Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival 2014 Phase One Lineup: RICHIE HAWTIN, CARL COX, LOCO DICE, PETE TONG, ACTION BRONSON
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The 2014 Movement Electronic Music Festival makes its way back to Detroit’s Hart Plaza on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26 for a three-day celebration of dance music and the people that make it great. 2014 marks the festival’s ninth year and promises to be the best one yet with a staggering assortment of rising talents, local heavyweights and pioneering legends.
Paxahau, producers of the annual dance event, are pleased to announce the phase one lineup featuring Detroit techno pioneer, Richie Hawtin; legendary dance music icon and Intec label boss, Carl Cox; and the highly versatile electronic music DJ/producer, Loco Dice.
Famed Radio One broadcaster, DJ and current Evolution Radio host, Pete Tong, whose name has been ubiquitous with dance music for decades, will make his Movement debut in2014 as will rising hip-hop star, Action Bronson. Techno titans Speedy J and Lucy will perform as the collaborative duo Zeitgeber for the first time in the U.S.
A large number of local artists are included in the announcement today, fortifying the festival’s unwavering support of Detroit and the artists within. This includes one of Detroit’s favorite sons, Grammy-nominated DJ/producer and Planet E chief, Carl Craig; the legendary Jeff Mills; and Techno-soul pioneer, Eddie “Flashin” Fowlkes, just to name a few.
“We really wanted to have some fun with the lineup this year and showcase artists that continue to reinvent the wheel of electronic music as well as a slew of hometown favorites who are legends in their own right,” said Chuck Flask, artist coordinator for Movement Electronic Music Festival.
MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014 PHASE ONE LINEUP
(MAY 24 – 26)
The 49 performances announced today, in alphabetical order, are as follows:
Action BronsonAdam X – liveAltstadt EchoAnthony “Shake” ShakirBlack Asteroid – liveBMGBrian Sanhaji – live
DTM 2×4 DJ Seoul & T. Linder
Eddie “Flashin” Fowlkes
Escort – live
Los Hermanos – live
Metro Area – live
Octave One – live
Project 313 – live
Simian Mobile Disco
Stacey “Hotwaxx” Hale
Tale of Us
The Martinez Brothers
Zeitgeber (Speedy J & Lucy)
The Movement Electronic Music Festival takes place every Memorial Day weekend inside Hart Plaza – Detroit’s legendary riverfront destination. The festival features: five technologically-rich outdoor stages; more than 100 artists; a posh VIP setting located behind the main stage; dozens of official afterparties; an interactive technology center featuring the hottest gear in the industry; and several art displays to stimulate the senses. Over 107,000 people from around the globe attended the 2013 festival.
Awards and accolades received by Movement Electronic Music Festival and Paxahau include:
- Resident Advisor’s “Festival of the Month” for May 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008 and 2007.
- #2 on Details “Hottest Summer Music Festivals of 2013”
- #18 on inthemix list of “25 Festivals to Discover Before You Die” 2013
- “Best Niche Festival” 2011 Rolling Stone.
- #1 on the 2010 New York Post list of “10 Outstanding Music Fests.”
- “Best Annual Event” by the Real Detroit Weekly reader’s survey in 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010.
- “Best Festival” by Metrotimes reader’s survey in 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2009.
- “Best Festival of the Year” by Metromix.com’s reader’s survey in 2012, 2011 and 2009.
- “Festival of the Year” by URB Magazine reader’s survey in 2008.
- URB Magazine named Paxahau “Promoter of the Year” in 2004.