Awakenings ADE 2021: everything you need to know

Awakenings is set to return during the 2021 edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event with a massive party schedule and lineup

Gashouder Awakenings Amsterdam
Gashouder Awakenings Amsterdam
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Techno institution Awakenings is set to return for the annual Amsterdam Dance Event bringing a series of crazy parties and huge lineups. For ADE 2021, Gashouder will turn again into the beloved techno cathedral from October the 13th all the way to the 17th.


LIVE UPDATE: Awakenings ADE 2021 is completely sold out.

 Awakenings’ site continues to be offline after almost an hour from the beginning of the sale. Awakenings’ website seems to be back. Facebook login doesn’t work because of an error from Awakenins end (the app is still in a development stage and it has been put public). PayLogic queue works but, with the Awakenings official website down, you can’t log in and actually purchase the tickets. Awakenings confirmed issues with the shop; they also state that have been resolved.

The issues have been resolve.


2020 has seen the stop of Awakenings ADE but the legendary techno event is scheduled to return this year. 2019 edition, which has been the last series of Awakenings ADE events has seen more than 30 artists over 5 different parties. The best techno artists and labels took over the Gashouder including Charlotte de Witte with her KNTXT, Tale Of Us and Afterlife, Adam Beyer and Drumcode, Joris Voorn, Joseph Capriati, and more.

With the pandemic situation getting better day by day and the Amsterdam Dance Event confirming the annual conference to take place in person, Awakenings is set to return for 2021 ADE.

Awakenings ADE 2021 lineup and ticket sale

Awakenings has just announced the incredible number of 7 events during ADE 2021. With 6 at the Gashouder and 1 massive show of Reinier Zonneveld at the Ziggo Dome, this year’s ADE edition of Awakenings will be the biggest to date. Be ready for the return of your beloved techno artists from the lights of Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte, Tale Of Us, Maceo Plex, and more.

Kicking off Wednesday, October 13th Charlotte de Witte will open Awakenings ADE 2021 with her KNTXT label showcase including 999999999, Alignment, Indira Paganotto, Monoloc, and Onyvaa on the lineup. On the following day, October 14th, 2021, Adam Beyer will take over Gashouder with his Drumcode. On the lineup, you’ll find Anna, Dj Rush, Ida Engberg, Layton Giordani, Rebūke, and Wehbba.

Friday the 14th will see the return of the legendary Afterlife party with the biggest melodic techno lineup to date: Anii, Fideles, Kas:st, Kevin De Vries, Stephan Jolk, and label bosses Tale Of Us as well. On the same day, Reinier Zonneveld will perform to a brand new location for Awakenings: the Ziggo Dome.

Saturday will see parties during day and night. During the day, Joris Voorn and his label Spectrum will take over Gashouder with Joseph Capriati, La Fleur, Michel De Hey, and Stephan Bodzin. At night, Maceo Plex and his Ellum will take over with Ellen Allien, Enrico Sangiuliano, Len Faki, Madben, Pan-Pot.

Last but not least, closing Awakenings ADE 2021 on Sunday the 17th, Amelie Lens presents Exhale with Anetha, Farrago, Fjaak, I Hate Models, Raven, Rebekah, and Speedy J.

On Tuesday, June the 15th, tickets will start to be sold on two rounds. Starting at 18:00 voucher owner will be able to secure their tickets for wakenings ADE 2021 and from 20:00 the sale will be open for everyone (hours are in Amsterdam local time zone which is CEST).

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