The Amsterdam Electronic Music Academy (AEMA), a proud division of the Amsterdam Conservatory, invites you to experience a spectacular evening of electronic music during the opening night of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). This incredible event will take place at Q-Factory in Amsterdam East on Wednesday, October 18th, from 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM.

The night promises to be a true journey of discovery, featuring a lineup of talented up-and-coming DJs ready to make the dance floor vibrate. Here is the full schedule:

9:00 PM - 9:30 PM Sonic Nomad
9:30 PM - 10:00 PM Kasei P
10:00 PM - 10:30 PM Vince Watson
10:30 PM - 11:00 PM Julien Fade
11:00 PM - 11:30 PM Feron
11:30 PM - 12:00 AM Myra
12:00 AM - 12:30 AM Max Loyen
12:30 AM - 1:00 AM Androm
1:00 AM - 1:30 AM Age Of Aconitum
1:30 AM - 2:00 AM Henri Victory

One of the evening's highlights is the legendary DJ Vince Watson, headlining the event. With a career spanning over three decades, Vince Watson has established himself as a pioneer in the electronic music scene. His unique sound and boundary-pushing productions have earned him international recognition and have served as an inspiration to many.

The entrance fee for this special night is just €10, including service charges. This is an opportunity to support emerging talent and discover the next generation of DJs. Join us at Q-Factory on Wednesday, October 18th, and be part of this fantastic celebration of electronic music. Don't miss out, as this promises to be an unforgettable night!

For more information and ticket sales, visit the Q-Factory website: https://q-factory-amsterdam.nl...

Festival FAQ

ADE23: we’re ready. The program is complete! The countdown can officially start, with 2.900+ artists and 1.000+ events & initiatives on the roster. Check out the ADE Program page to discover everything on offer for ADE 2023.

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Yes, all official ADE Festival events listed on the ADE website are accessible with your ADE Pro Pass (limited capacity at venues). When ADE Pro Pass capacity has been reached, an one-in-one-out rule applies.