Air Amsterdam announce ADE events…


Amsterdam Dance Event 2012 in AIR: The Magician, Pete Tong and Defected in the House & More to be Announced

AIR is getting ready for its third Amsterdam Dance Event. The large club in the centre of Amsterdam has put together an impressive line-up again. AIR will kick off with A Magical Night, organized by PaardenKracht and The Magician. Pete Tong will host the Thursday night with All Gone Pete Tong and just like last year, the Friday will be hosted by Defected in the House, with Tensnake amongst others.

White rabbits, a magic wand, two white gloves and music, a whole lot of music. These are the ingredients, which will be put in the top hat during the first night of theAmsterdam Dance Event 2012 and POOF! On Wednesday October 17th PaardenKracht and The Magician present ‘A Magical Night’ in AIR. His whereabouts remains a mystery, his powers and skills are unworldly and his reputation is whispered about ever so secretively. He has performed under different stage names butfans like to call him ‘The Magician’. The wizard himself will take the stage, of course, and so will Perseus, Moon Boots, Jonas Rathmans, Maxxi Soundsystem, SHMLSS and Lumière.

On the second day of ADE, Pete Tong and his entourage will be dropping by. After another summer of All Gone Pete Tong in Pacha, Ibiza, he is coming to Amsterdam on Thursday October 18th. Pete Tong is the man behind the renowned Essential Mix and the Essential Selection, aired on BBC Radio 1, which have attributed to the success of many artists. Besides Pete Tong, Damian Lazarus and BLOND:ISH will be playing in AIR1, and Shaun Reeves and Ryan Crosson as well as Justin Martin and Eats Everything will be playing B2B sets. Waifs & Strays and AIR residents Prunk, Tettero and Rubix will be playing in AIR2.

Defected in theHouse is up next on the Friday night. Last year Frankie Knuckles and Kevin Saunderson with Innercity amongst others made it an unforgettable evening. After ADE 2011, AIR and the renowned label decided to continue their successful collaboration, leading to many sensational house parties in the Amsterdam club. This year, the acclaimed Tensnake, Sandy Rivera, Noir, Supernova, Andy Daniell, Lorenzo and AIR’s Defected residents Frankie Rizardo and Chocolate Puma will be playing in AIR1. Flashmob, Larse, Hott Since ’82, Nice7 and Anna Wall will be playing in AIR2.

In short, an ADE-worthy line-up featuring established names, while giving newcomers the chance to showcase their talent. A program appealing to every dance enthusiast in one of the most beautiful clubs in the world: AIR.


Wednesday 17th October – A Magical Night in AIR

Line-up /

The Magician (BE)
Perseus (US)
Moon Boots (GB)
Jonas Rathsman (SE)

Maxxi Soundsystem (UK)
Thursday 18th October – All Gone Pete Tong

Line-up /
Pete Tong (UK)
Damian Lazarus (UK)
Shaun Reeves (US)
Ryan Crosson (US)
Justin Martin (US)
Eats Everything (UK)
Blond:ish (UK)
Friday 19th October – Defected in the House
Line-up /
AIR 1:
Tensnake (GER)
Sandy Rivera (USA)
Noir (DK)
Supernova (IT)
Franky Rizardo (NL)
Andy Daniell (UK)
Live PA by Lorenzo (UK)

AIR 2:
Flashmob (IT)
Larse (GER)
Hott Since 82 (UK)
NiCe7 (IT)
Anna Wall (UK)

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