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Movement Music Festival 2018 Announces Schedule and Stages

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Movement Electronic Music Festival has announced its 2018 lineups and programming. The festival will feature over 85 performances inside Detroit’s famed Hart Plaza over Memorial Day Weekend on May 26-28. Single-day and weekend passes are available here.

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Carrying out the tradition of providing the best festival experience, this year’s event will include Movement’s original five stages. Additionally, the festival will feature new designs and elements for the Red Bull Music Stage, Stargate Stage, and the Pyramid Stage. More information will be posted to the festival’s social media sites following the set times announcement.

Billboard Entertainment has high expectations for the event:

A festival unlike anything else, dedicated to the realest DJs, the best MCs, and the rough gem of a city that made all this music possible.

The five stages are as such: Movement Stage, Red Bull Music Stage, Stargate Stage, Pyramid Stage, and Resident Advisor Underground Stage. Red Bull Radio will also be live streaming from the Red Bull Music Stage throughout the weekend.

Resident Advisor is also ready for the fun:

More than just a well-curated event, Movement is a celebration of techno and the city where it came from.

Detroit Yoga Lab will once again host Movement Yoga on-site on Sunday, May 27, as well as Monday, May 28 at the Pyramid Stage.

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Photo Credit: Movement Official Media

The App

Download the Movement 2018 App to customize your schedule, discover new artists, view the festival map, and much more. During the festival, the app will provide updates and information about things fans may not want to miss. Now available for iOS and Android smartphones.

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Schedule Highlights

Day 1 – Saturday, May 26

Performing day one at the Movement Stage will be Justin Martin, Solardo, and Dirtybird’s rising-star FISHER. Meanwhile, Carl Craig and friends will take over the newly-designed Stargate Stage for another edition of Detroit Love.

The Resident Advisor Underground Stage will host Interdimensional Transmissions, one of Detroit’s most celebrated labels. The curated event will emulate the group’s infamous underground warehouse parties, featuring performances by Ectomorph (live), Marco Shuttle, and Helena Hauff.

Festival favorites Maceo Plex, Ida Engberg, Christian Smith, and Lee Burridge will all perform on the newly-designed Pyramid Stage. Last but not least for the night, Dirtybird-label boss Claude VonStroke will close out the Movement Stage for the first time.

Day 2 – Sunday, May 27

Sunday’s Pyramid Stage is stacked with global talent from start to finish, featuring Nastia, Tiga, Marcel Dettmann and Nina Kraviz to close it out.

Closing out the Movement Stage will feature a rare b2b closing set by Loco Dice and The Martinez Brothers.

Simultaneously, at the Red Bull Music Stage, legendary French-producer and radio host Laurent Garnier makes his long-awaited return to the festival for closing duties. The Red Bull Music Stage will feature additional performances by Modeselektor (DJ set), Shigeto (live), and more.

Day 3 – Monday, May 28

Performing day three will be one of the most talked about techno-artists Charlotte de Witte making her Movement debut on the Resident Advisor Underground Stage. Mad Decent label-boss and producer Diplo also returns to the festival for a closing set on the Red Bull Music Stage after acclaimed jazz and hip-hop group BADBADNOTGOOD.

The Stargate Stage will see the likes of some of dance music’s brightest young talent. The artists performing include REZZ, Mija, J. Phlip, and more.

Closing out Movement 2018 will be a legendary performance by all nine members of the Wu-Tang Clan. Such an act will celebrate the hip-hop group’s 25th anniversary, and their classic debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).

Check out the 2018 trailer below!

Full schedule and set times can be found here.

Movement 2018 Single-Day, GA Weekend, and VIP Weekend Passes are now available here. A limited number of the coveted Club313 Passes remain.

Pineapple Guy has not experienced anything alike:

I thought I was pretty music-savvy beforehand but, after attending Movement, I feel like I’ve been lied to my entire life.

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