Dubspot @ Movement Festival 2015 – Hart Plaza, Detroit, MI

Dubspot is proud to partner up with Paxahau, Detroit’s premier promotions group for the electronic music to once again celebrate the city’s legendary Movement Electronic Music Festival. Join us during the three-day festival in the all-new Technology-Area for educational demonstrations, learn about our courses, and hang with some of the crew.

This Memorial Weekend, Detroit will transform into the Mecca of Techno and House music as over 100,000 anxious dance music fans descend upon Hart Plaza, the cities legendary riverfront destination for the Movement Electronic Music Festival. For over a decade, Movement has celebrated Techno, House, Hip-Hop, and Detroit’s extensive legacy of musical roots and creative power. The festival is globally recognized for its unique talent curation and programming, showcasing artists from a wide spectrum of pioneers, up-and-comers, local luminaries, and industry innovators.


The festival takes place May 23-25 and features six technologically-rich outdoor stages bringing in more than 140 artists ranging from veterans such as Richie Hawtin and Kevin Saunderson to festival newcomers Disclosure and Snoop Dogg. Enjoy an extensive amount of amenities available to all attendees including the all-new interactive Technology Area featuring the hottest gear in the industry, art displays to stimulate the senses, lockers, free bike valet, expanded food options, and the enhanced Riverfront Biergarten. Also, you can customize your experience with the all-new Movement app and charging stations. Step up your experience and enjoy the posh VIP setting located behind the main stage and let the party continue from dozens of official afterparties.

Full Lineup and Schedule

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In celebration of the city’s events and festivities taking place during Movement weekend, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan declares May 23-25 as Detroit Techno Week in the city’s annual Letter of Recognition for the event.

Stage Lineup Highlights


Movement Main Stage Highlights:

Richie Hawtin, DJ Snoopadelic, Dog Blood, GRiZ, Art Department, Loco Dice, Dixon, Luciano, Recondite – live, Art Department, Bob Moses – live, Maceo Plex, Ten Walls – live, Snoop Dogg as DJ Snoopadelic, Boys Noize, Skrillex, Patrick Topping, and many more.

Red Bull Music Academy Stage Highlights:

Disclosure, 30th Anniversary of Metroplex Records with Juan Atkins’ Model 500 and Eddie Fowlkes, Squarepusher – live, Kenny Larkin – live, Octave One – live, Kerri Chandler, Eats Everything, Method Man, Hudson Mohawke, Danny Brown, JETS (Jimmy Edgar + Machinedrum), Joy Orbison, Ben UFO, and many more.

Beatport Stage Highlights

Tuskegee (Seth Troxler b2b The Martinez Brothers), Joseph Capriati, Joris Voorn, Henrik Schwarz – live, Soul Clap, Maya Jane Coles, Hot Since 82, Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber, Joris Voorn, Paco Osuna, and many more.

Made In Detroit Stage Presented by THUMP Highlights:

Carl Craig feat. Mike Banks, Stacey Pullen, Matthew Dear, Ryan Elliott, Kevin Saunderson & Derrick May present “Hi-Tech Soul,” MK (Marc Kinchen), Lee Foss, Floorplan, PHUTURE – live, Shigeto – live, Paul Woolford, Dink & TK, and many more.

Underground Stage Highlights:

Regis, Ben Klock, Ben Sims, Paula Temple, Marcel Dettmann, Nina Kraviz, Sterac aka Steve Rachmad, Matador – live, and many more.

Sixth Stage Highlights:

Sinistarr, Mark 9EN Moss, Earl “Mixxin” McKinney, Bruce Bailey, 313 The Hard Way (DJ Seoul b2b DJ Psycho b2b T.Linder), Shawn Rudiman, Dilemma, Calico, Andy Garcia, ADMN, and many more.

Tickets and Additional Information

Single Day GA – $75

3-Day Weekend Passes – $150

3-Day VIP Weekend Passes – $260

Purchase Tickets here.

To learn more, visit www.movement.us.

Official Movement Afterparties Schedule here.

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About Paxahau

Paxahau, now in its tenth year as producer of the Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit, first established itself two decades ago as an online resource to promote both Detroit and electronic music. Paxahau is a name synonymous with excellence and has an industry reputation that is unparalleled. Paxahau maintains Movement’s independently owned festival status and is recognized across the world by artists and industry executives as a premier production and promotions organization rooted firmly in the birthplace of Techno.

Awards and accolades received by the festival and producer include:

  • #2 on Beatport’s “15 Incredible Techno Festivals to Hit in 2015”
  • Resident Advisor’s “Festival of the Month” for May 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008 and 2007
  • #2 on THUMP’s “10 North American Festivals That Won 2014”
  • #5 on inthemix list of “12 Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss in 2014”
  • #6 on Magnetic Mag’s list of “Most Life-changing EDM Festivals”
  • #8 on Rolling Stone list of “Summer 2014’s Must-See Music Festivals”
  • #14 on Pulse Radio’s “Must Do Festivals Before You Die” 2014
  • “Best Festival” by Metrotimes reader’s survey in 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2009.
  • #2 on Details “Hottest Summer Music Festivals of 2013”
  • #2 on Beatport’s “20 Most Anticipated Dance Music Festivals Around the World” 2013
  • #10 on Do Android’s Dance? “Best Festivals of 2013”
  • #18 on inthemix list of “25 Festivals to Discover Before You Die” 2013
  • “Best Niche Festival” 2011 Rolling Stone


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