This year’s Movement Electronic Music Festival is already lining up to be an epic event. With a partial lineup of over 70 artists announced yesterday, and more to come, the challenge will be to catch all your favorites. This 10th year anniversary event has Inner City, Model 500, and Richie Hawtin’s live Plastikman performance on the partial list of artists announced by Paxahau, hosts for the Memorial Day weekend party in Detroit.
An alphabetical listing of the more than 70 performers announced today is as follows:
Acid Didj, Agoria, Anthony “Shake” Shakir, A-Trak, Cassy, Chris Liebing, Claude VonStroke, Dan Bain, Derrick Carter, DJ Dick, DJ Godfather, DJ Hype, DJ Koze, DJ Pierre, DJ Sneak, Francesco Tristano – Live, Hudson Mohawke, Ida Engberg, Inner City, ItaloBoyz, Jamie Jones, Jennifer Xerri, Joel Mull, John Acquaviva, John Johr, Josh Wink, Kenny Larkin – Live, K-HAND, Kid Sister – Live, Kraak & Smaak, Kyle Hall, Larry Heard, Luke Hess – Live, Magda, Mark Ernestus (Rhythm & Sound), Martin Buttrich – Live, Martinez Bros, Martyn, Matthew Hawtin, Minx, Michael Mayer, Mr Scruff, Model 500, Onur Ozer, Paco Osuna, Phat Kat & Guilty Simpson with Will Sessions – Live, Pretty Lights – Live, Punisher, Radioslave, Recloose, Rex Sepulveda, Richie Hawtin – Live (Plastikman), Rick Wilhite, Rob Hood – Live, Rolando, Ryan Crosson, Scion – Live, Secrets – Live, Simian Mobile Disco, Stacey Pullen, Starski&Clutch, Theo Parish, Woody McBride.
Discounted weekend passes for the Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit are on sale now until 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 3 for only $40. The price for weekend passes increases to $50 after the discounted super early bird promotion ends. Weekend passes can be purchased exclusively at www.paxahau.com/movement.
Purchasing a weekend pass provides fans of Techno and electronic dance music access to a premier outdoor urban venue in the heart of Detroit Saturday, May 29 through Monday May 31 to experience 36 hours of music being performed by some of the most recognizable names in electronic music. Gates will open at noon each day and close at midnight each night.
Movement Electronic Music Festival is an all-ages event. Youth under the age of 12 years receive free admission and families are encouraged to attend.
About Movement Electronic Music Festival
Since 2000 electronic music fans from across the globe have made the pilgrimage every May to Detroit—the city where Techno music was born. 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the electronic music festival in Detroit. In 2009 the Movement Electronic Music Festival recorded its best attendance figures to date since becoming a ticketed event in 2005. Some 83,322 people filled the outdoor venue last year. An international partnership was also forged with promoters from Torino Italy to create Movement Torino. The Movement festival has won several “Best Event” awards from the likes of Real Detroit Weekly, Metromix.com, URB and Resident Advisor.
About Paxahau Event Productions
Paxahau is now in its fifth year as producers of the Movement Electronic Music Festival after first establishing itself in 1998 as an online resource to promote both Techno and electronic dance music. Since then the team at Paxahau has earned the respect of their peers and formed a very strong network of alliances throughout the music industry. Today Paxahau Event Productions is recognized across the world by artists and industry executives as a premier event production and promotions organization. To learn more visit: www.paxahau.com.
Watch out for more news and goodies from the techno front as MMR gets ready for the best electronic music festival of the year!