By: Cole Epley
Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit, Michigan
2010 marks a decade of Movement Electronic Music Festival in
Attendees this year can expect nearly 100 artists performing from noon to midnight every day on four scintillating stages of pulse-pounding electronic bliss. Headliners include Plastikman and Model 500, and you won’t want to miss live sets by Booka Shade, Ghostland Observatory and Pretty Lights. Also on board is Chi-town’s Derrick Carter (widely regarded as one of the best DJs in the world),
Tickets: Three-Day Weekend Passes are available for $60 and are on sale at the festival homepage. Click the ‘Buy Tickets’ link on the left hand side of the page and follow the instructions to make your ticket purchase. VIP Packages are also available for just $150 and include the following: VIP Check-In, VIP Access to birds-eye view above and behind Main Stage, premium drink tickets at the VIP bar, discounted drinks, Movement Festival T-shirt voucher, executive bathroom access and more! Visit the site for full details.
Lodging: Event pricing discounts are in effect for VIP ticketholders at the MGM Grand hotel with the festival code (available at the ticketing site). Organizers have reserved a block of rooms at the Westin as well, and links to both the MGM Grand and Westin specials are available on the festival homepage. Movement organizers have teamed up with the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitor’s Bureau website at www.visitdetroit.com to provide a comprehensive list of all Downtown hotels and lodging options.
Stages: This year’s Movement Electronic Music Festival will feature four stages of live electronic music performed by almost 100 artists. The actual schedule is yet-to-be-announced, but the lineup is set, so be sure to visit the homepage as the festival draws nearer to find out when and who will be playing at Movement!
After Parties: There’s certainly no shortage of after-parties at this year’s Movement Electronic Music Festival. Visit www.paxahau.com/movement/?cat=6 to get a glimpse of what’s on the menu for each of the 8 official after-parties happening throughout the weekend. Almost all of the events are 18+ affairs, but check the site to be sure you won’t be denied entrance. Presale ticketing is available to these events as well, so if you want to plan ahead and get tickets early (recommended) be sure to visit the site to pick your poison.
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Anthony "Shake" Shakir
Francesco Tristano - Live
Kenny Larkin - Live
Kid Sister - Live
Kraak & Smaak
Luke Hess - Live
(Rhythm & Sound)
Martin Buttrich - Live
Phat Kat & Guilty Simpson
w/ Will Sessions - Live
Pretty Lights - Live
Rob Hood - Live
Scion - Live
Secrets - Live
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