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Published: February 26, 2011

Paxahau, producers of the Electronic Music Festival in Detroit, announce the names of 20 acts already confirmed to perform May 28-30 in downtown Detroit’s Hart Plaza; a limited number of $50 early bird weekend passes are now available through      


“The Electronic Music Festival in Detroit is an institution,” said Festival Talent Director Chuck Flask.  “Each year we aim to showcase the best international talent alongside the legends of Detroit Techno.”  


One of the 20 acts announced today was Sven Väth, considered among the first DJs to play trance records, and founder of the legendary trance music label Harthouse, will be performing in Detroit for Movement 2011.


“Sven has been on our list of artist performances we wanted to be able to offer Electronic Music Festival attendees for years,” said Flask.  “His presence at this year’s festival is an example of how the Detroit festival has evolved to become a major tour stop for world-renowned artists.”

Also announced was VisionquestSeth Troxler, Ryan Crosson, Shaun Reeves and Lee Curtissan innovative and exciting new breed of DJ/producers from Detroit that are often featured with two members performing together live, and the other two DJing in the same set.   

The list of 20 acts in alphabetical order is as follows: 

  • Ana Sia
  • Art Department
  • Bruce Bailey
  • Cio D'or
  • Dam-Funk & Master Blazter – live
  • DJ T-1000
  • Echospace – live
  • Goldie
  • Green Velvet – live
  • Kerri Chandler
  • Marcel Dettman
  • Mimosa
  • Reference
  • Scuba
  • Shlomi Aber
  • Skrillex – live
  • Soul Clap
  • Sven Väth
  • Tini
  • Visionquest – live/dj


Limited Number of Early Bird Weekend Passes Available Now

A limited number of early bird weekend passes are now available for only $50.  Visit the online ticket store at to purchase a three-day pass today.   


About the Electronic Music Festival in Detroit

Paxahau’s Electronic Music Festival, Movement, is an internationally recognized music marathon that delivers three days and three nights of non-stop performances from more than 100 artists across five stages set in an outdoor plaza located along the Detroit River.    

Headlining talent from around the world performs alongside legendary hometown heroes as thousands of festival-goers dance to the music, and then keep the celebrations going at a full roster of epic after parties.  Nearly 100,000 people from across the globe attended the festival in 2010. 


The Movement Electronic Music Festival was voted “Best Annual Event” by the Real Detroit Weekly reader’s survey in 2011 and 2010.  In 2010 the festival was number one on the New York Post’s ‘10 Outstanding Music Fests’ list.   Resident Advisor named Movement Electronic Music Festival as its “Festival of the Month” in May of 2010, 2008 & 2007. readers named the Movement Electronic Music Festival “Best Festival in 2009.”  URB Magazine readers named Movement 2008 as its "Festival of the Year."  URB Magazine named Paxahau Promotions Group “Promoter of the Year” in 2004.        


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