Movement Music Festival

Detroit’s annual three-day revelry Movement Music Festival has announced their Phase 1 lineup for 2017!


Movement Music Festival 2017 will be led by dance music legend Carl Cox as the headliner on the Main Stage on Monday. Returning to the iconic Hart Plaza on Memorial Day Weekend, May 27th – 29th, 2017, Movement Music Festival will be the premier destination to celebrate techno and the city where it came from. Festival organizers Paxahau Events revealed over 65 acts in today’s initial lineup announcement, featuring a very special Movement debut performance by Detroit Techno pioneers Juan Atkins, Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson as The Belleville Three. The complete Phase 1 lineup listing can be found below.

3-Day GA Weekend Passes and 3-Day VIP Weekend Passes are now available HERE!

“I am really looking forward to coming back to the home of Techno, it’s been a few years now since I was there last, but I can finally say, I am coming back,” says Carl Cox. “I always have so much fun, with my DJ peers and the party people. I cannot wait to rock the dance floor once again. See you soon…”

– Carl Cox

Movement Music Festival 2017 Phase 1 Lineup:

Movement Music Festival 2017

Movement Music Festival 2017 – Phase 1 Lineup:

  • Adam Beyer
  • Alton Miller
  • Altstadt Echo
  • Ambivalent
  • ANNA
  • Anthony Jimenez
  • Audion – live
  • AX&P (Adam X & Perc)
  • Barclay Crenshaw
  • The Bellevile Three
  • Ben Klock
  • Carl Cox
  • Carl Craig
  • Cassy
  • Chris Liebing
  • Coyu
  • Daniel Avery
  • Danny Brown
  • Death In Vegas present: Transmission – live
  • Dixon
  • DJ Harvey
  • DJ Hyperactive
  • DJ Psycho
  • DJ Seoul
  • Dopplereffekt – live
  • Drumcell
  • Dusky
  • Earl “Mixxin” McKinney
  • Earl Sweatshirt
  • Factory Floor – live
  • Francesca Lombardo
  • Function – live
  • Golf Clap
  • Headless Horseman – live
  • Jamie Jones
  • Joseph Capriati
  • Josh Wink
  • Kai Alcé
  • Kate Simko
  • Keith Worthy
  • Kerri Chandler
  • Kevin Saunderson as E-Dancer – live
  • Larry Heard aka Mr. Fingers – live
  • Leon Vynehall
  • Luke Hess
  • Mathew Jonson – live
  • Matrixxman
  • Michael Mayer
  • Mirko Loko
  • Mount Kimbie – live
  • Nicole Moudaber
  • Norm Talley
  • Orphx – live
  • Pan-Pot
  • Paranoid London – live
  • Patrick Topping b2b Nathan Barato
  • Project 313 – live
  • Recondite – live
  • River Tiber
  • Robert Hood – live
  • Rodriguez Jr. – live
  • Rrose – live
  • Ryan Elliott
  • Sheefy McFly
  • Shiba San
  • Sleeparchive – live
  • Soul Clap – live
  • Stacey Pullen
  • Teklife: DJ Spinn & DJ Taye
  • Waajeed

About Movement Music Festival

The Movement Electronic Music Festival takes place every Memorial Day weekend inside Hart Plaza – Detroit’s legendary riverfront destination. The festival features: More than 120 of electronic music’s most illustrious artists performing in the birthplace of Techno; six outdoor stages; engaging art displays curated by top talent; a posh VIP setting located behind the Main Stage; an interactive technology center featuring the industry’s top electronic music instrument makers; and stellar additional programming each night after the festival closes, with dozens of official afterparties at several of the city’s hottest clubs and event spaces. Over 30,000 people a day from around the globe attended the 2016 festival.

About Paxahau Events

Paxahau, now in its twelfth 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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Apart from being the creative director of EDMID, Tamlyn has previously worked as a talent buyer and marketing manager for a local events company. She has been actively involved in the EDM community since the early 2000s and has attended everything from small club events to massives. Through EDMID she hopes to positively influence the way you view EDM and introduce you to different aspects of the genre and the culture that comes with it.

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