The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world's leading conference and festival for electronic music, has announced the first names on its line-up.
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the event, which will take place from 20 to 23 October, over a record number of stages.
In total, the event features performances by over 700 artists in front of 100,000 visitors at 44 different venues.
Amongst the first acts confirmed are:
Kelis (US), Armin van Buuren (NL), Sven Väth (DE), Chuckie (NL), Dave Clarke (GB), Sasha (US), Paul van Dyk (DE), Roger Sanchez (US), Joris Voorn (NL), Daniel Haaksman (DE), Boys Noize (DE), Dubfire (US), Richie Hawtin (CA), M.A.N.D.Y. (DE), Riva Star (IT), Adam Beyer (SE), Ida Engberg (SE), Steve Bug (DE), Josh Wink (US), Markus Schulz (DE), Ferry Corsten (NL), Jeff Mills (US), Afrojack (NL), Chris Liebing (DE), Goldfish live (SA), Joost van Bellen (NL), Moodymann (US), Derrick May (US), Sander Kleinenberg (NL), Boemklatsch (NL) , Juan Atkins (US), Ellen Allien (DE), Dr. Lektroluv (BE), Shinedoe (NL), Don Diablo (NL), Flying Lotus (US), Monika Kruse (DE), Nick Warren (GB), Karotte (DE), Radio Slave aka The Machine (DE), Ryan Marciano & Sunnery James (NL), Girl Unit (GB), DJ Yellow (FR), Live: Hercules & Love Affair (US), Live: Tensnake (DE), Boris Werner (NL), Live: Redshape (DE), Dixon (DE), Melon (NL), Sasha Funke (DE), KINK live (BG), Terry Toner (NL), Paul Harris (GB), Lucien Foort (NL), Shermanlogy (NL), Danny Howells (GB), 16 BIT Lolitas (NL), Phonophani (NO), Bart B More (NL), Aeroplane (BE), High Rankin (GB), B.R.U.C.E. live (NL), Willie Wartaal (NL), Bomb The Bass (GB), Matthias Tanzmann (DE), Ekkohaus live (DE), Jesse Rose (GB), San Proper (NL), Michael Mayer (DE), Paul Hazendonk (NL), Leama (GB), Prinz (BE), Green Velvet (US), Full Intention (GB), Abe Duque live (FR), And.ID (Mobilee, DE) live, Einzelkind (DE) , Wareika (DE), Tom Trago (NL), Estroe (NL), 30 Jalabee Cartel (DE), Mark Pritchard (GB), Ambivalent (US), Magda (PL), Anrilov (RU), Arram Mantana (RU), Marco Resmann (GE), Social Disco Club (PT), Michel de Hey (NL), Arjuna Schiks (NL), The Advent live (GB), Heiko Laux (DE), Steve Rachmad (NL), Legowelt (NL), Schlachthofbronx (DE), Alex Dee (FR), ONNO (NL), Ben UFO (GB), Magnetic Man live (GB), 2000 and One (NL), Lorenz Rhode live (DE), Jamie Lewis (CH), Born To Funk (NL), Seamus Haji (GB), Gabriele Baldi (IT), Shapeshifter (NZ), Klipar (PT), James Holden (GB), Kate Wax live (GB), Ahmet Sendil (TR), Patrick Carrara (AE), Daniel Sanchez (NL), The Shapeshifters (GB), Extrawelt live (DE), Darko Esser (NL), Krause live (NL), Kraak & Smaak (NL), Per QX (GB), Dennis Ferrer (US), Ramadanman (GB), Golden Bug (ES), Alexander Kowalski (DE), Lauhaus (NL), The Subs live (BE), Marco Effe (IT), Praslea (PO), Miss Nine (NL), Dimitri (NL), Stephan Bodzin live (DE), Tim Green (GB), Brian Sanhaji (DE) live, Unexist (IT) live, Das Ding (US), Gomes (NL) and many more.
For more information, visit the website here: www.amsterdam-dance-event.nl