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Movement Announces Schedules, Showcases and NEW Stages


It comes with great excitement that Movement organizers Paxahau have announced stage lineups, label showcases, and NEW stage names for the 2017 festival. The three day event, which will take place over Memorial Day Weekend along Detroit’s famous waterfront, promises more than 110 performances across six stages for Movement 2017.

Paxahau is changing things up in 2017 with new stage names: Pyramid Stage (formerly Beatport Stage), Stargate Stage presented by THUMP (formerly Made In Detroit Stage presented by THUMP),Resident Advisor Underground Stage (formerly Underground Stage). And the sixth stage is now the Made In Detroit Stage.

All three days are packed with heavy hitters all around so be sure to utilize the Movement smartphone app to schedule accordingly.

Day 1 highlights (Saturday, May 27): The Main Stage will host a very special debut performance by Detroit Techno pioneers Juan AtkinsDerrick May and Kevin Saunderson as The Belleville Three. Carl Craig’s Detroit Love showcase will take place on the Stargate Stage presented by THUMP. The Red Bull Music Academy Stage, celebrating its 10th year at Movement will host Los Angeles-based rapper, music producer and prominent member of the OFWGKTA crew, Earl Sweatshirt, along with Factory Floor – live and Larry Heard aka Mr. Fingers. Red Bull Radio will be livestreaming from the Red Bull Music Academy stage throughout the festival weekend on redbullradio.com. And for the icing on the cake, Richie Hawtin will close down the Main Stage with his new audio-visual show CLOSE – Spontaneity & Synchronicity. More MUST SEE acts include Nicole Moudaber, Factory Floor – live, Octave One, Robert Hood, Pan-Pot, Ben Klock, Cassy, Function – live, Kai Alcé, AX&P (Adam X & Perc)

Day 2 highlights (Sunday, May 28): World-renowned electronic music artist and producer deadmau5 with headline the mainstage under his techno alias, Testpilot. Meanwhile, hip-hop icon Juicy J closes out the Red Bull Music Academy Stage and Innervisions founder Dixon will treat festival attendees to a three-hour set on the Pyramid StageSteve Rachmad will perform as STERAC on the Resident Advisor Underground Stage and Kevin Saunderson’s ORIGINS showcase will take place on the Stargate Stage presented by THUMP. More MUST SEE acts include DVS1, Red Axes (DJ set), Paranoid London – live, Josh Wink, Dopplereffekt, Michael Mayer, BXT

Day 3 highlights (Monday, May 29th): Techno mastermind Chris Liebing will orchestrate mayhem on the Pyramid Stage; Carl Craig will bring his acclaimed live show, Carl Craig presents Versus Synthesizer Ensemble to the Main Stage following Claude VonStroke’s festival debut as his hip-hop alter-ego Barclay Crenshaw. Jamie Jones will host the Paradise showcase on the Stargate Stage presented by Thump and Detroit’s very own Danny Brown takes over closing duties at the Red Bull Music Academy Stage. And for the close of all festival closes, the Godfather of dance music, Carl Cox will close out Movement 2017 on the Main Stage. More MUST SEE acts include Soul Clap Live feat. Amp Fiddler, Danny Brown, Jamie Jones, Kerri Chandler, The Gaslamp Killer, DJ Harvey, Paco Osuna, Recondite, Ben Sims b2b Truncate, S U R V I V E

Paxahau is also excited for the return of Movement Yoga presented by Detroit YogaLabs, which will take place on Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29) at the Made In Detroit Stage.


Movement Festival – Hart Plaza – Downtown Detroit – May 27, 28, 29, 2017

3-Day GA Passes, 3-Day VIP Passes and Single-Day Passes are now available at MOVEMENT.US

And don’t forget about the after parties: MOVEMENT.US/EVENTS

Stay tuned to Data Transmission for more Movement announcements coming soon.


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