Amsterdam Dance Event 2018: trance events!

Written by Remco on 1 October 2018 in Events
Amsterdam Dance Event 2018: trance events!
It's October and that means; Amsterdam Dance Event time! ADE welcomes once again around 2,500 artists in almost 200 venues! Here's the trance program.

“Amsterdam is the centre of the global electronic music scene during ADE, a hotbed for cultural and technological innovation,” ADE director Richard Zijlma is quoted in a press release. “It’s amazing to see that thousands of delegates and music enthusiasts are spending more and more time in the city each year.”

In 2017, Amsterdam Dance Event attracted about 7,200 professionals from the electronic music scene and is the biggest club festival in the world with around 395,000 visitors from over 90 countries and over 2,500 DJs and artists from all around the world, playing at about 450 events devided over 140 venues.

And that makes the Amsterdam Dance Event the leading electronic music platform and the biggest club festival in the world for the whole spectrum of electronic sub-genres.


Below a selection of the trance events on this year's ADE:


In Trance We Trust ADE Festival 2018

Celebrating its 20 year anniversary with another spectacular edition: Menno de Jong presents In Trance We Trust during Amsterdam Dance Event, featuring the biggest Trance lineup the worlds leading festival for electronic music has ever seen. No less than 35 artists will be performing on stages presented by esteemed guests AVA, Iboga Records, Outburst and of course host ITWT.

See you in Amsterdam on Wednesday October 17th for something truly incredible at the historic industrial event complex that includes Transformatorhuis, WesterUnie and WesterLiefde.

Event info
Date: Wednesday 17 October 2018
Time: 21:00 - 07:00
Venue: Transformatorhuis, Westerunie & Westerliefde
Address: Klönneplein 4-6, Amsterdam


In Trance We Trust
Adam Ellis
Alex Di Stefano
Bryan Kearney
Cold Blue
John O’Callaghan
Menno de Jong
Paul Oakenfold pres. Perfecto Fluoro
Skylex vs. Casey Rasch

Iboga Records
Captain Hook
Liquid Soul & Ace Ventura pres. Liquid Ace

2nd Phase
David Forbes
Mark Sherry
Richard Durand
Richard Tanselli
Scot Project

Andy Moor
Bjorn Akesson vs. Rinaly
Memory Loss
Sam Laxton
Sam Mitcham
Sheridan Grout


Early Bird € 25 (sold out)
1st Release € 27 (sold out)
2nd Release € 29 (sold out)
3rd Release € 32 (sold out)
Final Release € 35

Tickets for this event are available here


Gaia presents Moons Of Jupiter - ADE Showcase

The two-man front line, DJ/Producer Armin van Buuren and Producer Benno de Goeij (Rank1), have been recording and producing together since the ‘90s. After producing numerous successful albums and a variety of hit singles for Armin van Buuren it was time to form a new group/alter ego called GAIA to captivate the synthesis between old and new and transcend genres.

Gaia will return to the stage to perform an exclusive live set during the ADE. The show that takes place on Wednesday night at the Paradiso which is one of Amsterdam’s finest venues, is an unique opportunity for Gaia fans to see them perform live again. This show is set out to be a spectacular experience that will leave Paradiso shaking on her grounds.

Event info
Date: Wednesday 17 October 2018
Time: 00:00 - 05:00
Venue: Paradiso
Address: Weteringschans 6, 1017 Amsterdam




Tickets for this event are available here


Luminosity ADE Special: A Night Of Unity

This year, like previous ones, Luminosity are plotting a massive line-up for you, who are coming for the Amsterdam Dance Event.

This means lots of great emotions, a little painful feet from dancing and a whole lot of perfect music, smiles and friends around.

Event info
Date: Thursday 18 October 2018
Time: 17:00 - 07:00
Venue: Panama Amsterdam
Address: Oostelijke Handelskade 4, Amsterdam


Ferry Corsten
Alpha 9
Gabriel & Dresden
Saad Ayub
Sied van Riel
Craig Connelly
Maria Healy


Phase 2 tickets €28.50 (sold out)
Phase 3 tickets €33.50

Tickets for this event are available here


Quest4Trance ADE 2018

No matter where in the world you live, in that one special week in October, all dance music lovers are or want to be in Amsterdam. As thousands of them fly in for Amsterdam Dance Event, it’s safe to say that – as a brand - you can’t miss out on this special happening either. To make sure all trance lovers are served plenty of their favorite music style, Quest4Trance happily invites them to the Q4T ADE 2018 special with special long sets. Friday October 19th is the date, the charming KGB Complex is the place.

Trance with a capital T, rocking you with the sounds of Arctic Moon, Darren Porter, Indecent Noise and Tempo Giusto. Next to these gents serving you all shades of uplifting, tech and what else, The Thrillseekers are invited for a classic vinyl set.

Event info
Date: Friday 19 October 2018
Time: 20:00 - 06:00
Venue: Kauwgomballenfabriek
Address: Willem Fenengastraat 4, Amsterdam


Arctic Moon
Darren Porter
Indecent Noise
Tempo Giusto
The Thrillseekers


€ 21,00 

Tickets for this event are available here


Luminosity pres. Paul van Dyk

For the first time ever does Luminosity host TWO events for Amsterdam Dance Event. This will be a very special event with amazing line-up as always.

Event info
Date: Friday 19 October 2018
Time: 21:00 - 07:00
Venue: Panama Amsterdam
Address: Oostelijke Handelskade 4, Amsterdam


Main Room:
21:00 - 22:15 Chris Bekker
22:15 - 23:30 M.I.K.E. Push
23:30 - 01:30 Alex M.O.R.P.H.
01:30 - 03:30 Paul van Dyk
03:30 - 05:30 Sneijder
05:30 - 07:00 James Cottle

22:00 - 23:30 Vintage & Morelli
23:30 - 01:00 Peter Steele
01:00 - 02:15 Nikolauss
02:15 - 03:30 Project 8
03:30 - 05:00 Dan Stone


Phase 1: € 19.00
Phase 2: € 25.00
Phase 3 (Regular): € 30.00

Tickets for this event are available here


Markus Schulz Open To Close ADE

For the third year in a row Markus Schulz comes back to ADE with his wonderful Open To Close live set. The German-born, but Miami-based DJ Markus Schulz is one of the hardest working DJs in the dance music industry. Both as club DJ, managing his label ColdHarbour Recordings and host of the influential radio show Global DJ Broadcast, the trance platform in the EDM industry. With his signature hybrid trance sound he is responsible for hits such as 'Love Rain Down' and 'Not The Same' with spine-tingling melodies and outrageous basslines. With his all-encompassing passion for trance he shows no sign of slowing down!

Event info
Date: Friday 19 October 2018
Time: 23:00 - 05:00
Venue: Melkweg Amsterdam
Address: Lijnbaansgracht 234A, Amsterdam


Regular ticket: € 26.10

Tickets for this event are available here


Quest4Trance & Solarstone pres. Pure Trance ADE 2018

Solarstone is proud to represent the ever-growing and beloved Pure Trance movement by hosting yet another ADE special. For the 7th year in a row, you’ll find his Pure Trance night high on the ADE agenda. On October 20th, in collaboration with Quest4Trance, Pure Trance ADE 2018 lands at the KBF Complex, close to downtown Amsterdam. In addition to all things Pure, we will be celebrating Solarstone’s very own birthday!

Hosted by Solarstone, you’re welcome to join for an all-nighter that’s all about the unmistakable emotion, connection and feel-good atmosphere of Pure Trance, with an outstanding ADE exclusive line-up of international trance names, extended sets and live performances. Joining Solarstone behind the decks on October 20th at the KBF Complex in Amsterdam, are Factor B, Hal Stucker, Lost in Noise (Indecent Noise vs Lostly), DJ Orkidea and, in collaboration with Giuseppe Ottaviani, a special live performance by PureNRG (live)! This’ll be one night to remember.

Event info
Date: Saturday 20 October 2018
Time: 20:00 - 06:00
Venue: Kauwgomballenfabriek
Address: Willem Fenengastraat 4, Amsterdam


Factor B
Hal Stucker
Lostly & Indecent Noise pres. Lost In Noise
Solarstone & Giuseppe Ottaviani pres. PureNRG


€ 26,00 

Tickets for this event are available here


Psychedelic Rave pres. NanOMega

Nano Records Homega and psychedelic rave join their powers.

Event info
Date: Saturday 20 October 2018
Time: 20:00 - 08:00
Venue: The Box
Address: Mekongweg 5, Amsterdam


G.M.S & Pixel pres. 3 Of Life
Laughing Buddha
Space Cat


Early birds: € 20,00 (sold out)
Regular tickets: € 25,00
Late birds: € 30,00

Tickets for this event are available here


Amsterdam Music Festival 2018

This year the line-up is once again filled with DJs from the DJ Mag Top 100. And like last year, the World's No.1 DJ will be crowned during AMF. In addition, the II=I (Two is One) will be a unique back to back set with none other than David Guetta and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike.

Next to artists, AMF is all about immersing yourself in a unique and stunning show experience! Definitely one of the most overwhelming show spectacles you'll ever experience. From the mesmerizing lights and lasers, to the impactful fireworks, pyro and impressive stage design, AMF will make you dance all night long!

Event info
Date: Saturday 20 October 2018
Time: 21:00 - 06:00
Venue: Johan Cruijff ArenA
Address: ArenA Boulevard 1, Amsterdam


Vini Vici
David Guetta
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano
Salvatore Ganacci
Lost Frequencies
Axwell Λ Ingrosso


Late bird ticket: € 84,00
Late birg VIP ticket: € 135,00 (sold out)

Tickets for this event are available here


Find Your Harmony ADE

The Moldavian DJ Andrew Rayel touches down in Amsterdam during the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) with his own show Find Your Harmony. On Saturday the 20th of October Rayel will turn De Bajes upside down together with special guest Orjan Nilsen and some Dutch Trance DJ’s of this moment.

Find Your Harmony is named after inHarmony Music, the popular radio show of Andrew Rayel. Previous editions of Find Your Harmony took place in Moldovia and Los Angeles. Now it’s time to over Amsterdam during the biggest dance event worldwide.

Event info
Date: Saturday 20 October 2018
Time: 23:00 - 05:00
Venue: De Bajes
Address: Utrechtsestraat 11, Amsterdam


Andrew Rayel
David Gravell
Mark Sixma
Orjan Nilsen
Ruben de Ronde


Early bird ticket: € 16,16
Regular ticket: € 18,58

Tickets for this event are available here



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