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ADE 2016: Let's Pick some of the events that you can not afford to miss

With ADE fast approaching we thought we'd put together a run down of some very cool artists and festival events that you should consider attending. From free technology masterclasses by Richie Hawtin and Octave One, to parties featuring Dave Clarke, Kaiserdisco, Secretsundaze and Keinemusik, and industry talks with speakers from our festival clients Snowbombing, Oasis and Mysteryland, there's plenty to inform and entertain.

                                                                    RICHIE HAWTIN

Richie Hawti
PLAYdifferently presents: MODEL1 Masterclass Richie Hawtin & Matador at ADE Sound Lab:
Friday 21 October | 15:00 - 16:00 | Free entrance with the ADE Card
Compagnietheater | Kloveniersburgwal 50, Amsterdam

Richie Hawtin and Matador will showcase the extensive capabilities of the MODEL 1 analogue mixer, through an in-depth demonstration of their new performance set-ups. MODEL 1 was designed by Hawtin alongside Andy Rigby-Jones, the mind behind Allen & Heath's Xone series.

ENTER. presents Experiences. at Loveland ADE
Friday 21 October | 22:00 - 06:00 | € 29,50 + service fee
Mediahaven | Moermanskkade 107, Amsterdam

Taking place during the Amsterdam Dance Event, ENTER. presents EXPERIENCES will see acts including Richie Hawtin, Maya Jane Coles, Recondite, B. Traits, Gaiser, Matador, Hito, Fabio Florido and Julia Govor perform across 3 rooms at Amsterdam’s Mediahaven.

                               DAVE CLARKE

Dave Clarke
Opening Debate
Tuesday 18th October | 18:00 - 19:00 | Exclusively for ADE Pro Delegates
De Brakke Grond | Nes 45, Amsterdam

Dave is always a key player in the ADE program and will taking part in many panels throughout the event talking about subjects such as social change, innovation and sustainability, taxes, and what artists do all day, as well as judging the now legendary Cook Off. He starts off the week at the Opening Debate, talking tough on the key issues in electronic music.

The Dirty Dozen
Dave Clarke Presents: The Dirty Dozen
Friday 21 October | 21:00 - 8:00 | € 27 + service fee
Melkweg | Lijnbaansgracht 234 A, Amsterdam

After eleven editions of Dave Clarke Presents at The Melkweg in Amsterdam, he is back with “The Dirty Dozen’: 12 years of Dave Clarke Presents, 12 DJ’s cranking up the pace and 12 hours of bass madness.

Whip it
Dave Clarke Presents: Whip it
Saturday 22nd October | 08:00 - 16:00 | € 18 + service fee
Melkweg | Lijnbaansgracht 234 A, Amsterdam

Fans of whipping electro music have ample reason to get excited: Dave Clarke’s electro club night ‘Whip It’ returns to Melkweg during Amsterdam Dance Event. The Englishman has cooked up yet another line-up that’s bound to make a few heads spin on Saturday in the Oude Zaal.

Demolition Part XX
Demolition Part XX
Saturday 22nd October | 18:00 - 19:00 | Exclusively for ADE Pro Delegates
Felix Meritis (F3 Panel Room) | Keizersgracht 324, Amsterdam

Anyone who is really serious about making music has to, at some point face the truth, to ask the big question, the only one that truly counts: Are my tracks any good? Demolition is a panel of DJs, producers and music industry figures headed by legendary DJ Dave Clarke, who are ready to give you an honest appraisal of your work, and maybe even some tips as to how to improve what you're doing. So don't be shy. Drop your CD or USB stick in the Buma Junior demo box! (any time between 11.00-16.00).

                      OCTAVE ONE

Octave One
Octave One | Breaking Down the Mothership, a Journey into Live Hardware at ADE Sound Lab
Friday 21st October | 13:30 - 14:30 | Free entrance with the ADE Card
Compagnietheater | Kloveniersburgwal 50, Amsterdam

Octave One get technical about their much beloved live set up "The Mothership". Lenny and Lawrence Burden will be talk through the inner workings of their performance and take questions from the audience. For the newbie who just wants to know the basics, to the advance performer who wants to exchange ideas, here's a rare chance to get down to the nuts and bolts of Octave One live.

Octave One
Octave One at Awakenings
Wednesday 19th October | 10 pm - 8 am. Tickets: € 29,50 + service fee
Gashouder | Klönneplein 1, Amsterdam

This year Awakenings presents 5 ADE Specials, starting off the week with techno’s finest, including Octave One, Blawan, Jeroen Search, Len Faki and Rødhåd.


Villa Kakelbont meets Q-Factory
21:00 - 07:00 | € 20,50 + service fee
Q-Factory | Atlantisplein 1, Amsterdam

A collaboration between three organizations, two labels, and one of the largest new pop-up venues in Amsterdam, featuring Kaiserdisco and more. Listen out for tracks from Kaiserdisco's upcoming EP 'Toleranz' on Drumcode, a fantastic four track affair out 24th October 2016.



Secretsundaze at The House District X ADE
Sunday 23 October | 20:30 - 05:00 | € 15 / € 20 / € 25 + BF
Panama | Oostelijke handelskade 4, Amsterdam

DJ and production duo Secretsundaze join The House District at Panama Club during ADE, playing alongside guests including DJ Qu, Fred P, Patrice Scott, Boo Wiliams, Volcov and Hiver.


Keinemusik ADE Special
Friday 21 October | 22:00 - 07:00 | € 14 / € 17,50 + service fee
Chicago Social Club | Leidseplein 12, Amsterdam

On the Friday of ADE the KEINEMUSIK crew will touch down at the Chicago Social Club with all the usual suspects, Adam Port, &ME, David Mayer and Reznik. Expect a 9 hour journey in an intimate setting in one of Amsterdams main hotspots.

I Can Feel This at ADE Dance & Brands
Thursday 20 October | 16:55 - 17:30 | Exclusively for ADE Pro and ADE Dance & Brands Delegates
Hotel Arena (H3 Panel Room) | 's-Gravesandestraat 51, Amsterdam

A speakeasy session at at ADE Dance & Brands in which panel members discuss the most innovative and creative Music & Brand campaigns on the dance music scene. Speakers include:

Alexander Bennett - Snowbombing (UK)
Alex Bennett, Director and Head of Festivals at Broadwick Live, the company behind renowned festival brands like Snowbombing and Festival Number 6.

Marjana Jaidi - Oasis (US/MA)
Marjana Jaidi is the Founder and Creative Director of Oasis, a destination festival in Marrakech, Morocco that features today's top underground electronic talent alongside the best in Moroccan culture.

Touring Events and Global Brands at ADE University
Friday 21st October | 15:15 - 16:00 |
Spiegeltent (U2 Panel Room) | tt Neveritaweg 61, Amsterdam

Joins the Touring Events and Global Brands panel at ADE University to hear representatives from global fesitval brands discuss their experiences taking a brand international and setting up a festivals and events in a new country with new people and a different culture. Speakers include:

Alexander Bennett - Snowbombing (UK)
Alex Bennett, Director and Head of Festivals at Broadwick Live, the company behind renowned festival brands like Snowbombing and Festival Number 6.

Paul Brouwer - Mysteryland (NL)
ID&T is the pioneering electronic music experience company behind festivals like Mysteryland and Welcome to the Future. For the last decade Paul has played a key role in Mysteryland, the worlds longest running electronic music festival. Besides this edition in the Netherlands, Mysteryland also takes place at the legendary Woodstock grounds in New York.

The artists and brands festivals mentioned in this feature are represented by Global PR

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