MOVEMENT DETROIT 2016 ANNOUNCES PHASE TWO LINEUP; OVER 60 PERFORMANCES ADDED
MODESELEKTOR – live
RZA feat. STONE MECCA, KILL THE NOISE, JOSEPH CAPRIATI, TIGA,
MATTHEW DEAR, MIJA and more…
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
MOVEMENT 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
MAY 28 – 30
HART PLAZA, DETROIT
“Movement Detroit’s annual revelry is the pinnacle of underground dance music.” THUMP
3-Day Weekend Passes, 3-Day VIP Weekend Passes and Single-Day Passes now available at www.movement.us
Movement Electronic Music Festival is pleased to announce over 60 performances on the phase two lineup for the festival’s 10-year anniversary celebration, taking place Memorial Day weekend, May 28–30 inside Detroit’s legendary Hart Plaza.
Modeselektor will make their first appearance at the festival, performing a live set on the Main Stage. The acclaimed dance music duo will join Techno pioneers Kraftwerk (billed as Kraftwerk – 3–D) and Dubfire’s live spectacle, dubfire:live HYBRID as headliners on the Main Stage.
Also announced on the phase two lineup is an eclectic collection of live acts and performances, including: hip-hop icon and de facto leader of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan RZA featuring his live band Stone Mecca (billed as RZA feat. Stone Mecca), Joseph Capriati, Tiga, Matthew Dear, DâM-FunK (DJ set), ZelooperZ, Kyle Hall and Kenny Dope, just to name a few.
Skrillex’s LA-based record label and creative collective OWSLA will bring forth some of the imprint’s top talent to the festival’s OWSLA Showcase, featuring performances by Kill the Noise, Alex Metric, Vindata, Mija, Rezz and many more.
Detroit-based collective Interdimensional Transmissions will have a showcase to celebrate its 21-year anniversary with a headlining performance by Claude Young as well as a new all-hardware, all-analog live show by Ectomorph(label founder Brendan M. Gillen and Erika).
A full list of confirmed artists from the phase two lineup announcement can be found below. The day-by-day festival schedule, showcases and official afterparties will be announced soon.
3-Day GA Weekend Passes and 3-Day VIP Weekend Passes are now available, starting at $175 atwww.movement.us. Single-Day tickets are also available, starting at $75. Fans are encouraged to get their tickets in advance as GA reached near capacity and VIP sold out in 2015.
The 64 performances announced today, in alphabetical order, are as follows:
Abbe & Toth
Art Payne & Keith Martin
Bjarki – live
DâM-FunK (DJ set)
Dub Phizix & MC Strategy
Ectomorph – live
Israel Vines – live
Kill the Noise
Mark 8en Moss
Mike Servito b2b Derek Plaslaiko
Modeselektor – live
RZA feat. Stone Mecca
Stacey “Hotwaxx” Hale
Stone Owl – live
The Saunderson Brothers
What So Not
Today’s lineup is in addition to the phase one announcement made by Paxahau, which included: Adam Beyer,Âme – DJ set, Andrei Morant, Anja Schneider, Art Department, Boys Noize, Bruce Bailey, Caribou, Carl Craig, Chris Liebing, Davide Squillace, Delano Smith, DeWalta & Mike Shannon – live, DJ Pierre, DJ Tennis,dubfire:live HYBRID, Eddie Fowlkes, Ellen Allien, Four Tet, GET REAL: Green Velvet & Claude VonStroke,Guti – live, Guy Gerber, Heidi, Hito, Honey Soundsystem, J.Phlip, Job Jobse, John Digweed, Juan Atkins and Moritz von Oswald present: Borderland, Justin Martin, Kevin Saunderson, Kraftwerk – 3–D, Kyle Geiger,La Fleur, Lee Curtiss, Loco Dice, Maceo Plex, Magda, Marc Houle – live, Matador – live, Mike Huckaby, Mister Joshooa, MK (Marc Kinchen), Nic Fanciulli, Nina Kraviz, No Regular Play – live, Paul Woolford, Project 313 – live, Richie Hawtin, Ryan Crosson, Scuba, Seth Troxler, Shaun Reeves, Sonja Moonear, Stacey Pullen, Tale of Us, The Black Madonna, tINI, Will Sessions feat. Amp Fiddler – live, Zip.
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 120 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. More than 111,000 people from around the globe attended the 2015 festival.
Awards and accolades received by the festival and producer include:
- #2 on Beatport’s “15 Incredible Techno Festivals to Hit in 2015”
- New York Times “50 Essential Summer Festivals” in 2015
- Resident Advisor’s “Festival of the Month” for May 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008 and 2007
- “50 Must-See Music Festivals of 2015” Rolling Stone
- #2 on THUMP’s “10 North American Festivals That Won 2014”
- #5 on inthemix list of “12 Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss in 2014”
- #6 on Magnetic Mag’s list of “Most Life-changing EDM Festivals”
- #8 on Rolling Stone list of “Summer 2014’s Must-See Music Festivals”
- #14 on Pulse Radio’s “Must Do Festivals Before You Die” 2014
- “Best Festival” by Metrotimes reader’s survey in 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2009.
- #2 on Details “Hottest Summer Music Festivals of 2013”
- #2 on Beatport’s “20 Most Anticipated Dance Music Festivals Around the World” 2013
- #10 on Do Android’s Dance? “Best Festivals of 2013”
- #18 on inthemix list of “25 Festivals to Discover Before You Die” 2013
- “Best Niche Festival” 2011 Rolling Stone
To learn more, visit www.movement.us.
Paxahau, now in its eleventh year as producer of the Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit, first established itself two decades ago as an online resource to promote electronic music in Detroit. Paxahau is a name synonymous with excellence and has an industry reputation that is unparalleled. Paxahau is recognized across the world by artists and industry executives as a premier production and promotions organization rooted firmly in the birthplace of Techno.