Dive into the magnetic aura of Awakenings during Amsterdam Dance Event 2023. In the electrifying realm of techno and dance music, Awakenings has etched its legacy. Historically rooted in the iconic Gashouder, a venue reminiscent of Amsterdam’s industrial age, its legacy has expanded to the sprawling Ziggo Dome. The Netherlands, a pulsating heart of techno, has watched and danced as Awakenings shaped its rhythm. As we retrace the vibrant history of techno in the Netherlands, Awakenings emerges as a torchbearer, bridging the age-old techno rhythms with today’s resonant beats.
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1. 9×9 Presents
October 18, 2023 | 22:00 – 07:30 | Gashouder | Tickets
The iconic Gashouder’s domed ceiling will resonate with the deep, pulsating beats of 9×9. Designed to captivate, the evening promises an auditory journey filled with textured layers and enthralling drops. Feel the adrenaline as Paula Temple & SNTS elevate the energy, while 999999999 intertwines rhythms that echo the heart’s desires. With artists like Charlie Sparks, Cynthia Spiering, and Clara Cuvé setting the stage, you’re bound to lose yourself, only to find your soul dancing uninhibited.
2. Adam Beyer Presents Drumcode
October 19, 2023 | 22:00 – 08:00 | Gashouder | Tickets
The Drumcode night at Gashouder is not just an event; it’s a rite of passage for techno lovers. Adam Beyer, the maestro himself, curates an evening where every note, every rhythm, draws you deeper into techno’s embrace. Juliet Fox’s beats will stir emotions you never knew existed, Eli Brown will take you on a melodious sojourn, and the live magnificence of Wehbba promises to be a revelation. As you sway to the collaborative genius of Adam Beyer & Layton Giordani, know that you’re experiencing techno in its purest form.
3. Adriatique Presents X
October 20, 2023 | 22:00 – 07:30 | Gashouder | Tickets
Submerge yourself in the immersive allure of Adriatique’s signature sound at Gashouder. A space where melodies intertwine and emotions overflow, this night is curated for those who seek depth in music. Olympe will set the ambience, drawing you in with ethereal beats, while Innellea’s set promises a voyage through uncharted sonic landscapes. And when Âme takes the stage live, expect a symphony of techno and progressive house that resonates with your innermost yearnings.
4. Solomun (By Day)
October 21, 2023 | 14:00 – 21:30 | Ziggo Dome | Tickets
As the maestro Solomun gears up for a marathon 5.5-hour set, you’re invited to partake in what promises to be an unforgettable odyssey at the sprawling Ziggo Dome. Starting with the eclectic sounds of Tijana T, the stage will be perfectly set for Solomun’s unparalleled journey through deep house and techno. Let each beat pull you further into a state of musical ecstasy, where time blurs and the only reality is the rhythm.
5. Joris Voorn Presents Spectrum
October 21, 2023 | 12:00 – 22:00 | Gashouder | Tickets
Dive deep into the Spectrum experience with the Dutch legend, Joris Voorn. At the iconic Gashouder, allow Beste Hira to initiate you into a night filled with auditory wonders, followed by Adiel’s hypnotic grooves. As the evening progresses, the combined brilliance of Rødhåd & Rene Wise will stir your soul, preparing you for the euphoric crescendo with Joris Voorn leading the dance. It’s an exploration of sound, emotion, and connection.
6. Exhale by Amelie Lens
October 21, 2023 | 23:30 – 07:30 | Ziggo Dome | Tickets
Amelie Lens, a titan in the techno realm, welcomes you to an entrancing night at Ziggo Dome. From the dark, compelling tunes of Raven to FJAAK’s rhythmic mastery, the night gradually builds, culminating with Amelie’s iconic set. Feel the floor vibrate and your pulse sync with the beats. I Hate Models and 999999999 further ensure that this night will be etched in your memory, a testament to techno’s transformative power.
7. ADE Saturday
October 21, 2023 | 23:00 – 07:30 | Gashouder | Tickets
Embrace a night where techno speaks in myriad tongues. With MYRA setting the sonic stage and Joyhauser delivering a riveting live performance, your senses will be tantalised. Enrico Sangiuliano’s melodies will draw you in, and as Pan-Pot takes control, expect a blend of minimalistic beats and powerful rhythms. The legendary duo of Ben Klock & Marcel Dettmann promises a union of sounds that will leave you spellbound.
8. Reinier Zonneveld Live B2B Special
October 22, 2023 | 14:00 – 00:00 | Ziggo Dome | Tickets
Prepare for a techno masterclass as Reinier Zonneveld hosts a series of back-to-back sets that celebrate collaboration at its finest. From kickstarting the session with Kiki Solvej to synergising with techno heavyweights like Adam Beyer and Nina Kraviz, every moment is designed to be monumental. Feel the anticipation, the rush, the collective euphoria as beats merge and stories unfold in this epic night at Ziggo Dome.
9. ADE Sunday
October 22, 2023 | 14:00 – 00:00 | Gashouder | Tickets
Close your ADE experience with a day where techno takes the forefront. Brina Knauss will introduce you to a realm where beats paint vivid pictures. NTO’s live performance promises an exquisite tapestry of sound, and as Kevin de Vries and Stephan Bodzin showcase their mastery, you’ll feel the culmination of ADE’s magic. With Kölsch and Mind Against drawing the curtains, bid adieu to ADE, with memories and melodies echoing in your heart.
With this lineup, Awakenings ADE 2023 promises not just events, but experiences – a voyage through the depths of techno, curated by legends, and waiting for you to be a part of it.