DAM 2018
3 Days | 100+ Artists | 1 Amazing City

Innovation In The Dam is the experience of a lifetime for drum and bass supporters worldwide, celebrating the best of drum and bass in one of the most iconic cities in the world. Every year we invite ravers from around the globe to join together and witness 3 unforgettable days of music in 2 of the most prestigious venues in Amsterdam; Melkweg and The Box. Along with the biggest drum and bass boat party in the world, and our community meet up at the Coffee Shop. Get your tickets today to be part of this historic event for the essential drum and bass weekender in Amsterdam…


Melkweg, Amsterdam
The Box, Amsterdam


Friday – Sunday
23rd November – 25th November

of d&b
boat party

Andy C, Hazard, Guv, Logan D, Majistrate, SDC [voltage, Bassman, Trigga], TC, Turno, Sub Zero, Serum, Hedex, TNA [Nu Elementz, Azza, Grima], Serial Killaz, Grooverider, Upgrade, Limited, Bladerunner, Benny L & Shimon, Basslayerz [Slipz, Spyda, Blu Bomma], Modified Motion, Hizzleguy, Tyke, Ego Trippin, DJ Ollie, DJ Twista, Boylan, Core Alliance [Warden, J Willz, Load B], Ed Livewire, Dj Phazer, Anagram, Distract, Kendrick, Vital, Reazun Mass & Loose, Connexion, Conman, Kezman B2B Terry M

MC’s Eksman, Evil B, Harry Shotta, Bassman, Trigga, IC3, Shabba D, Grima, Azza, Traumatik, Fatman D, Nutcracka, Spyda, Tonn Piper, Inja, Dreps, Bellyman, Funsta, Swifta Kombo, Felon, Toddla, Skywalker, Blu Bomma, AC MC, Fury, Endo, Mykstar, Gutter, Load B, J Wilz, Reeality, Starz & Deeza, Funktion, D Raw, Pdx, Weeji, Duskee, Charta, Hustle

Jungle Arena
M Beat Live PA, Topcat Live PA, Kenny Ken, Potential Bad Boy, DJ SS [Formation Classics], Aries, Remarc, Devious D, Marvellous Caine, DJ Twista, Ed Livewire, DJ Phazer

MC’s Topcat, Demolition Man, Shabba D, Navigator, Spyda, Fatman D, Moose, Bellyman

Weekender Guide 2018

Here’s a rough guide to the events at the Innovation In The Dam Amsterdam drum and bass weekender. Each event over the weekend will feature a handpicked selection of drum and bass artists, specific artists performing on each night will be chosen from the main lineup, these will be released at the start of the event.

9:00 pm – 5:00 am
Friday Night

Venue:  Melkweg 

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday Daytime

Venue:  Boat (Pier 14) 

10:00 pm – 6:00 am
Saturday Night

Venue: The Box

9:00 pm – 4:00 am
Sunday Night

Venue:  Melkweg 

Amsterdam Weekender Aftermovie 2017

What you can expect at In The Dam 2018!

Evening Tickets

Tickets for Innovation In The Dam 2018 are released in stages, first up we have our discounted earlybird weekender tickets which are strictly limited on a first come first served basis. Once earlybirds are sold out we will then release standard weekender tickets along with individual day tickets, VIP, and finally the boat party tickets.

3 Night
Weekender tickets for Innovation In The Dam give you access to all 3 days of evening events at Melkweg and The Box.
2 Night
2 night tickets are on sale now and give you access to Innovation In The Dam on either Friday and Saturday or Saturday and Sunday.
1 Night
Individual night ticket are on sale now and give you access to Innovation In The Dam either Friday or Saturday (Sunday not available).
Boat Party & VIP

Boat party tickets go on sale at 1pm on Saturday 1st September, people who have purchased their tickets for the main event by 31/08/2018 will get priority access, as always the boat party will sell out fast!

VIP upgrades are available for Saturday night at The Box only, upgrades must be used in conjunction with a valid ticket for Saturday night to gain entry to the event along with the VIP extras.

Boat Party
Boat Party tickets go on sale Saturday 1st September at 1pm, priority goes to those that already have main event tickets.
VIP Upgrades
VIP tickets are available for The Box event on Saturday and get you access to VIP areas, queue jump + more.
Amsterdam Venues

For our weekend of drum and bass in Amsterdam we use two of the biggest and best venues in the city…


Melkweg has been our long-term residency in Amsterdam city, it’s one of the major event venues in Amsterdam hosting all the big concerts and parties. For Innovation In The Dam we’ll be taking over both arenas at Melkweg bringing you the best in drum’n’bass from around the globe on the Friday and Sunday night.
Facilities: Cloakroom, smoking room, tram stop nearby
Address: Lijnbaansgracht 234a, 1017 PH Amsterdam

The Box

The Box is our venue for Saturday Night in Amsterdam. It’s a huge warehouse style superclub venue made for music events, concerts, and raves like Innovation In The Dam. Due to it’s location outside of the main city we can really push our award winning sound system to the limits meaning you can enjoy drum’n’bass the way it was meant to be heard.. LOUD! And with the biggest capacity of any club in Amsterdam Innovation’s Saturday night at The Box will be one you’ll never forget!

Facilities: Lockers, smoking area, VIP areas
Address: Mekongweg 5, 1043 AE Amsterdam

If you want the ultimate experience at The Box make sure you grab one of our Saturday night VIP upgrades for just £14

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