Event is ready to present you the full line-up. Now, it’s up to you. Have you bought your tickets? If not, there is still time.

Between the 17th and the 21st of October 2,500 artists and 600 speakers will perform in Amsterdam. The organisers expect to welcome over 400,000 visitors from over 100 countries for the 23rd edition.

Among the latest announced speakers are Jean-Michel Jarre (FR) and Nile Rodgers (US), who will make an appearance in the day program to speak about their career and their musical influence on current day electronic music culture, while the latest announced artists are Amp Fiddler (US), Bizzey (NL), Carl Craig (US), Fenna Fiction (NL), Juan Atkins (US) and Sam Feldt (NL). At this year’s ADE we once again welcome around 2,500 artists in almost 200 venues!

ADE, an initiative of Buma, has grown rapidly in recent years. The organisation hosts 2,500 and 600 speakers in a record-breaking amount of 200 venues. ADE kicks off Wednesday October 17th with the opening concert by Colin Benders and Metropole Orkest and ends with amongst other activities the ADE Hangover, a free festival at the NDSM-wharf.

All announced artists can be found at and Log in and connect your social accounts to find out where your favorites are playing or speaking.

ADE by Day
Night program sorted? Explore the ADE by Day program filled with unmissable places and hidden gems. In addition to the numerous festival nighttime events and the extensive conference and partner program, there is a lot more going on during the daytime. Whether you’re into art, film, gear and instruments, last-minute pop-up events or looking to get in touch with your favorite artists, the ADE Card* is your ticket to all of this. Not convinced yet? Here’s our first shortlist.

*All ADE Card advantages are included in the ADE Pass

Tickets & Passes
Browse the program to find single tickets for the ADE festival events. Looking to visit multiple events in the day and night program? Get the ADE Pass, available here. If you’re travelling from abroad with KLM you will receive a sharp discount on your Pass, or the 2018 ADE x KLM Pack.

Not sure which ticket to buy? Here‘s everything you need to know.

Looking for travel deals? They are sold out and We only have a few ADE Packs (Pass + Hotel) and other options left. Special inquiries? Contact us.

Source: ADE


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