Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest festival and business conference for electronic music, announces the second wave of artists for 2019. Among them are Avalon Emerson (US), Apparat (DE), Carista (NL), Carl Craig (US), Colin Benders (NL), Floorplan (US), Jayda G (CA), Jeremy Underground (FR), Maya Jane Coles (GB), Peggy Gou (KR), rRoxymore (FR), San Holo (NL), Sam Feldt (NL), upsammy (NL) and Vladimir Ivkovic (RS). The organisers expect to welcome 400,000 visitors from more than 100 countries for the 24th edition.
The five day and night gathering runs from October 16th-20th, 2019 and is the world’s most extensive festival and conference program for electronic music, offering a broad range of art, film, photography, alongside music and the latest trends in technology and social good.
Alongside the popularity of the night and day program from national and international visitors, the organisers see growing interest in the ADE Sound Lab conference, the daytime cultural activities and the live electronic music and sustainability focuses in both the festival and conference program. ADE’s organizers expect to welcome more than 2,500 artists and 600 speakers in almost 200 locations.
ADE’s organizers have previously announced France as the 2019 Focus Country, that the opening concert will feature SOHN & Metropole Orkest, and ADE LIVE and ADE Green will return to this year’s program. ADE closes on Sunday with the ADE Hangover, a free outdoor event at NDSM-wharf with a wide range of activities for all age groups including live music, a vinyl market, and theater.
The latest announced conference speakers include Ukrainian artist and label owner Nastia (UA), DEAG’s Detlef Kornett (DE), ID&T founder Duncan Stutterheim (NL) producer/DJ Hannah Wants (GB), early AKAI MPC innovator Roger Linn (US), global music rights clearance expert Deborah Mannis-Gardner (US), Phase One Network Inc. CEO Frank Babar (US), award-winning African hip hop Artist Gigi LaMayne (SA), artist and label owner Elena Colombi (IT), Elrow Family’s Jo Vidler (GB) and noted hardstyle artist William Rebergen aka Headhunterz (NL). They join the already announced Amazon Chief Technology Officer Dr. Werner Vogels (NL), Lisa Ellis (US), Soundcloud’s global head of music and artist relations, Group Vice President of Tencent Music Entertainment Andy Ng (CN) and head of AEG Studios Raymond Roker (US) amongst others.
The complete festival and conference program will be announced in the coming weeks. Keep up to date with all the ADE news and announcements here: www.amsterdam-dance-event.nl/en/news