Widely recognized as the biggest gathering of dance music fans and music industry workers in the world, Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has revealed the first wave of artists for its 2018 edition.

A potent mixture of both fun and business, last year's event featured 2,500 artists and 550 speakers - with both lectures and shows taking place at over 160 locations throughout the city.

While the finalized lineup for the event's full program will be announced in September, the first wave of artist announcements includes big-league names such as Jamie Jones, Leon Vynehall, Solomun, Paul Oakenfold, Maceo Plex, Floorplan, Dixon, DJ Koze, Maya Jane Coles, Jeff Mills, Peggy Gou, Jon Hopkins, Bonobo and many more.

The 23rd edition of ADE is set to take place between October 17 - 21.

​Amsterdam Dance Event reveals first wave of artists for its 2018 edition

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