DETROIT, January 24, 2019—Movement Music Festival, one of the longest running and most acclaimed electronic music festivals in the world, is pleased to reveal the full lineup for 2019, taking place Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27 inside Hart Plaza, Detroit’s legendary riverfront park.
Since its inception, Movement has been deeply dedicated to bringing a completely original experience to Detroit, the place where it all began for Techno music. Festival organizers are hyper focused on showcasing authentic talent for the event, which in turn provides an experience that is purely about the music. Movement fans will find themselves immersed with the best of the best, seasoned vets and up and comers within Techno and other dance music genres.
Festival organizers Paxahau previously announced a lineup preview, which included UK dance music pioneers Orbital, who will be performing live for the first time in Detroit in almost 20 years; as well as Amelie Lens, Stephan Bodzin – live, Chris Lake, Danny Brown, Hot Since 82, Floorplan – live, DJ Nobu and Heiko Laux. Today’s announcement features 79 additional acts, including GRAMMY-nominated producers Disclosure, who will be performing their acclaimed DJ set packed with new material and exciting production elements. Other notable acts announced today include Michigan native and “future funk” trailblazer, GRiZ who will be bringing his acclaimed live show to Movement; a special b3b set from Techno stalwarts Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber, and Paco Osuna who are reuniting after a legendary performance at Nicole’s MoodRAW night at Output in New York; Off-White founder and Louis Vuitton’s artistic director Virgil Abloh delivering an exclusive DJ set exploring the robust relationships between fashion and music; Superstar MC and trap music pioneer Gucci Mane; and Korean-American artist and rising global sensation, Yaeji, who is known to blend both House and Hip-Hop coupled with lyrics in both Korean and English. Complete lineup listing can be found below.
The full lineup, in alphabetical order by day, is as follows:
SATURDAY, MAY 25
Al Ester b2b Earl Mixxin Mckinney
Disclosure – DJ set
Kenny Larkin – live
LSD (Luke Slater, Function, Steve Bicknell)
Maya Jane Coles
Octave One – live
Ryan Crosson b2b Shaun Reeves
Tin Man – live
WAJATTA – live (John Tejada x Reggie Watts)
SUNDAY, MAY 26
Asher Perkins & Rex Sepulveda: Front to Front – live
Charlotte de Witte
Dubfire b3b Nicole Moudaber b3b Paco Osuna
Kevin Saunderson b2b The Saunderson Brothers
MONDAY, MAY 27
Audion – live
Dabrye + Kadence
Detroit Techno Militia 2×4
FJAAK – live
Floorplan – live
Hot Since 82
Mathew Jonson – live
Remote Viewing Party
Shigeto – live
Tale Of Us
The Advent – live
Movement 2019 3-Day Weekend and Daily Passes for both GA and VIP are now available for purchase at www.movement.us. Payment Plan options are also available.
Each year on Memorial Day weekend, thousands of people from across the globe gather in the birthplace of Techno to celebrate the heritage of Detroit and its musical influence over countless generations, new and old. Movement Music Festival is one of the longest-running dance music events in the world, committed to showcasing authentic electronic music and providing an experience unlike any other. The festival takes place in Hart Plaza – Detroit’s legendary riverfront destination.
Awards and accolades received by the festival and producer include:
Resident Advisor’s “Festival of the Month” for May 2018 – 2010, 2008 and 2007
“The 16 Best Festivals of 2016” Magnetic Magazine 2017
“16 of Summer’s Best Music Fests” Jetsetter Magazine 2016
“Summer 2016’s 30 Must-See Music Festivals” Rolling Stone
#2 on Beatport’s “15 Incredible Techno Festivals to Hit in 2015”
New York Times “50 Essential Summer Festivals”
“50 Must-See Music Festivals” Rolling Stone 2015
#6 on Magnetic Mag’s list of “Most Life-changing EDM Festivals”
Paxahau specializes in producing music festivals and events incorporating the most innovative sound designs and always placing the highest priority on music. The company first established itself in the 1990s as an underground party promoter and online resource to showcase electronic music culture in Detroit. Paxahau, producer of the Movement Festival in Detroit, is recognized across the world by artists, community members, and industry executives as a pioneering promoter rooted firmly in the birthplace of Techno.