Jessy Lanza, RÜFÜS, SUUNS and CUT_ are amongst the first acts announced for ADE’s new two-day showcase festival for electronic live-acts

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) announces the launch of ADE Live, a two day showcase program taking place at Melkweg, Paradiso and Sugar Factory, where both festival visitors and industry professionals can explore the very best new electronic acts playing live. The first edition of ADE LIVE takes place on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st of October during ADE, featuring Jessy Lanza, RÜFÜS, SUUNS, River Tiber and CUT_ amongst many others.

Live music has assumed a prominent role in the dance scene in recent times, and every year we see more and more electronic live-acts performing at ADE. To further stimulate this phenomenon, ADE is to provide a stage for rising young talent at legendary venues Melkweg, Paradiso and Sugarfactory.

Adventurous and just plain curious music lovers get to go mano a mano with future stars at ADE LIVE. And for artists, it represents a real possibility of making a name for themselves with the public, bookers, agents and programmers as well as the many other music industry professionals attending ADE.

Artists confirmed to play at the first edition of ADE LIVE are; RÜFÜS, SUUNS, Blanck Mass, Louis Mattrs, CUT_, Pitto live, ZES, Jessy Lanza, Salute, River Tiber, Vuurwerk, Sofie Winterson and Polynation.

Single-day tickets and passe-partouts for both days are available through

Blanck Mass
Louis Mattrs
Pitto live

Jessy Lanza
River Tiber
Sofie Winterson

ADE LIVE is supported by Performing Arts Fund NL.

About ADE
The Amsterdam Dance Event is the global platform for electronic music culture, business and innovation. The festival is the perfect place to spot the latest musical trends and emerging talents, as well as hearing the most recent work of both electronic music pioneers and current superstar acts. In addition to the extensive line-up of the ADE Festival, ADE Playground offers music enthusiasts a large and varied daytime program including exhibitions, in-store promotions, pop-up stores and film screenings all over the city centre. The business aspect of the event (ADE Conference) is recognised as the most important of its kind, presenting a broad range of conferences and networking opportunities that focus on music and technology, VJs & visuals, sustainability, dance & brands, harder dance styles, new talent and the education of students.

The Amsterdam Dance Event takes place from the 19th to 23rd of October, 2016
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The Amsterdam Dance Event is organized by Stichting Amsterdam Dance Event, an initiative of Buma. Official Partner ADE: KPN.