You might have heard of a little festival called Movement which descends upon downtown Detroit's Hart Plaza every Memorial Day weekend? They've just released their official lineup for 'phase one' (with more to come) for this year's fest, and you can find it below.
It looks like a real return to form to us, with a super cast of international and local performers who veer from the experimental to the straight-ahead. You don't see Skrillex, Snoop, or any Kardashian members on the list. Kraftwerk were amazing last year at the Masonic, so that's super they're part of the show. There is a reason so many people travel from around the globe to attend this thing.
Three-day general admission weekend passes and their pricier VIP counterparts are now available, starting at $135, at www.movement.us. Payment plans are also available. "Fans are encouraged to get their tickets in advance as GA reached near capacity and VIP sold out in 2015."
In addition to Kraftwerk (in 3-D!), you've got the following 59 performers in not-actually-alphabetical order: Adam Beyer, Âme, Andrei Morant, Anja Schneider, Art Department, Boys Noize, Bruce Bailey, Caribou, Carl Craig, Chris Liebing, Davide Squillace, Delano Smith, DeWalta & Shannon, DJ Pierre, DJ Tennis, Dubfire, Eddie Fowlkes, Ellen Allien, Four Tet, Get Real (Green Velvet with Claude Von Stroke), Guti, Guy Gerber, Heidi, Hito, Honey Soundsystem, J.Phlip, Job Jobse, John Digweed, Juan Atkins with Moritz von Oswald, Justin Martin, Kevin Saunderson, Kyle Geiger, La Fleur, Lee Curtiss, Loco Dice, Maceo Plex, Magda, Marc Houle, Matador, Mike Huckaby, Mister Joshooa, MK (Marc Kinchen), Nic Fanciulli, Nina Kraviz, No Regular Play, Paul Woolford, Project 313, 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, Zip, and even more than that. Then there are the afterparties, of course.
Whew. My feet hurt already just thinking of all the dancing I'll be doing that long, long weekend.
"Movement Electronic Music Festival takes place every Memorial Day weekend inside Hart Plaza – Detroit’s iconic riverfront destination. The festival features: six technologically-rich outdoor stages; more than 130 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."