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Awakenings ADE Opening Night

Wed – Thu
Oct 19 – 20, 2022


For its 25th anniversary, esteemed festival juggernaut Awakenings will be hosting 9 shows at the techno temple where it was originally founded, Amsterdam’s Gashouder. Six of the eagerly-anticipated Awakening ADE events are set to take place at the Gashouder, and the remaining three shows will kick off at the world-renowned Ziggo Dome, with lineups that include icons and future stars of techno.

As always you can expect the kind of larger-than-life lighting and production that Awakenings has become known for. As one of the world’s longest running festival brands, they definitely know how to bring the heat when it comes to building a remarkable experience.

This year’s programming—gearing up to run during Amsterdam’s Dance Event—will no doubt be some of the most exciting festival goers will have experienced yet. Kicking off Awakening’s opening night on October 19 are a star-studded handful of techno’s heaviest hitters of the likes of Cera Khan, Héctor Oaks, Nina Kraviz, Paula Temple, U.R. Trax, and Vladimir Dubyshkin.Berlin-based techno DJ Cera Khan plays “whatever the fuck she wants,” and is guaranteed to have you grooving along to her acid-rave and hardcore techno selections. The Rave Apocalypse show host isn’t the only techno head that will be performing at Awakenings ADE first event.

Nina Kraviz at our virtual Gashouder for Awakenings Festival 2020 | Online weekender

Siberian Ibiza-favorite, Nina Kraviz, will be bringing her charismatic stage presence & all of her favorite selections to the opening party as well. Héctor Oaks, Paula Temple, and electronic producer DJs U.R.Traxx and Vladimir Dubyshkin round out the rest of the opening night’s lineup.

After an incredibly successful Awakenings summer session in July, festival organizers have planned a plethora of events and lineups unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

ADE’s opening night is only the beginning. Get ready to experience Awakening’s on a brand new level—these talented acts are sure to impress you with their selections of the latest and greatest cuts from the techno genre, live from the legendary Gashouder venue.

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