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Movement Detroit announces phase one of 2016 line-up

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Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit.

Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit.

The Movement Electronic Music Festival has announced the phase one lineup for its 2016 edition, taking place Memorial Day weekend, May 28-30 inside Detroit’s legendary Hart Plaza.

German electronic music pioneers and GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipients, Kraftwerk will headline the festival, and will feature the group’s acclaimed 3-D experience, Kraftwerk – 3–D. “This is a very special booking for the festival and the fans alike,” says Paxahau’s Artist Coordinator, Chuck Flask. “Kraftwerk’s influence goes beyond electronic music – their sound revolutionized a multitude of genres and paved the way for many of the artists on this lineup.”

Dan Snaith’s Caribou will also make his Movement debut, as will Four Tet, Âme (DJ set) and The Black Madonna, among others.

Legendary Chicago DJ, producer and creator of Acid House (as part of Phuture), DJ Pierre joins the Acid Stageshowcase lineup – a celebration of the genre’s pioneers and rising stars, featuring German electronic powerhouse Boys Noize and festival veteran, Nina Kraviz. Full Acid Stage lineup is to be announced soon.

Countless hometown favorites and acclaimed local artists have also been announced today, including performances by Shaun Reeves, Ryan Crosson and Lee Curtiss for Visionquest’s Five-year Anniversary; Carl Craig and the return of his Detroit Love showcase; Kevin Saunderson is also set to bring back his ORIGINSshowcase for its third consecutive year; Techno innovators Juan Atkins and Moritz von Oswald will perform together as the acclaimed duo, Borderland (billed as: Juan Atkins and Moritz von Oswald Present: Borderland).

Movement Detroit 2016 phase one lineup highlights: Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer, Green Velvet and Claude VonStroke as super-duo Get Real, Chris Liebing, Dubfire’s live spectacle DUBFIRE:LIVE HYBRID, Guy Gerber, John Digweed, J.Phlip, Loco Dice, Maceo Plex, Matador – live, Seth Troxler, Stacey Pullen, Tale of Us, tINI, Will Sessions feat. Amp Fiddler – live, Zip and more. A full list of confirmed artists from the initial lineup announcement can be found below.

3-Day GA Weekend Passes and 3-Day VIP Weekend Passes are now available starting at $135 at www.movement.us. Payment plans are also available. Fans are encouraged to get their tickets in advance as GA reached near capacity and VIP sold out in 2015.

The 60 performers announced today, in alphabetical order, are as follows:
Adam Beyer
Âme – DJ set
Andrei Morant
Anja Schneider
Art Department
Boys Noize
Bruce Bailey
Carl Craig
Chris Liebing
Davide Squillace
Delano Smith
DeWalta & Shannon – live
DJ Pierre
DJ Tennis
Eddie Fowlkes
Ellen Allien
Four Tet
Get Real: Green Velvet & Claude VonStroke
Guti – live
Guy Gerber
Honey Soundsystem
Job Jobse
John Digweed
Juan Atkins and Moritz von Oswald Present: Borderland
Justin Martin
Kraftwerk – 3–D
Kevin Saunderson
Kyle Geiger
La Fleur
Lee Curtiss
Loco Dice
Maceo Plex
Marc Houle – live
Matador – live
Mike Huckaby
Mister Joshooa
MK (Marc Kinchen)
Nic Fanciulli
Nina Kraviz
No Regular Play – live
Paul Woolford
Project 313 – live
Richie Hawtin
Ryan Crosson
Seth Troxler
Shaun Reeves
Sonja Moonear
Stacey Pullen
Tale of Us
The Black Madonna
Will Sessions feat. Amp Fiddler – live


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