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Movement Festival 2022 in Photos

There is not a better single word to describe one of the most exciting weekends in downtown detroit “Movement”.  The famous electronic festival movement always has an impressive line to get in to see amazing artists on stage.  Saturday through Monday the party rages on.  Even once the doors to the festival have closed, venues […]

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Ke Thu Drops New Visual + Remixes to Celebrate Debut Set at Movement Festival 2022

Detroit-based live electronic duo ke thu are gearing up for their debut performance at Movement Electronic Music Festival on Sunday, May 29th with a one-two punch of releases: a live video for their new track “Every Soul Knows The Infinite,” as well as a split with Beatloaf of JoJo remixes released on local Detroit label, […]

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Movement Festival 2022: PLAYGROUND Official After-Party Guide

As you already know, the after parties during Memorial Day Weekend in Detroit are just as important- if not more so- as the festival itself. If you want to see dance music where it was meant to be played, whether it’s in dark underground refuges and intricately lit clubs, we’ve got a list of our […]

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Movement Music Festival 2022 Returns to Detroit WSG Juan Atkins, Skrillex, Chris Lake, 2 Chainz…

Movement Music Festival has announced the full lineup of its highly anticipated 2022 return! 2022 Lineup features over 110 acts, including acclaimed producer and founder of Brainfeeder Records, Flying Lotus, techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson performing under his iconic alias E-Dancer, and Detroit Techno icon Carl Craig performing a special b2b set with LCD Soundsystem frontman […]

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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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