Considered one of the world’s largest festival and business conference for electronic music, Amsterdam Dance Event have revealed the first artists for this year’s edition.

From October 17th to October 21st, the event offers an extensive art, film, photography program, alongside music and the latest trends in technology and social good.

While the finalized lineup for the event’s full program will be announced in September, the phase one includes artists like Bonobo, Charlotte de Witte, GAIA, Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, Martin Garrix, Nina Kraviz, Peggy Gou and Richie Hawtin.

The organisers expect to welcome a record breaking 400,000 visitors for this year’s edition. ADE-director Richard Zijlma states:

“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.” 

Here’s the first selection of artists:

Rounding up the first artists of ADE 2018

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