ADE 2018: 10 parties not to miss | DAY 5 / Clubber’s Guide

ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event) consists of a conference (day) and festival (day & night) program. Which basically means that the city of Amsterdam is all about electronic music for five days and nights, with events in around 160 locations.

In 2017, Amsterdam Dance Event featured over 2,500 artists and 550 speakers. It’s impossible to visit all clubs and venues, so check back on the ADE site regularly for program updates, start planning early and secure your tickets in time, as single festival events will be sold in short time. In the meantime you can sign up here to get personalized ticket updates and to create and save your personal program.

Here 10 parties not to miss on Sunday 21/10/2018 | Day 5 | Amsterdam Dance Event by Night 

ADE & Friends Closing After Party

06:00 – 12:00
Le Nouveau Riche | Rokin 84, Amsterdam

ADE & Friends Closing After Party bursts on Oktober 21th in Club LNR one of the most intimate and great programmed clubs during ADE in Amsterdam.

The closing afterparty is meant for the real house, tech-house & techno lover who does not want to go home yet and just want to shake off the madness of this 5-day event.

With some of the finest national and international artists we have prepared for this incredible afterparty, we are assured of a perfect sound and dose of music!
Our special guest from Ney York is Agent Orange.“Stay Young. Love Techno.” perfectly represents the dark & hypnotic music of Agent Orange. Having cut his teeth during the legendary 90’s era raves & clubs in New York City, he has proven himself as a pioneer and architect of modern Techno & House

Audio Obscura x Solomun at The Loft

07:00 – 19:00
Loft Amsterdam | Overhoeksplein 1, Amsterdam

Audio Obscura returns to the Loft in the A’DAM Toren with three after hours, complete with panoramic views of the city during sunrise.

For the first time ever at Audio Obscura, Solomun will be taking the decks. The king of after hours, so well-known for his melodic and vivacious sets will provide the perfect soundtrack to your sunrise, and quite possibly far beyond.

JACK After Shabang

17:00 – 05:00 | Free entrance
JACK Amsterdam | Hogehilweg 20, Amsterdam

To show our thanks and love for all the people who make ADE possible, Jack is hosting an after.
If you worked your ass off to make ADE possible in any way ( or any of the many jobs necessary, DJ’s, promoters, movers & shakers, stage builders, bar personnel) Jack would like to welcome you to a free party especially for you.

Cartel x Paradiso: Motor City Drum Ensemble & Hunee

23:59 – 05:00
Paradiso | Weteringschans 6-8, Amsterdam

Cartel Amsterdam and Pablo Discobar team up during the Amsterdam Dance Event for a thunderous night of authentic house & disco. Day 2 of 2.

17 Years of Kiss

21:00 – 07:00
SEXYLAND | Ms. van Riemsdijkweg 39, Amsterdam

On the occasion of this unique event, Duvel will perform a number of tracks of this classic album live on stage. Duvel, one of the founding fathers of Dutch rap, is seen as one of the most elusive individuals in the Dutch music landscape and together with the KISS family he stood at the cradle of the eclectic sound that conquered the club circuit at the beginning of the new millennium in the Netherlands.

Since then the KISS collective has been the starting point for a new generation of leading deejays and cultural entrepreneurs, hosting several club evenings in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Madrid and Berlin.

So come and Celebrate seventeen years of KISS Amsterdam with us from Dusk till dawn!

Shelter: Festimi Closing

16:00 – 04:00
Shelter | Overhoeksplein 1, Amsterdam

Festimi is happy to announce that they’ll be hosting Shelter’s ADE Closing! This will be their very first event during ADE. As such, this premiere deserves a fitting line up with some of their artists.

Also stepping in that night are regulars Dekmantel Soundsystem. This event being an ADE-exclusive for both Moodymann as well as the Dekmantel co-founders. Joining the bill as well are rising stars Kamma & Masalo and of course their very own Festimi Soundsystem.

Crowning this line up next to Moodymann is a special guest b2b, with two artists that have broken down Shelter earlier in its history – although he and she will remain a secret for now.

ADE ’18 Closing Afterparty

14:00 – 12:00
Undercurrent | Papaverweg 54, Amsterdam

Close to 24 hours – 2 rooms – One day and night.

Crate Diggers Amsterdam 2018 – Free Record Fair

12:00 – 21:00 | Free entrance
NDSM | Tt. Neveritaweg 15, Amsterdam

Conceived by the desire to bring the record collecting community together, Crate Diggers provides attendees an opportunity to buy/sell records, listen to music, and dance alongside those that share a deep passion for vinyl. 
Crate Diggers is part of the ADE Hangover. Treat yourself to the laid back setting of this free accessible festival. Detox your body in the hot tubs or sauna, enjoy great food, hang out near a fireplace and bring out your inner child at the arcade. Live bands and DJs will set the mood from a mellow afternoon to an upbeat evening!

Something very special is coming up! Move D, DJ Bone, San Soda and Dazion are invited to stroll around the dozens of Discogs stalls and pick their favourites. Next they will use their new found gems in a special set. Afterwards they will reveal the reasons for their selection, the art of crate digging and their love for vinyl during a Q&A.

Awakenings ADE by Day

12:00 – 22:00
Gashouder | Klönneplein 1, Amsterdam

12:00 – 13:30 Ferro
13:30 – 15:00 Peggy Gou
15:00 – 16:45 Kölsch
16:45 – 18:15 Luciano
18:15 – 20:15 Sven Väth
20:15 – 22:00 Âme & Rødhåd


17:00 – 23:00 | Free entrance
W Hotel | Spuistraat 175, Amsterdam

Strictly Rhythm Records is house music. Period. Since 1989 the legendary New York label not only put out records by almost every name in the game, but it also defined house music throughout the 1990s.