September 12, 2023 – Independent dance music label Armada Music today announced its partnership with Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) which will see the first ever DJ sets to be performed in one of the airport’s 360-degree-view watch towers.

Techno pioneer Joris Voorn and trance legend Ferry Corsten will each perform a one-hour set as part of the label’s flagship livestream series ‘Armada In The Mix’, that will be broadcast via Armada Music TV on Wednesday October 18, 20:00 CEST. The inaugural event marks the beginning of the label’s ADE program, titled ‘Welcome To Our Home’.

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Maykel Piron, CEO and co-founder of Armada Music said, “We wanted to go all out for ADE this year, especially with it being the Armada’s 20th anniversary. It’s not every day that our artists get the opportunity to perform in one of the world’s most famous airports, and what better way to commence our biggest ADE program to date!”

"It's fantastic to see the coming together of two iconic Dutch brands,” added Arthur Reijnhart, Director Commercial, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. “For many fans and artists, Schiphol is the gateway to ADE. The tower where Armada Music's ADE kick-off is taking place provides an iconic backdrop. It’s extra special that we’re able to offer a select group of fans the chance to attend."

Playing on the theme of ‘Welcome To Our Home’, the label is running a competition to give six fans (per performance) the opportunity to attend the recording. Competition links and more information can be found below. Tickets can be won in pairs.

Click here to win 2x tickets to Joris Voorn @ Schiphol Airport


Click here to win 2x tickets to Ferry Corsten @ Schiphol Airport

Armada Music’s 2023 ADE program runs from October 18 – October 22 and includes several artist showcases and workshops. See below for the full program.

Armada Music ADE 2023 program:


Wednesday, October 18

‘Armada In The Mix’ @ Amsterdam Airport Schiphol via Armada Music TV


Thursday, October 19

Armada Electronic Elements showcase @ Lagerwal, Amsterdam Noord

Lineup (A-Z):



Maxim Lany


Yulia Niko


Friday, October 20

Armada University @ ADE Lab

11:00 – 12:00 – Maxim Lany

12:15 – 13:15 – Carly Wilford

13:30 – 14:30 – Armin van Buuren

14:45 – 15:45 – Eelke Kleijn

16:00 – 17:00 – Enamour


‘Armada Invites’ @ Armada Music HQ

Lineup (A-Z)

Carly Wilford


Marco Lys

Matt Guy


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About Armada Music

Armada Music is the biggest independent dance music label in the world, founded in 2003 by Armin van Buuren, Maykel Piron and David Lewis (AR-MA-DA). A six-time winner of the IDMA for ‘Best Global Label’, Armada Music boasts the globe’s biggest dance music catalog of over 40.000 tracks and a mouth-watering artist roster.


Promoting dance music all over the world from its offices in Amsterdam (HQ), New York and London, Armada Music represents and cultivates the creative exploits of some of the biggest players in the electronic music game, including Armin van Buuren, ARTY, Audien, Brando, Cat Dealers, D.O.D, Ferry Corsten, Jan Blomqvist, Loud Luxury, and Tensnake. Through this star-studded dance music army, Armada Music collects over 1 billion streams per month, secures weekly airplay on the biggest nation-wide broadcasting stations (such as BBC Radio 1 and Sirius XM), and frequents the top spots of the U.S. Mediabase Dance Airplay charts. Continually bringing out the best in its artists has led to various high-magnitude achievements, including Armin van Buuren’s Grammy nomination for ‘This Is What It Feels Like’, Lost Frequencies’ Diamond Award for exceeding the mark of one billion streams on Spotify and the huge success of Loud Luxury and Brando in the U.S. and beyond.


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About Ferry Corsten

Hailing from Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Ferry Corsten’s illustrious career is exemplified by a passion for music that began as a hobby and spiralled into a full-blown profession, as he continues to push the boundaries of trance music as much today as much as he did in his fledgling career. This is highlighted by his latest project UNITY, a concept launched in 2018 that will see Ferry collaborate with iconic trance acts throughout the year with the vision of uniting the Trance community for a bigger cause. Ferry has partnered with VH1’s Save The Music Foundation, an organisation formed to reinstate music programs for children, which has helped 2,100 schools to date. The first of these collaborations came in the form of icon Paul Oakenfold, a track that Billboard hailed as the “perfect starting point for UNITY”, following up with collaborations with the likes of DIM3NSION, Jordan Suckley, Saad Ayub and most recently ‘We’re Not Going Home’ with Ilan Bluestone, with more high-profile UNITY collaborations due imminently moving into 2019. This project follows on from Ferry’s 2017 sci-fi concept album ‘Blueprint’, a full length for which Ferry worked with House Of Cards screenwriter David H. Miller to complete, and which includes narration from Amazing Spider-Man and Exorcism Of Emily Rose actor Campbell Scott. 2018 also saw Ferry place in DJ Mag’s Top 100 poll for the 8th consecutive year, rising 15 places and extending his ranking as the longest serving Dutch DJ in the poll, capping what was an impressive year.


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About Joris Voorn

Many consider Amsterdam to be the global capital of techno and few artists embody that notion more than Joris Voorn. He sits at the epicentre of the Dutch electronic music scene and is one of Netherlands’ most celebrated international touring acts. He is a perfectionist and an immaculate purveyor of high quality techno and forward thinking house.


A futuristic modern-art-meets-tech touring artist whose feet are firmly planted in the world of underground techno, Joris is also embedded in the worlds of contemporary art, photography and architecture. His attention to detail in the studio, on stage or in design are unsurpassed.


Born in the Dutch town of Tilburg, the son of a composer and a music teacher, Joris gained international recognition with his debut ‘Muted Trax’ EP on Keynote which was quickly followed by his universally acclaimed ‘Lost Memories’ release on Sino the following year. The follow-up ‘Lost Memories Part 2’ in 2004 included the standout track ‘Incident’ which became an immediate and firm fixture in the sets of many of his now-peers including Carl Cox, Derrick May and Laurent Garnier.


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About Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol welcomed 52.5 million passengers in 2022 and 1.44 million tonnes of cargo was transported through Schiphol. With 313 direct destinations around the world, Schiphol offers one of the best networks of destinations and frequencies in Europe. This makes Schiphol one of Europe's most important main ports and one of the two European hubs of Air France-KLM and the SkyTeam alliance. Schiphol Airport is an important economic driver for the Netherlands and the region.


Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is part of Royal Schiphol Group. Royal Schiphol Group is an airport company that operates airports in the Netherlands, has international activities and participations in foreign airports. Royal Schiphol Group's mission is connecting your world.



About Armada Music

Armada Music is the biggest independent dance music label in the world. Founded by Armin van Buuren, Maykel Piron (CEO) and David Lewis, the label manages an ever-growing catalog of over 40,000 tracks, built up across twenty-plus years of specialized dance music exploitation.

Representing artists such as Armin van Buuren, ARTY, D.O.D, Eelke Kleijn, Jan Blomqvist, Loud Luxury, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Tensnake, THEMBA and Yulia Niko, Armada Music amasses more than one billion streams per month, airplay on leading radio outlets such as BBC Radio 1 and Sirius XM, and top positions in the world’s most notable charts. The label also takes great pride in major achievements such as Armin van Buuren’s GRAMMY nomination for ‘This Is What It Feels Like’, Loud Luxury and Brando’s ‘Body’ surpassing one billion streams on Spotify and breaking artists such as Lost Frequencies into global stardom.

Across offices in Amsterdam (HQ), New York, London and Laren (NL), Armada Music offers a truly global appeal to its growing roster. The label has its own club, radio studio and multiple production studios, and hosts various live formats. Producer platform Armada University, which offers educational products and opportunities, shows the label’s sustained effort to nurture the next wave of talent.

In 2023, Armada Music launched BEAT Music Fund, the world’s first dance music investment company, that acquires catalogs with the mission of honoring, representing and reinvigorating them. BEAT’s portfolio will continue to grow; in the first six months following its launch, BEAT acquired the catalogs of, among others, electronic music star ARTY, house and techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson’s KMS Records, legendary NYC-based house label King Street Sounds and chart-topping producers Chocolate Puma.

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