Amsterdam Dance Event is back again with yet another stunning lineup of artists partaking in this year’s schedule. As the largest and perhaps most well-known music conference and festival in the world, the event never ceases to amaze us with their jam-packed offerings from artists, industry leaders and more.

Taking place this year from October 17-21, 2018 in Amsterdam, the event offers a combination of daytime programming filled with talks and workshops, along with nighttime programming across various venues in the city. It’s a truly eclectic and unique experience for all forms of music lovers, with 550 speakers, over 2,500 artists and 160 locations for the five-day span.

The first artists announced for ADE include Adriatique, Ben Klock, Jamie Jones, Hardwell, Mano Le Touch, Patrice Baumel, Stephan Bodzin, Tale of Us, Pleasurekraft, Tom Trago, KiNK, Floating Points, Maceo Plex and many more.

ADE’s event director, Richard Zjilma, explained:

“We’re almost at the point of reaching the magical 400,000 visitors mark, and we still see lots of opportunities to grow. ADE aims to be a world stage for musical talent and the music industry. With visitors from more than 100 countries now you can confidently claim that Amsterdam is truly the beating heart of the worldwide music industry during ADE, while being at the same time a breading ground for cultural and technological innovation for five days and nights.

You can find the full first wave lineup announcement below.