Movement Festival 2023 Reveals Line-up ft. Underworld, Charlotte de Witte + Caribou, Kash Doll + More
Movement is back! Music fans will once again descend upon Detroit, the mecca of Techno music, and be treated to three days of diverse curation on Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-29, 2023) inside Hart Plaza at downtown Detroit’s riverfront.
This year’s line-up includes Caribou, Huey Mnemonic, Kash Doll, Moodymann, Masters at Work, Robert Hood (Live) Fjaak, DJ Minx, DJ Seinfeld, Shigeto, TSHA, Dom Dolla B2B JOHN SUMMIT, LSDXOXO, and SO many more…
3-Day and 1-Day Passes for both GA and VIP are Now On Sale at www.movementfestival.com
Paxahau, the producers of the Movement Music Festival, have shared the 2023 lineup, including the highly anticipated festival debut and headline slot from electronic music legends Underworld. Since its inception, Movement has been deeply dedicated to bringing a completely original experience to Detroit, with a focus on showcasing authentic and diverse lineups that provide an experience that is purely about the music and culture.
This year’s lineup features Movement Stage headliners, including Belgian Techno star Charlotte de Witte; and legendary British electronic music duo Underworld, and features an inspired selection of dance music’s most in-demand artists, underground mainstays, and notable first-time performers; a potent cross section of seasoned vets and future generations of electronic music.
Notable first-time performers include: Detroit’s own Father Dukes; Swedish-born producer DJ Seinfeld; UK’s breakout dance music producer TSHA; Brooklyn-based electronic music producer and vocalist Ela Minus; Italian Techno live artist Giorgia Angiuli; Philadelphia-born, Berlin-based producer LSDXOXO; as well as Berlin-based Techno producer and DJ SPFDJ.
The complete performances in alphabetical order by day are as follows:
SATURDAY, MAY 27th
BASEMENT JAXX (DJ SET)
CARL CRAIG FT. JON DIXON (LIVE)
DERRICK CARTER B2B MARK FARINA
J HOUSE & MÁSQUENADA (HOUSEPARTY)
KYLE HALL B2B BYRON THE AQUARIUS
MAGDA B2B MIKE SERVITO
MASTERS AT WORK
OCTAVE ONE (LIVE)
SHAUN J. WRIGHT
SHIGETO FT. DEZ ANDRÈS (LIVE)
STACEY HOTWAXX HALE
THREE 6 MAFIA
ZEDS DEAD (ALTERED STATES)
SUNDAY, MAY 28th
CHARLOTTE DE WITTE
DECODER B2B JAY YORK
KEVIN REYNOLDS (LIVE)
KEVIN SAUNDERSON B2B DANTIEZ
MATHEW JONSON (LIVE)
PARANOID LONDON (LIVE)
REBECCA GOLDBERG (313 ACID QUEEN SET)
ROBERT HOOD (LIVE)
RYAN CROSSON B2B SHAUN REEVES
SCAN 7 (LIVE)
MONDAY, MAY 29th
BONOBO (DJ SET)
DOM DOLLA B2B JOHN SUMMIT
GIORGIA ANGIULI (LIVE)
JAVONNTTE & ISAAC (HYBRID SET)
MULTIPLES (SURGEON & SPEEDY J) HARDWARE (LIVE)
STEPHAN BODZIN (LIVE)
Each year on Memorial Day weekend, thousands of people from across the globe gather in the birthplace of Techno to celebrate the heritage of Detroit and its musical influence over countless generations – new and old. Movement Music Festival is one of the longest-running dance music events in the world, committed to showcasing authentic electronic music and providing an experience unlike any other. The festival takes place in Hart Plaza – Detroit’s legendary riverfront destination.
Awards and accolades received by the festival and producer include:
- Resident Advisor’s “Festival of the Month”
- “16 of Summer’s Best Music Fests” Jetsetter Magazine
- The New York Times “50 Essential Summer Festivals”
- “50 Must-See Music Festivals” Rolling Stone
- #6 on Magnetic Mag’s list of “Most Life-changing EDM Festivals”
Paxahau, now celebrating its 25th anniversary as dance music promoters and producers, specializes in producing music festivals and events incorporating the most innovative sound designs and always placing the highest priority on music. The company first established itself in 1998 as an underground party promoter and online resource to showcase electronic music culture in Detroit. Paxahau, now in its 17th year as producer of the Movement Festival in Detroit, is recognized across the world by artists, community members, and industry executives as a pioneering promoter rooted firmly in the birthplace of Techno.
Image credit [TOP]: Michael Christie Photography