Jul 2016 | Amsterdam | Alda Events & ID&T

Event Information

The Amsterdam Music Festival (AMF) is an annual event that takes place during the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The greatest DJ’s in the world performed at the largest showcase of electronic music at the AMF editions in 2013, (RAI, Amsterdam), 2014 & 2015 (Amsterdam Arena) and 2016 (Amsterdam Arena, Ziggo Dome & Heineken Music Hall).

Role Backbone

Backbone was responsible for production management, technical production & technical design as well as the overlay management for all editions.The AMF is characterized by challenging but astonishing stage designs created by 250K. Backbone translated these stage designs into technical and logistical reality. Next to the technical realization of the various stage designs, Backbone was also responsible for the site production of the various locations as well as the outside areas.

Backbone also took care of the entire sourcing of facilities and services required by way of structured pitch documents and were purchased through the client. This massive operation was managed by a production manager, provided by Backbone, responsible for the entire production process, budgeting and logistics. Often this production manager had a dual capacity: production manager as well as technical producer.

From 2013 until 2016, Backbone produced a total of 22 shows in the RAI Amsterdam, Amsterdam Arena, Ziggo Dome and HMH (AFAS Live).