From Coachella to Ultra, festival lineups are dropping like flies. Finally, one of the gatherings beloved most by us all, Movement Electronic Music Festival, has announced their Phase One lineup for 2015. Detroit’s celebrated Hart Plaza will light up once again on Memorial Day weekend, May 23rd-25th, and will feature six state-of-the-art stages, more than 100 artists, numerous visual installations, and a slew of official after-parties that will take you deep into an evening of dance-music splendor.
At the top of the line-up is a trifecta of standout names: techno icon and Movement flag-bearer Richie Hawtin, hip hop don Snoop Dogg in his DJ Snoopadelic guise, and brothers-in-rave Skrillex and Boys Noize under their Dog Blood banner. Then there’s Disclosurepresenting a special Wild Life showcase with some of their DJ and producer friends. The all-important Motor City contingent includes Carl Craig, Stacey Pullen, GRiZ, Kevin Saunderson,Matthew Dear and offbeat rapper Danny Brown.
As ever, Movement’s commitment to house and techno includes a host of European and UK luminaries. In 2015, Hart Plaza will welcome Berghain residents Ben Klock, Steffi, Ryan Elliottand Marcel Dettmann, Innervisions favorites Dixon and Henrik Schwarz, and Beatport success stories like Patrick Topping, Ten Walls, Recondite and Nina Kraviz.
Other highlights in a long list include Dubfire tag-teaming with Hot Since 82, a Martinez Brothers and Seth Troxler back-to-back, Robert Hood as Floorplan, KiNK doing his celebrated live set, hip hop originals People Under The Stairs and Shigeto‘s powerhouse live show. In short, this one’s huge.
For more info and tickets head to movement.us.