Amsterdam Dance Event 2023
The vibrant energy of the 28th edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has gracefully concluded. Over the course of this electrifying event, the city of Amsterdam transformed into a dynamic epicenter for the global electronic music community. With a staggering presence of over 2,900 artists, spanning across 1,000+ events and initiatives dispersed throughout 200 distinctive locations, the ADE proved itself yet again as a pivotal moment in the world of electronic music.
Notably, ADE recorded an astounding 500,000 global visitors and sold 650,000 tickets, solidifying its status as a global phenomenon.
ADE is renowned for its role as the foremost hub for electronic music culture and talent. This year's program offered a wide spectrum of electronic music subgenres, live performances, and a blend of art and culture, emphasizing diversity and inclusivity.
One of the standout highlights was the electrifying performance by Martin Garrix at RAI. Together with his extraordinary team, they crafted an unforgettable show that catapulted the audience into another dimension of music and spectacle. The performance was nothing short of breathtaking, showcasing the true potential of Garrix and his creative partners. Stmpd Rcrds, Martin Garrix's record label, hosted a Label Night featuring all the exceptional artists signed to the label. The demand was incredible, with both the Label Night and the RAI performances selling out within seconds. Approximately 40,000 fans gathered at the RAI Arena to bask in the musical brilliance of Martin Garrix.
Besides the multitude of sold-out festival events, the ADE Pro Conference stood out this year by extending its program to four full days. This expansion allowed the conference to bring together influential global artists and companies to discuss the strategies, opportunities, and responsibilities that shape the music industry, making it an essential part of this monumental event.