De Brakke Grond: ADE Playground’s new hub

Amsterdam Dance Event 2015 at De Brakke Grond

At De Brakke grond you can test the latest gear from leading brands, talk to your musical heroes and grab a coffee and a magazine while you're at it.

De Brakke Grond will be the dedicated area for music lovers, tech freaks and DJs/producers as it acts as the new heart for ADE Playground in 2015, during the Amsterdam Dance Event 14 - 18 October.

ADE Playground

As part of ADE Playground established tech firms Native Instruments and Pioneer DJ will be on hand exhibiting their latest gear while product experts and leading performers will be there to provide masterclasses, running users through their new gear. 

The Pioneer DJ event kicks off on Thursday at 5pm, when World-DMC-title-winning turntablist Jon1st does what he does best on the manufacturer’s PLX-1000 decks. For the second run, Pioneer DJ invited Bristol-based Eats Everything to record a set of musical oddities on Friday, 5.30pm. Visitors can get their hands on some of the products too, as Pioneer DJ organises workshops for their new rekordbox dj Plus Pack. Lead by Jeroen Groenendijk, these short sessions bring you up to par with the software’s features and functions, allowing you to ask questions where needed. To top that off, you can have a go with the new rekordbox dj controllers: the DDJ-RZ and DDJ-RX.

But there will also be panels, interviews and lot's more happening.

More info on what's happening at De Brakke Grond during ADE'15:

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On top of all that De Brakke Grond will also be the hub for this year’s MusicTalks, featuring some of the biggest artists of the festival including Afrojack, Roger Sanchez, Camo & Krooked, Secret Cinema, Ron Trent & Antal, Martin Garrix & Team and DJ Pierre.


ADE Green: 14 October 2015

The ADE Green conference is an one-day symposium for anyone who wants to know more about sustainability, innovation and social change across the entertainment industry. The event features an afternoon packed with interactive panels, inspiring speakers, debates and workshops.

ADE Green offers an unique environment to help promote and encourage a more sustainable entertainment industry. From reducing waste, to lowering the CO2-emission to migrating from bottled to tap water. It focusses on four key components:

What are the new technologies to innovate this industry? Find out what solutions start-ups are focussing on, as well as the innovations within the business industry.

Meet colleagues in the entertainment industry to share knowledge, experience, challenges and practical solutions.

Social change
The music community has a unique possibility to guide a society towards a more climate-friendly future and help our leaders to bring about the required global transformation.

See the complete programme of

ADE Green

Official ADE ticket and info point

De Brakke Grond is located at the very heart of Amsterdam, just 10 minutes away from Amsterdam Central Station. The venue comes equipped with display halls and theatres, fit for the many presentations and exhibits that are to take place throughout ADE. 

De Brakke Grond is an official ADE ticket and info point. ADE Merchandise will be available here as well.

More info on Amsterdam Dance Event can be found at their website.