MODESELEKTOR – live, dubfire:live HYBRID, RZA feat. STONE MECCA,
MATTHEW DEAR and more…
MAY 28 – 30
More than just a well-curated event, Movement is a celebration of techno and the city where it came from. Resident Advisor
The 10-year anniversary of Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival is shaping up to be a momentous affair.THUMP 
Single-Day Passes, 3-Day Weekend Passes, 3-Day VIP Weekend Passes are now available at
DETROIT, April 7, 2016—Movement Electronic Music Festival is pleased to announce its 10-year anniversary stage lineups, featuring over 120 performances across six stages inside Detroit’s legendary Hart Plaza on Memorial Day weekend, May 28-30, 2016.
Since its inception, Movement has been globally recognized as one of the most influential festivals in the country for its unique programming as well as its long-standing tradition of promoting a wide spectrum of up-and-comers, local luminaries and pioneers of electronic music, in the birthplace of Techno.
Legendary electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk will make history at their first-ever appearance at Movement as headliners for Saturday (May 28) on the Movement Main Stage, featuring the group’s critically acclaimed 3–D show (billed as Kraftwerk – 3–D).
Saturday (May 28) lineup highlights:
Kraftwerk – 3–D, Maceo Plex, DâM-FunK – DJ set, Kenny Dope, Four Tet, Caribou, Matthew Dear, Stacey Pullen, Seth Troxler, Carl Craig, Nic Fanciulli, Guti – live,  
Ectomorph – live
Saturday will also include the return of Carl Craig’s Detroit Love showcase on the Made In Detroit Stage presented by THUMP, including performances by Stacey Pullen, Matthew Dear, La Fleur and Paul Woolford, just to name a few.
Detroit-based collective Interdimensional Transmissions celebrates its 21-year anniversary with a showcase on theOpportunity Detroit Stage, featuring 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).
Sunday (May 29) lineup highlights:
dubfire:live HYBRID, RZA feat. Stone Mecca, Loco Dice, Adam Beyer,
The Black Madonna, Tiga, Art Department, Eddie Fowlkes, Mija, What So Not,
Kill The Noise, Âme – DJ set, Tale of Us, Magda, Mike Huckaby
On Sunday (May 29), Dubfire brings his live spectacle dubfire:live HYBRID to close out the Movement Main Stage, while hip-hop icon and defacto leader of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan RZA, featuring his live band Stone Mecca (billed as RZA feat. Stone Mecca), headlines the Red Bull Music Academy Stage.
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, taking place on the Underground Stage, featuring Kill The Noise, What So Not, Alex Metric, Mija, Rezz and many more.
Monday (May 30) lineup highlights:
Modeselektor – live, Get Real: Green Velvet & Claude VonStroke, Kevin Saunderson,
Boys Noize, Richie Hawtin, Chris Liebing, Guy Gerber, John Digweed, DJ Pierre,
Nina Kraviz, MK (Marc Kinchen), J.Phlip, Joseph Capriati
On Monday (May 30), Modeselektor will close out the festival with a special live set on the Movement Main Stage, marking the acclaimed dance duo’s first appearance at the festival and only performance of the year under the Modeselektor alias.
Techno darling Richie Hawtin will headline the Beatport Stage as part of the first-ever PLAYdifferently Protoypes Tour and new mixer launch. Notable performances on this stage include: Joseph Capriati, tINI and Hito.
Closing out the Made In Detroit Stage presented by THUMP, festival favorite Kevin Saunderson will be joined by Guy Gerber, MK (Mark Kinchen), The Saunderson Brothers and many more as part of the Techno pioneer’s ORIGINS series showcase (billed as Kevin Saunderson presents ORIGINS: Elevation).
The day-by-day festival schedule and showcases can be found at
Single-Day tickets are available, starting at $75 at 3-Day GA Weekend Passes and 3-Day VIP Weekend Passes are also available. Fans are encouraged to get their tickets in advance as GA reached near capacity and VIP sold out in 2015.
About Movement:
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.
Awards and accolades received by the festival and producer include: 
  • “16 of Summer’s Best Music Fests” Jetsetter Magazine 2016
  • #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 2016, 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
Instagram: @movementdetroit
Twitter: @movementdetroit
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About Paxahau
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.

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