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Movement Festival announces 2018 schedule and stages

Movement Electronic Music Festival is pleased to announce its 2018 stage lineups and programming, featuring over 85 performances inside Detroit’s legendary Hart Plaza on Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28. Single-day and weekend passes are available.

Movement Festival 2018
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In keeping with the tradition of providing the best festival experience, this year’s event will include the festival’s original five stages and will feature new designs and elements for the Red Bull Music Stage, Stargate Stage and the Pyramid Stage. More information will be posted to the festival’s social media channels following the set times announcement. This year’s stages are as follows: Movement Stage, Red Bull Music Stage, Stargate Stage, Pyramid Stage and Resident Advisor Underground Stage. Red Bull Radio will be live streaming from the Red Bull Music Stage throughout the festival weekend on redbullradio.com.

Detroit Yoga Labs will once again host Movement Yoga on-site, taking place on Sunday (May 27) and Monday (May 28) at the Pyramid Stage. Full schedule and set times can be found via this link.


Day 1 (Saturday, May 26):

Dirtybird label boss Claude VonStroke will close out the Movement Stage for the first time. The Movement Stage will also feature performances by Justin Martin, Solardo, and Dirtybird’s rising star Fisher. Meanwhile, Carl Craig and friends will take over the newly-designed Stargate Stage for another edition of Detroit Love; and the Resident Advisor Underground Stage will host one of Detroit’s most celebrated labels, Interdimensional Transmissions, for a day reminiscent of the group’s famous warehouse parties, featuring performances by Ectormorph – live, Marco Shuttle, Helena Hauff and many more; festival favorites Maceo Plex, Ida Engberg, Christian Smith and Lee Burridge will all take the helm performing on the newly-designed Pyramid Stage.

Day 1 (Saturday, May 26) lineup highlights:

Claude VonStroke, DJ Hype b2b Hazard, Carl Craig, Luciano, Ectomorph – live, Maceo Plex, Too $hort, Helena Hauff, Ida Engberg, Lee Burridge, Justin Martin, Stacey Pullen, Fisher, Bevlove, Solardo, Waajeed – live, Christian Smith


Day 2 (Sunday, May 27):

The Movement Stage will feature a rare b2b closing set by Loco Dice and The Martinez Brothers. Meanwhile, legendary French producer, DJ and radio host Laurent Garnier makes his long-awaited return to the festival for closing duties on the Red Bull Music Stage. It will feature additional performances by Modeselektor (DJ set), Shigeto – live, and Avalon Emerson just to name a few. Sunday’s Pyramid Stage is stacked with global talent from start to finish, featuring Nastia, Tiga, Marcel Dettmann and Nina Kraviz to close it out.


Day 2 (Sunday, May 27) lineup highlights:

Loco Dice b2b The Martinez Brothers, Laurent Garnier, John Digweed, Kevin Saunderson, Ø [Phase], Nina Kraviz, Modeselektor (DJ set), Eats Everything, KiNK – live, Marcel Dettmann, Shigeto – live, Anthony Parasole, Tiga, Nastia, Avalon Emerson, Eddie Fowlkes.


Day 3 (Monday, May 28):

Movement 2018 closes out with a special performance by all nine members of the Wu-Tang Clan celebrating the legendary Hip-Hop group’s 25th anniversary and their classic debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Meanwhile, one of the most talked about Techno artists in 2017, Charlotte de Witte makes her Movement debut on the Resident Advisor Underground Stage. Plus, Mad Decent label boss and producer Diplo returns to the festival for a closing set on the Red Bull Music Stage following acclaimed Jazz and Hip-Hop quartet BADBADNOTGOOD. The Stargate Stage will host some of Dance music’s brightest young talent out today, including REZZ, Mija, and J.Phlip, too.


Day 3 (Monday, May 28) lineup highlights:

Wu-Tang Clan 25th Anniversary, Charlotte de Witte, Dubfire, Joseph Capriati, Diplo, REZZ, BADBADNOTGOOD, Mija, J.Phlip, DJ Stingray, DJ Premier, Phuture – live with IAN Live, Mark Flash, Hito, Inner City – live, Golf Clap.


Movement 2018 Single-Day, GA Weekend, and VIP Weekend Passes are now available at this link. A limited number of the coveted Club313 Passes remain.


Finally, download the Movement 2018 App to customize your schedule, discover new artists, view the festival map and much more. Now available for iOS and Android smartphones.


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