Wu-Tang Clan, Diplo, VonStroke heading to Movement fest

A host of familiar faces will perform at the Memorial Day weekend festival, May 26-28 at Hart Plaza

Adam Graham
The Detroit News
Raekwon, Method Man, RZA and Ghostface Killah of Wu-Tang Clan will perform at Movement 2018 in Detroit.

Wu-Tang Clan, Diplo, Claude VonStroke, Too Short and BADBADNOTGOOD are among the acts performing at this year’s Movement festival, May 26-28, at Detroit’s Hart Plaza, producers announced Wednesday.

Wu-Tang Clan will close the festival on May 28, performing the group’s classic 1993 debut album “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)” in its entirety. Claude VonStroke will finish out the fest’s first day on May 26, while Loco Dice and the Martinez Brothers will close out the fest’s second day on May 27.

Tickets for the festival are now on sale via the fest’s website, Movement.us. Three-day general admission tickets are $175, VIP passes are $320 and exclusive Club313 passes are $470.

As usual, Detroit acts place prominently in the lineup, with Carl Craig, Kevin Saunderson, Stacey Pullen, DJ Godfather, Eddie Fowlkes, Kenny Larkin and Seth Troxler among the familiar faces performing on the festival’s five stages.

Paxahau Events, which has been producing the festival since 2006, this year celebrates its 20th anniversary as a company.

In all, nearly 90 acts were a part of Wednesday’s lineup announcement.


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Diplo will perform at Movement 2018 in Detroit.

Movement performers

Here’s the full list, in alphabetical order:

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Anthony Parasole

Aurora Halal (live)

Avalon Emerson


Beautiful Swimmers


Black Noi$e

Blake Baxter (live)

Carl Craig

Carlos Souffront b2b Bill Converse

Charlotte de Witte

Christian Smith

Chuck Daniels

Clark Warner

Claude VonStroke

Count Mack

Delano Smith


DJ 3000

DJ Godfather

DJ Holographic

DJ Hype b2b Hazard

DJ Premier

DJ Stingray


Eats Everything

Ectomorph (live)

Ed Rush & Optical

Eddie Fowlkes

Ellen Allien

Eris Drew


Gaiser (live)

Gene Farris

Golf Clap

Helena Hauff


Ida Engberg

Inner City (live)


John Digweed

John “Jammin” Collins

Joseph Capriati

Justin Martin

Kenny Larkin

Kevin Saunderson

KiNK (live)

Kweku Saunderson

Laurent Garnier


Lee Burridge

Loco Dice b2b The Martinez Brothers


Maceo Plex


Marcel Dettmann

Marco Shuttle

Mark Flash

Marshall Applewhite


Mike Huckaby

Milan Ariel (live)

Modeselektor (DJ set)


Nina Kraviz

Öona Dahl

Patrick Russell

PHUTURE (live)

Radio Slave


Seth Troxler

Shady P

Shigeto (live)


Stacey “Hotwaxx” Hale

Stacey Pullen

Steve Bicknell

Stone Owl (live)

The Saunderson Brothers


Todd Osborn

Too Short

Waajeed (live)

Will Sessions and Amp Fiddler featuring Dames Brown

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