MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
by Paulina Petkoski
Movement Electronic Music Festival has announced this year’s stage lineups, which features over 140 performances across six stages inside Detroit’s legendary Hart Plaza on Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25, 2015. Over the years, Movement has been globally recognized for its unique talent curation and programming, showcasing artists from a wide-spectrum of up-and-comers, local luminaries, pioneers and trailblazers in Techno, House, Hip-Hop and more.
The Movement Electronic Music Festival takes place every Memorial Day weekend inside Hart Plaza – Detroit’s legendary riverfront destination. The festival features: six technologically-rich outdoor stages; more than 140 artists; a posh VIP setting located behind the main stage; dozens of official afterparties; an interactive technology center featuring the hottest gear in the industry; and several art displays to stimulate the senses.
Over 107,000 people from around the globe attended the 2014 festival.”
The Main Stage will feature headlining performances by Techno darling Richie Hawtin, legendary Hip-Hop artist Snoop Dogg as DJ Snoopadelic and Boys Noize and Skrillex as the enigmatic duo, Dogblood.
Main Stage lineup highlights:
For the past eight years, Red Bull Music Academy has infused new acts to the festival while showcasing groundbreaking artists. This year’s RBMA Stage lineup includes a headlining performance by chart-topping duo Disclosure as part of their traveling Wild Life showcase and a special performance by Detroit rapper Danny Brown. Techno pioneer Juan Atkins will celebrate 35 years of his illustrious career with a special performance under his iconic alias, Model 500. The Made In Detroit Stage presented by THUMP will feature a series of showcases curated by some of Detroit’s most celebrated names and figures, such as ORIGINS by Techno legend Kevin Saunderson; the highly acclaimed touring showcase Detroit Love by hometown hero Carl Craig; and The Movement Ghostly Showcase by the revered Ann Arbor music collective, Ghostly International.
Made In Detroit Stage presented by THUMP highlights:
Carl Craig feat. Mike Banks
Kevin Saunderson & Derrick May- “Hi-Tech Soul,”
PHUTURE – live
Shigeto – live
Some of Detroit’s hottest up-and-comers will perform at the festival’s SixthStage – a newly added stage dedicated to the city’s rising stars. This year’s lineup features a headlining performance Detroit’s own, Sinistarr as well as a special Konkrete Jungle Detroit showcase from Mark 8EN Moss, Dilemma and Calico just to name a few.
3-Day Weekend Passes, 3-Day VIP Weekend Passes & Single-Day Passes now on sale at www.Movement.us
Paxahau, now in its tenth year as producer of the Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit, first established itself two decades ago as an online resource to promote both Detroit and electronic music. Paxahau is a name synonymous with excellence and has an industry reputation that is unparalleled. Paxahau maintains Movement’s independently owned festival status and is recognized across the world by artists and industry executives as a premier production and promotions organization rooted firmly in the birthplace of Techno.