ADE 2022 is less than a week away. The world’s largest club festival and influential conference for electronic music kick off next Wednesday, October 19th. Amsterdam will be the epicenter of the global electronic music scene for five days and nights. We recently posted a guide with all the must-see events this year.
New additions to the festival include Avalon Emerson, Chuckie, Cata.Pirata, DJ Marcelle , Hyperaktivist, Kölsch, Lion Kojo, Mama Snake, Nicky Romero, Oishī , Peggy Gou, Skin on Skin, Tijana T, and many others.
Recently confirmed events include the A’DAM Toren lineup with over 25 events in a single building, an indoor ADE edition of Milkshake Festival, as well as events at Koepelkerk, and new venues including The Other Side and Yellow House. ADE 2022 will close on Sunday with, among others, the free-to-access ADE Hangover at the NDSM wharf.
Alongside the festival, the ADE Arts & Culture daytime program returns for its second edition. Exploring the crossovers between art and electronic music, the program will also highlight mental health and well-being. Nxt Museum and Transmoderna present three nights of audiovisual dance culture.
This year also marks the launch of the new ADE Lab program, a talent development program focused on aspiring producers and professionals, with key players in the industry taking part in masterclasses, Q&As and studio sessions. Alberta Balsam, B Jones, Carl Cox, Ellen Allien, KINK, Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein (Composers Stranger Things), Nicky Romero, Peggy Gou, Portrait XO, Reinier Zonneveld, Richie Hawtin, San Holo, SHERELLE, Tom Trago, and others. Visitors can also obtain inside knowledge from global platforms such as TikTok, Spotify, YouTube, Armada Music, ID&T, KNTXT and Spinnin’ Records.
The full program is available here and the ADE Pro Pass is available here.