Movement Returns to Hart Plaza This Weekend

Movement music festival 2023 features more than 115 different acts on six stages this Memorial Day weekend.
The Movement music festival is a three-day event that takes place in Hart Plaza. // Photograph courtesy of Movement music festival

Movement music festival returns to Hart Plaza this Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, 2023, with more than 115 different acts from the electronic music space and related genres on six stages.

Among the artists on the 2023 lineup are Adam Port, AK, Beatnox, Buzz Goree, Carl Craig ft. Jon Dixon, Cybotron, Green Velvet, Kash Doll, Milan Ariel, Sheefy McFly, Skrillex, Three 6 Mafia, Uniiqu3, and many others.

It all kicks off on Saturday on The Star Gate Stage and the Pyramid Stage with performances by Niks and Al Ester, respectively. J. House & Masquenada, Erika, and Ladylike follow at 3 p.m. on the Waterfront Stage, Underground Stage, and Detroit Stage, and Stacey Hotwaxx Hale performs at 4 p.m. on the Movement Stage. Each stage offers a different themed experience. Musical performances vary by date and stage.

In addition to the music, Movement will feature a wide variety of food options — from chicken on a stick and a cup of fries with vinegar to gourmet bowls and falafel sandwiches. Plus, the Tito’s River Garden, which offers “hidden refuge with one of a kind view of the river” for when you need a moment to chill.

Several notable music brands will be on site at the Movement Studio presented by Streetwater, which is located near the Detroit Stage, with instrument displays and tech demonstrations.

Guests will also be able to take in the 2023 Artist-in-Residence installation with 1XRUN, which features work by Detroit artists Amy Fisher Price and Kelly Golden inside the Pyramid Amphitheatre near the Pyramid Stage.

And The Detroit Techno Foundation and Underground Music Academy present their “Respect the Architects exhibition, which celebrates and explores some of the “unsung heroes” in Detroit’s electronic musical community.

Three-day general admission tickets to Movement are $279, while single-day tickets can be purchased for $119 each. Pre- and after parties will be thrown each day. Download the Movement App to keep up with those happenings.  

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This post has been updated for 2023.