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Just Because We Can’t Hear It Doesn’t Mean It’s Not There

Words by Broccoli Around the world people have commented on the stillness of the streets in recent months, stoplights blinking for no one over once-busy intersections. Detroit is no stranger to this phenomenon, having experienced several socioeconomic sine waves in its lifetime far beyond the current pandemic. But for some, the lull will feel particularly […]

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PLAYGROUND DETROIT MOVEMENT 2018 GUIDE: MONDAY MAY 28

Happy Memorial Day! The final day of Movement Festival is full of top talent to bring in the holiday with style. What better way to end the night but with the one and only, Wu-Tang Clan!? Let’s cut to the point: don’t miss these heavy hitters and check out the rest of our top picks […]

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PLAYGROUND DETROIT MOVEMENT 2018 GUIDE: SUNDAY MAY 27

Sunday is the arc of the festival weekend’s activities, so keep your stamina up and move into another day (and night) full of essential Detroit DJ sets. Pro tip: stay hydrated, grab a visor and keep the SPF flowing. Heat stroke isn’t a good look on anyone- and with a high of nearly 90 degrees, […]

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PLAYGROUND DETROIT MOVEMENT 2018 GUIDE: SATURDAY MAY 26

Movement Electronic Music Festival 2018 officially kicks off on Saturday, May 26th at noon. PLAYGROUND DETROIT is highlighting both top emerging and legendary Detroit music acts hand-picked from the entire weekend line-up so you don’t have to worry where you need to be all weekend long. Here is part one of our three-part weekend hit list of […]

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OFFICIAL PLAYGROUND DETROIT MOVEMENT FESTIVAL TOP PARTY GUIDE 2017

Movement Electronic Music Festival is upon us. On this highly anticipated weekend during May 27-29th, music lovers from all over the world congregate in Detroit for three hot and sweaty days of footwork, food, friends and of course- the music. This year’s schedule is brimming with diverse and talented artists [stay tuned for our day-to-day Official […]

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DETROIT RENAISSANCE MAN SHEEFY MCFLY TO RELEASE ‘MURALS’ ALBUM ON MAY 6TH

It’s nearly impossible to be an arts enthusiast in Detroit without hearing the name Sheefy McFly. A dapper native oozing Detroit style, this visual and recording artist has bestowed a bountiful body of projects to date which span from his visual art, hip hop and electronic music and event production for over ten years.  An […]

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PLAYGROUND DETROIT OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY GUIDE TO MOVEMENT FESTIVAL 2016 WEEKEND

It’s that time of year again. It is the time for all music lovers, fanatics and die-hard worshipers to unite from across the globe and retreat to Detroit- the mecca of electronic music, which culminates yearly as Movement Electronic Music Festival. This year is one like no other: the festival is celebrating its 10-Year Anniversary. […]

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PLAYGROUND DETROIT OFFICIAL GUIDE TO MOVEMENT MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016 LINE-UP

This year Movement Music Festival celebrates its 10-Year Anniversary! Where do you even start to create a Memorial Day weekend game plan when all of the world’s greatest electronic musicians are in Detroit for three days that are literally packed full of heart-pumping, feet-stomping madness? Right here. PLAYGROUND DETROIT has curated our annual checklist of […]

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MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY LINE-UP FEATURING KRAFTWERK IN 3-D

Phase one lineup has just been announced for the 2016 Movement Electronic Music Festival, taking place Memorial Day weekend, May 28-30 inside Detroit’s legendary Hart Plaza. Celebrating its 10th anniversary as one of the most globally recognized and influential festivals in the country, Movement continues to embrace its long-standing tradition of promoting a wide spectrum […]

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MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

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 […]

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PUBLIC ART: LEAN PEAKS INSTALLATION STANDS OUT AT CAMP DETROIT DURING MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC FESTIVAL

In its fourth year, CAMP Detroit [Community Arts Moving Projects] has once again challenged “creators to make pieces that reflect the heart & future of Detroit” during Memorial Day weekend, AKA Movement weekend. CAMP chose seven large-scale installations to be featured during the internationally-known music festival providing a huge audience to the inspiring and playful works. PLAYGROUND DETROIT spoke to artist Ellen Rutt and […]

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CAMP DETROIT PROGRAM ANNOUNCES PARTICIPANTS FOR DEMF PUBLIC ART DISPLAYS

CAMP Detroit  has announced the six chosen artists/teams to participate in this year’s 2012 group display at Detroit’s world famous Movement Electronic Music Festival (aka DEMF). This is the second year the CAMP program is bringing public art to Movement. This art will be placed and used within different communities where people gather and celebrate the future of […]

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