EXIT and Bonobo Marked ADE with a Sky-high Party above Amsterdam!

EXIT Festival marked its fifth consecutive party at the world's largest electronic music gathering, the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), on Friday, October 20, returning stronger than ever!

23. October 2023. — Author: EXIT

The unforgettable spectacle took place at the exclusive Faralda Crane, 50 meters above Amsterdam, headlined by global electronic sensation Bonobo and progressive house producer and DJ Cassian!

ADE provided the perfect opportunity for EXIT to introduce its comprehensive talent development center, EXIT Echosystem. The first signee of EXIT Echosystem’s management agency, Lanna, performed in a unique showcase that also included Human Rias b2b Arodes, iLEE, and Ece Ekren. This event also marked Lanna’s emotional introduction to her new representative, renowned music agent Maria May. May, who, with her team, represents big names like David Guetta, The Chainsmokers, and Black Eyed Peas, added the young artist from Novi Sad to her esteemed roster just before ADE! This collaboration is a significant step forward for the local music scene, aiming to foster global careers for young artists from the region.

This year’s Amsterdam Dance Event running from October 18 to 22, again gathered the most relevant names in the electronic music scene, including Charlotte de Witte, A-Trak, Sama’ Abdulhadi, Carista, HoneyLuv, Peggy Gou, Héctor Oaks, Interplanetary Criminal, JASSS, Sally C, Dan Shake, East End Dubs, Adam Beyer, Rebekah, LA aka Labat and Fedde Le Grand and many more. EXIT festival dazzled attendees at the exclusive Faralda Crane for the fifth year in a row. This unique club and 5-star hotel stands 50 meters above Amsterdam atop a monumental construction crane. The grand EXIT party was led by Bonobo, a maestro of blending musical genres and a headliner of major global festivals. He graced the stage with his spectacular DJ set, fresh off his latest album, “Fragments, and was joined by top producer and DJ Cassian, who showcased his genre versatility in a brilliant performance.

Amsterdam Dance Event saw the unveiling of the unique EXIT Echosystem Showcase, featuring performances by the first signee of this comprehensive talent development center, Lanna, along with Human Rias b2b Arodes, iLEE and Ece Ekren! Lanna, a 17-year-old producer and DJ from Novi Sad, once again lived up to her reputation as a prodigy of the electronic music scene. Just before ADE, she joined the roster of the renowned music agent Maria May, representative of one of the highly influential Creative Artists Agency (CAA), with whom she had an emotional first meeting in Amsterdam! Maria May and her team represent some of the world’s biggest stars, such as David Guetta, Paul Kalkbrenner, The Chainsmokers, Black Eyed Peas, Lee Burridge, Blondish, Monolink, Vintage Culture, Robin Schulz and many more, and just last week, Lanna joined this star-studded roster.

Human Rias, whose track “I Can Feel You was recently released under EXIT Soundscape label, delivered a versatile b2b set joined by producer and DJ Arodes. iLEE showcased her DJ prowess, solidifying her high standing in the electronic music scene, while Ece Ekren captivated the Faralda Crane audience with her exotic house sound.

This year, Amsterdam Dance Event took place across over 200 venues, featuring more than 2,500 artists. EXIT festival hosted its inaugural event during ADE in 2018 with its No Sleep music platform, while the very next year saw the debut of the LIFE STREAM events. EXIT continued to host parties in Amsterdam through 2021 and 2022. However, this year’s event stood out, not just for featuring leading names in the electronic music scene but also for introducing the unique Echosystem Showcase.