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Your Guide to ADE’s Best Techno Parties

ADE is known to bring Amsterdam the best Techno parties and events every year. A lot of festival brands and labels compete to host special events during this time of the year.

First we will start with four special brands that are going to deliver multiple nights filled with the best names you can ask for.

Awakenings at Gashouder.

Awakenings, The famous Techno festival brand in the Netherlands presents 5-nights ADE Specials this year! Be prepared for this Awakenings marathon during ADE 2016 with this great lineup.

Awakenings x Len Faki presents Figure night

October 19th, 2016 (22:00 – 08:00)

Lineup: Cleric | Roman Poncet | Jeroen Search (live) | Blawan | Octave One (live) | Len Faki | RØDHÅD

Awakenings x Adam Beyer presents Drumcode

October 20, 2016 (22:00 – 08:00)

Lineup: Mark Reeve | Dense & Pika | Ida Engberg | Alan Fitzpatrick | Adam Beyer | Nicole Moudaber

Awakenings x Joris Voorn present

October 21, 2016 (22:00 – 08:00)

Lineup: Sebastian Mullaert (a.k.a. Minilogue)  | andhim | Apollonia | Joris Voorn | Kölsch | Truncate

Awakenings x Joseph Capriati invite

October 22, 2016 (22:00 – 08:00)

Lineup: Flavio Folco | Luigi Madonna & Markantonio | Dj Tennis | Pan-Pot | Sven Väth | Joseph Capriati

Awakenings ADE Closing Party

October 23, 2016 (18:00 – 06:00)

Lineup: Mike Storm (live) | Haeken | Scuba | Oscar Mulero | MARCEL DETTMANN | UVB | AnD (live) | Dax J

LoveLand at Mediahaven – Minervahaven.

Loveland is one of the pioneer dance promoters in the Netherlands. Organizing events since 1995 gave them the opportunity to deliver a high-quality production that always creates a unique experience.

This year they are hosting three major events and bringing huge names during ADE 2016.

Tale Of Us Presents: Afterlife at Loveland ADE

October 20, 2016 (22:00 – 06:00)

Lineup: Ame B2B Rodhad, Answer Code Request, Dixon, Gerd Janson, Jon Hester, Kettenkarussell, Kiasmos, Locked Groove, Mathew Jonson (live), Mind Against, Ryan James Ford, SHDW & Obscure Shape, SOMNE, Tale Of Us, Vaal, Woo York (live).

Enter. Presents: Experiences. at Loveland ADE

October 21, 2016 (22:00 – 06:00)

Lineup: Richie Hawtin, Maya Jane Coles, Recondite (live), Matador (live), Gaiser (live), B. Traits, Julian Jeweil (live), TM404 aka Andreas Tilliander, Hito, Fabio Florido, WHYT NOYZ, Julia Govor, Carlo Ruetz.

Circoloco at Loveland ADE

October 22, 2016 (22:00 – 06:00)

Lineup: Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers, Matthias Tanzmann, Apollonia, Jackmaster, Art Department, Davide Squillace, D’Julz, Gerd Janson, Steve Rachmad, Boris Werner, Konstantin, Edward, Sossa.

DGTL at NDSM Docklands

The same people Behind DGTL festivals in Amsterdam and Barcelona are proud to deliver their long time experience During ADE 2016. They are hosting three events with huge names that you don’t want to miss.

DGTL X Mosaic by Maceo

October 20, 2016 (22:00 – 06:00)

Lineup: Agents Of Time (live), Audion (live), Gardens Of God, Jennifer Cardini, KiNK (live), Maceo Plex, Modeselektor, Rebolledo, Shall Ocin, Stephan Bodzin (live).

DGTL X Paradise

October 21, 2016 (22:00 – 06:00)

Lineup: Jamie Jones, Hot Since 82, Deetron, Andrea Oliva, Richy Ahmed b2b Patrick Topping, Route 94, wAFF, Infinity Ink (live), Detlef.

DGTL X Kompakt

October 22, 2016 (22:00 – 06:00)

Lineup: Laurent Garnier, Kölsch, Âme (live,) Michael Mayer B2B Agoria, Patrice Baumel, Frankey & Sandrino, SONNS.

HYTE at Warehouse Elementenstraat

HYTE, the Brand that successfully debuted in the world famous Amnesia Ibiza, and sold out events in Amsterdam and event series in New York and Barcelona. They are back in Amsterdam to host four nights filled with the biggest names.


October 20, 2016 (22:00 – 08:00)

Lineup: Speedy J, Robert Hood, Haeken, DJ Deep, Deniro, Konstantin, Drumcell, Matrixxman.


October 21, 2016 (22:00 – 08:00)

Lineup: Ricardo Villalobos, Seth Troxler, Steve Rachmad, DeWalta, Dandy Jack, Enzo Siragusa, Seb Zito, Ferro, Archie Hamilton B2B Rossko.


October 22, 2016 (22:00 – 08:00)

Lineup: Collabs (Chris Liebing & Speedy J) all night long (10hr set), ROD, Abstract Division, Doka, Sinfol.

HYTE ADE x Used + Abused

October 23, 2016 (22:00 – 08:00)

Lineup: Loco Dice, Robert Hood presents Floorplan, Bambounou, Caleb Calloway, Boris Werner, Ingi Visions (Julian Alexander & Samuel Deep).


Still not convinced? Here is our best day-by-day selection.

October 19th, 2016                        

Pan Pot presents Second State at De Marktkantine. Feat. Pan-Pot, Stephan Hinz (live), Amelie Lens, Michael Klein, and more.

Reclaim Your City at RADION. Feat. Boris, Ron Albrecht, Volte-Face, Shlømo, and more.

October 20, 2016

Verknipt ADE 2016 Techno Special at Amsterdam Studio’s. Feat. AnD, Juan Sanchez, Planetary Assault Systems (live), and more.

Fest & XXX at RADION. Feat. Prins Thomas, Massimiliano Pagliara, Honey Soundsystem, and more.

October 21, 2016

909 Invites Gem Records at Warehouse 22. Feat. Derrick May, Bart Skils, Butch, Christian Smith, Egbert (live), and more.

Dave Clarke presents The Dirty Dozen at Melkweg. Feat. Dave Clarke, Luke Slater & Ø [Phase], Marcel Fengler, Miss Kittin, and more.

ADE Life and Death at Thuishaven. Feat. Axel Boman, Black Merlin, DJ Tennis, Fango, KiNK (live), and more.

October 22, 2016

Dockyard Festival at NDSM Docklands. Feat. Art Department, Daniel Miller, Dubfire, Monika Kruse, Nicole Moudaber, and more.

Nachtdigital presented by LET at H7 Warehouse. Feat. Steffen Bennemann & ATEQ, Barnt, Sandrien & Carlos Valdes, and more.

Breakfast Club at RADION. Feat. DVS1, Levon Vincent, Margaret Dygas, Aurora Halal, Jane Fitz, and more.

October 23, 2016

Our Society presents Theo Parrish all Night at RADION. Feat. Theo Parrish, Byron The Aquarius, and more.

Konstrukt x Motiv at OT301. Feat. Abdulla Rashim, Iori, Evigt Mörker, Artefakt Live, and more.

Elrow presents ADE After Hours Madness at Transformatorhuis. Feat. Bastian Bux, Benny Rodrigues, Denney, Eelke Kleijn, George Privatt,, and more.

Breakfast Club at RADION. Feat. Tama Sumo, Mike Servito, Sebastian Mullaert VS. Ulf Eriksson (live), and more.

20 Years Cocoon at Stadspodium. Feat. Sven Väth, Guy Gerber, Sam Paganini, The Advent, Ilario Alicante, Extrawelt (live), and more.


If you still need more, check the ultimate guide for this year events and parties:

ADE “Amsterdam Dance Event” is the biggest club festival in the world. The Event takes place in Amsterdam from the 19th to 23rd of October features more than 450 events and more than 2,000 DJ’s in more than 115 clubs and venues.


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