Armada Music ADE 2023 Events

Discover all of our events during this year's Amsterdam Dance Event and how to join us!

Armada In The Mix from Schiphol Airport with Ferry Corsten and Joris Voorn

For the first time ever, we will be touching down on Schiphol Airport to host a unique ‘Armada In The Mix’ experience ✈️

Together with Ferry Corsten and Joris Voorn on the decks, the livestream takes place in the control tower of Schiphol airport. You will be able to watch it on Wednesday 18th of October, a great way to kick-start ADE week.


Armada Electronic Elements at Lagerwal

Our Armada Electronic Elements party will take place on Thursday October 19th at Lagerwal with Yotto, Yulia Niko, Maxim Lany, Enamour, Lufthaus and special guest: Miss Monique!

The event is SOLD OUT.

Armada University is teaming up with ADE LAB to host a full day of music production paradise at Club Lynk & Co (Rokin 75) on Friday, October 20. Check below for the full program and details on how to attend.

NOTE: To attend any of the below masterclasses, you need to have a valid ADE Lab ticket (day pass or Pro pass).

11.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. Maxim Lany
Kicking off Armada University’s ADE 2023 program is Belgian DJ and producer Maxim Lany, who’s currently putting the final touches to a one-of-a-kind EP created through real-time audio editing in a studio jam session with The Plugins. Together with Paul van de Geijn, the band’s head engineer, he will share the technology and process behind one of the EP’s tracks, leading up to a special remix competition event that will start immediately after.

No signup required for entry.
Max attendance: 40 pers.

12. 15 p.m. - 1.15 p.m. Carly Wilford
A champion of female producer talent worldwide, U.K. house starlet Carly Wilford joins Armada University’s ADE 2023 program to teach and inspire the new wave of dance music talent. Having had multiple releases on Armada Music across 2023, she transfers her extensive knowledge of both music production and the dance music scene as a whole over an hour’s worth of tips, tricks and invaluable insights.

No signup required for entry.
Max attendance: 40 pers.

1.30 p.m. - 2.15 p.m. Armin van Buuren

An artist extraordinaire for the past twenty-plus years, Armin van Buuren has a career many aspiring producers strive for. In his masterclass, he offers a unique look into his work ethic and production process. Expect groundbreaking insights and super-handy tips and tricks from one of the foremost icons and flagbearers of electronic music.

To attend this masterclass, please register at ADE’s main desk at Het Groene Paleis (Rokin 65). The registry starts on Friday, October 20 at 10 a.m. CEST.
Max attendance: 40 pers.

2.45 p.m. - 3.45 p.m. Eelke Kleijn

An accomplished producer in and beyond dance music, Eelke Kleijn is still on everyone’s lips following the phenomenal success of club hit ‘Transmission’, its follow-up ‘Time Machine’ and all other masterful productions that bear his audial stamp. With his masterclass, the Dutch multi-discipline composer allows for an exclusive look into his production process and how he shapes his records into dance floor favorites.

No signup is required for entry.
Max attendance: 40 pers.

4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. Enamour

Hailing from the United States, Enamour is among the select few able to blend genres such as deep house, progressive house and dark techno into a sound truly all his own. Boasting numerous releases on well-respected labels such as Anjunadeep, Get Physical, Armada Electronic Elements, Last Night on Earth and Eelke Kleijn’s DAYS like NIGHTS, he knows how to create melodically expressive soundscapes dance music’s top labels can’t say no to.

No signup required for entry.
Max attendance: 40 pers.

LIVE REMIX COMPETITION 12.00 p.m. - 4.15 p.m.

Following his opening masterclass with Paul van de Geijn, Maxim Lany and Armada University are hosting an on-the-spot remix competition for all producer talent. The Belgian DJ and producer will provide the stems of one of the tracks from the one-of-a-kind EP discussed in his masterclass, inviting producers to build a quality remix under the supervision of Maxim Lany and Armada Music A&Rs. The #1, #2 and #3 of the competition will win some amazing prizes.

To attend the live remix competition, please register at ADE’s main desk at Het Groene Paleis (Rokin 65). The registry starts on Friday, October 20 at 10 a.m. CEST.
Max attendance: 10 pers.

In between the masterclasses, Ableton gives you the chance to play around with the Ableton Push 3, the latest and greatest in their series of acclaimed MIDI controllers. With help from an Ableton Certified Trainer, you get to explore the vast possibilities of the new controller to upgrade your setup.

No signup required for entry.

On Friday 20th, we will have an intimate show with Joris Voorn on the decks in the club of our headhquarter. The line-up will include Marco Lys, Gigee, Eelke Kleijn and Joris Voorn B2B Yotto.