Movement Festival Detroit : Phase 1 Lineup Announced

WGlasshouse —  January 28, 2015 — 1 Comment

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The Movement music festival happens May 23-25, 2015 at Hart Plaza in Downtown Detroit. Phase 1 of the lineup has just been released today, and we are excited to share. Movement has been known for it’s meticulously curated lineups of Techno, House, and everything in between. Detroit is always well represented on the lineup, as the birthplace of Techno, and with the city as it’s backdrop, one would be hard pressed to find a more genuine celebration of electronic music. From the early days of DEMF (it’s former name) all the way to the present, this Memorial day weekend festival has become an annual pilgrimage for many seekers of true artistic expression. We have perused Phase 1, and we are very excited about the vibe already being created by the excitement online. It seems that once the first wave of artists are released, people can almost smell the warm air moving into the Motor City, and experience the feeling of sweaty dancing bodies covering the waterfront of the Detroit River, even though it’s 18 degrees at the moment.

Just a few notes about the lineup that we at are excited about… Marcel Dettmann, and 3 Bens make our excited list (Ben Sims, Ben UFO, and Ben Klock). Also notable, a back to back set of Dubfire and Hot Since 82, something new for those of us who have seen Dubfire a number of times, and this is exciting.  There’s also no shortage of “live” sets from Recondite, Kink, Osborne, Shigeto and more to make our nerd-brains go crazy.  Detroit is surely going to get some more nods as they fill out the lineup, but here we see Derek Plaslaiko, Floorplan (Robert Hood), Kevin Saunderson, Danny Brown, Luke Hess, JTC, Stacey Pullen, Ataxia, Corbin Davis, Gabi, and a few others making the local heads shine a bright smile. Overall it’s a great first flash of the goods for Paxahau and the Movement festival. We can’t wait! Let us know who you are excited to see, or would like on phase 2, in the comments below. Check back here for more lineup announcements, extensive artist features, and don’t forget to grab your tickets now at


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Walter Glasshouse is a DJ, Writer and Promoter from Detroit, Michigan. Follow him on Twitter @DJGlasshouse and at He runs a monthly at the Grasshopper in Ferndale, and he loves showcasing Detroit's unique talent base. His DJ sets go all the way from house music to trip-hop, and it's all done with soul and turntablism. Walter also performs as an emcee under the name AudioLogical . He's a little busy, but he loves to write and share his love for music here.
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One response to Movement Festival Detroit : Phase 1 Lineup Announced

  1. Phase 2 Ideas – Alesso, Afrojack, MAKJ, Bassnectar, W & W, 3LAU, Armin Van Burren, Nicky Romero, Eric Prydz, Krewella, Pretty Lights all have openings for May 23-25

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