A programme by Performing Arts Fund NL to promote Dutch music, theatre and dance abroad.
16 Oct. → 16 Oct. '15Amsterdam, The Netherlands

ADE Beats 2015



ADE Beats is the new hip-hop, bass and beats conference at Amsterdam Dance Event. ADE Beats organises an international professionals' programme in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts.
ADE Beats will become the annual international conference and showcase programme at Amsterdam Dance Event aimed to promote hip-hop, bass and beats in Europe. At the pilot edition this year on Friday October 16th ADE Beats offers networking sessions, panel discussions and inspiring keynote speakers in intimate, interactive programme items aimed at the hip-hop, bass and beats community.

Keynote speakers include US music and branding pioneer Rob Stone (The FADER/Cornerstone) on creating partnerships between the music industry and the biggest brands, legendary DJ Kenny ‘Dope’ Gonzalez on thirty years of collecting and preserving hip-hop and vinyl culture, co-founder Matt Black on 25 years of Ninja Tune, an international business panel on the new realities of music promotion, ADE One Man Museum with Mr Probz, a business Q&A with US hip-hop manager extraordinaire Steve Lobel, a panel on grime with MC’s Ghetts and Stylo G, Diztortion, BBC 1Xtra and GRM Daily, our keynote interview with Jamaican superstar Mr. Vegas, our exclusive new talk show on Dutch Beats innovators with Hardwell, Moortje, Chuckie, Munchi, Boaz van de Beatz, Ganz, Fellow and guest curators The Partysquad/Rebel Yard and much more.

ADE beats organises an international professionals' programme in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts. The professionals' programme is made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Netherlands. In the evening on October 16th there will be a closed networking jam at Suzy Wong to connect the Dutch artists with the international guests.