Your Guide to Movement Detroit 2022 After Parties

movement 2022 after parties
Author : Skylar Schossberger
March 28, 2022

Your Guide to Movement Detroit 2022 After Parties

Movement Music Festival is one of North America‚Äôs biggest techno events. Occurring every Memorial Day weekend, the renowned festival has been canceled the last few years but makes its triumphant return to Detroit in 2022. Seasoned ravers know the party doesn’t end with the main event. Here’s your guide to Movement Detroit 2022 after parties.

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FRIDAY, MAY 27

6AM SELECT

100% LIVE TECHNO

Location: TBA

Come experience a different kind of techno event, all music is performed live by artists Headless Horseman, Luis Flores, Monix, Fadeface, Humanmask, Tunnel, and Xexzy.

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6AM SELECT

WHOSE HOUSE?! BATTLE OF THE CITIES: CHICAGO X DETROIT

Location: 14925 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48238, USA

Before mp3s and CDs. Before the Internet. These two cities created something truly unique and special. Something that the rest of the world wanted. It wasn’t just the music. It wasn’t just the partying and the raves. It was everything. In the spirit of tradition that helped to form this culture, Chicago and Detroit come together to battle on the decks. The lineup will feature several of the legendary artists who were integral in the creation of house music and the culture the came with it.

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IGNITION: DETROIT 2022

Location: Exodos Rooftop

Kick off the first Movement in three years with D-Unity, Juliet Fox, Sam Wolfe, and others.

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META TA PHYSIKA – THE GREAT BEYOND

Location: Leland City Club

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OFFICIAL PRE-PARTY W/ DESERT HEARTS

Location: Magic Stick

Over the past five years, the Desert Hearts family has found itself at the center of a dusty movement, fostering intimate experiences of sonic joy and unbounded love across the globe. Part boutique festival, part record label, and part globetrotting party brigade, this ragtag crew of dreamers has emerged as a vibe-focused force radiating a conscious ethos of House, Techno and Love. Join Desert Hearts in Detroit for their Official Movement Pre-Party.

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PRELUDE DETROIT

Location: MotorCity Wine

[something clever] and Infiltr8:Celebr8 present Prelude Detroit 2022 at the storied MotorCity Wine to connect and dance.

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OFFICIAL OPENING PARTY: BODY & SOUL

Location: Spot Lite

Paxahau presents Body & Soul, François K, Joe Claussell, and Danny Krivit all night long.

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HEDONISM X PROIBIDÆ РMOVEMENT KICK-OFF EDITION

Location: The High Dive

The word is out! It’s official, the PROIBID√Ü crew will fly out of Florida’s swamps to bounce back in the industrial floors of Detroit to kick-off Movement week on duty for a special collaboration with Hedonism; The AM’s residency at the iconic High Dive Bar. Together, HEDONISM X PROIBID√Ü will showcase a truly legendary line up made out of solid OG’s and young talents welding the link between 313 x 305, and providing you with the best of Electro, Baile Funk, Techno – and everything in between.

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BANG TECH 12 ANNIVERSARY

Location:¬†Bookies Bar N’ Grille

Bang Tech 12 has hit the 20 year mark. Their annual event at Bookies is going to be even bigger this year, and as always, free.

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GAME ON

Location: TV Lounge

Comin atcha with a new one to kick off weekend fetivus. My Baby & Texture bring you Game On, a friends and family affair, featuring underground staples from Montreal, Chicago, New York, and of course Detroit. As is customary, the adventure starts off with proper BBQ vibez and descending into TV lounge debauchery. And if that wasn’t enough, lumen wizzard aka patty fuego aka pateick ethen is gettin together sumthin extra juicy for yall.

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OFFICIAL MOVMENT DETROIT PRE-PARTY: KASKADE REDUX 

Location: The Masonic Temple

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SATURDAY, MAY 28

6AM SELECT

TRESOR 313

Location: Tangent Gallery

Tresor travels from Berlin to pick things up where Daniel Bell left them, when the last record of his glistening 2019 sunrise garden set came to an end. Dancers cuddled and made the promise to return and meet again. Same time, same place. The annual reunion at Tangent Gallery around the sound of Tresor. Only then, time got suspended indefinitely. Until now.

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6AM SELECT

TEXTURE / MEMORIAL WEEKEND ALL NIGHTER

Location: Marble Bar

Celebrate the festival weekend function at Marble. There will be hand-built psychedelic light objects to enhance the sonic experience, helmed by some of the most skilled selectors and hardware junkies around, including Fred P, Lena Willikens, Aurora Halal (live), and others.

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NEPTUNIAN INFLUENCE: DETROIT BRUNCH

Location: McShanes Irish Pub

Inciting bright companion clouds and dark vortices in our beloved Detroit during Movement 2022, join Neptunian Influence for a delicious Saturday Brunch as always with amazing DJs to start your festival weekend.

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CLUB TOILET 2022

Location: Menjos

After marinating the last two years, Club Toilet is ready to let this one loose. The steamy lineup will be unrolled closer to the event. For now, save the date. Club Toilet is for the LGBTQ+ dance music community and their allies. If this makes you uncomfortable, this event is not for you.

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DEEP DETROIT #12

Location: TBA

The annual gathering of music lovers and dancers returns! This year with host and resident Kai Alcé (NDATL) and Damon Lamar (Tetrode Music) with a special guest.

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RESOLUTE DETROIT W/ RHADOO + MORE

Location: TBA

Join ReSolute for a special night of curated music in the heart of The Motor City with Rhadoo, Harry McCanna, plus a special guest.

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REVOLVE AFTERPARTY

Location: Harpos Concert Theatre

Calling all DnB fans! This party features a top DnB lineup with Aphrodite, Muzz,Mob Tactics, Justin Hawkes, and Rankor.

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ACRAZE

Location: Russell Industrial Center

Headlining the Mainstage is the fast-rising Acraze, who will trek through his finely honed sounds which are currently crushing the global dance music scene. London mainstay Deeper Purpose, is known for his work on Lee Foss’ Repopulate Mars and with international-tastemaking brand elrow. Going deep into the night will be New York/Miami’s bass-driven Jubilee. A few of Detroit’s own Golf Clap and King Saaidi of Supply & Demand, and Teknono & RN ISMO will be performing special back-to-backs and bass house DJ Qurl and techno royalty Dantiez are also joining the lineup. Rounding things out on a special outdoor stage is the inherently talented Lupe Fuentes, alongside Owie & Parmajawn, Tres Mortimer, Frivolous Jackson and Crystal, completing this sure to be remembered holiday celebration.

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OFFICIAL MOVEMENT AFTERPARTY WITH MACEO PLEX, NASTIA, SAMA’ ABDULHADI, AND SOUL GOODMAN

Location: The Masonic Temple Fountain Ballroom 

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OPEN TO CLOSE MOVEMENT AFTERPARTY WITH CLAUDE VONSTROKE 

Location: Magic Stick

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HOUSE OF EFUNK OFFICIAL MOVEMENT AFTERPARTY

Location: TV Lounge

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DETROIT LOVE OFFICIAL MOVEMENT AFTERPARTY

Location: Spot Lite Detroit 

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OFFICIAL MOVEMENT AFTERPARTY WITH ANFISA LETYAGO, HIROKO YAMAMURA, AND WILL CLARKE

Location: City Club 

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SUNDAY, MAY 29

6AM SELECT

STROBOSCOPIC ARTEFACTS

Location: Bleu

Italian techno authority and sound designer Lucy returns to the Motor City with his Stroboscopic Artefacts imprint for a full label takeover.

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6AM SELECT

BASSMENT BACKYARD DAY PARTY

Location: The Bassment

The Annual Backyard Day Party has returned to raise funds for The Bassment-Detroit. There will be very limited tickets for this event where you get to meet and eat with some of techno music’s hottest producers and DJs.

This year’s event will continue the tradition of free BBQ, free drinks, good conversation and will be broadcast live on Facebook Live and simulcast on deepspaceradio.com.

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NO WAY BACK

Location: Tangent Gallery

After two years of not being able to gather in the physical space of The Tangent, the event is excited to announce the full return of the annual rite of No Way Back at Return to the Source 2022, featuring Wata Igarashi, Eris Drew, among others on Sunday.

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WHERE ARE MY KEYS

Location: Artist Village Detroit

Join Where Are My Keys for a long-awaited Memorial Day weekend party. There will be multiple stage areas inside and outside, and watch out for some crazy shenanigans. Hopefully, you won’t be looking for your keys at the end of the party.

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RESOLUTE GOES DETROIT (DAY PARTY)

Location: Exodus Rooftop

ReSolute goes Detroit! The day party extravaganza includes Francesco Del Garda, Laylla Dane, Rasho, and Ika & Usherenko.

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OBSERVE // SCENE

Location: Leland City Club

The Official Movement After-hours with line-up TBA.

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WAREHOUSE SYSTEMS: ASCEND

Location: TBA

Warehouse Systems presents Dejan, Eddie Fowlkes, Eric Cloutier, Jack Donevan, Lonefront (live), Nick Dagher, Terrence Fixmer (live), Volvox, and X-Coast. 

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D-LIFE 2022 AT MOTORCITY WINE

Location: MotorCity Wine

Join Vizual Records and Eastcoast Underground for music on the patio, a wine bar, a full bar inside, a food truck, and 12 hours of music. Line-up TBA.

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OK COOL – DETROIT

Location: TV Lounge

OK Cool returns to Detroit to host their legendary Movement after-party at the infamous TV Lounge with residents Dax Lee, Mister Joshooa, Ataxia, and many others.

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ELIXIR 2022

Location:¬†Nancy Whiskey’s Detroit

Line-up TBA.

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SAMPLED 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Location: Marble Bar

Sampled is deeply excited to celebrate twenty years in music representing their favorite city in America. Their annual celebration during Memorial Day (Movement Weekend) includes Riva Starr, Mark Farina, among others.

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SHIFT W/ LADY D, DIZ, & MORE

Location: Menjos

Windy City Luminaries DJ Lady D and Diz join forces with Motor City Locals Mizz Chavez and Matthew Jay plus Shfft residents ilana ariella, Shmoo, and Wyser to bring Detroit a Taste of Chicago for an extended all-day soirée.

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10TH ANNUAL DRUNKBRUNCH 2022

Location: MIX BRICKTOWN

This event will be an indoor and outdoor event. Start the party with a delicious mimosa served up alongside a hot lineup of DJs spinning your way through brunch.

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EXCURSIONS: DETROIT 2022

Location: 3300 Gratiot Ave.

Excursions is back after a three year hiatus. 

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LIQUID DANCEHALL PRESENTS COKI

Location: 215 W 9 Mile Rd., Ferndale, MI 

UK dubstep pioneer and legend Coki will be performing in Detroit, powered by the Liquid Dancehall sound system.

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TARAKA DETROIT

Location: Russell Industrial Center 

GORDO presents an all Bi-Poc lineup for his new party series Taraka. His thoughtful curation exemplifies his excitement for this debut. GORDO is the newly minted house music alias of DJ Carnage. Introduced in 2021 with the track KTM, GORDO represents a new phase of evolution and introspection for the famed Guatemalan-American artist. The event also includes house music pioneers Gene Farris and Kenny Glasgow. The energetic musical presence of Kyle Kinch who is a frequent collaborator with Gorgon City, NIGELTHREETIMES (aka Nasty Nigel), and Detroit’s own multi-threat model, artist, actor, and DJ Sillygirlcarmen complete this celebratory lineup of legends.

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OFFICIAL MOVEMENT AFTERPARTY WITH INNER CITY (LIVE), LOUIE VEGA, AND DJ MINX

Location: Magic Stick

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ADAM BEYER PRESENTS: DRUMCODE X MOVEMENT FESTIVAL OFFICIAL AFTERPARTY

Location: The Masonic Temple Ballroom 

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THE GET DOWN WITH THEO PARRISH

Location: Spot Lite Detroit

Theo Parrish, all night long.

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MONDAY, MAY 30

6AM SELECT

ANTHOLOGY 2022

Location: Leland City Club

Anthology returns to Leland City Club for its eighth edition, featuring a lineup of top-tier techno. Berghain and Ostgut Ton resident Answer Code Request. Minneapolis techno legend DVS1. PoleGroup and Warm Up Recordings boss Oscar Mulero. Chicago Techno and Format Recording resident Brenda, and more TBA!

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6AM SELECT

THE BUNKER

Location: Tangent Gallery

After co-presenting the editions of No Way Back in Detroit, and nine editions in Brooklyn over the last decade, in 2016 The Bunker and Interdimensional Transmissions started a new tradition of throwing The Bunker on Memorial Day at Tangent gallery. Embracing the concept of collaboration, Tangent Gallery is featuring a series of specially curated DJ pairings for this Monday night wind down.

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YES

Location: Marble Bar

Are you in? Line-up includes Omar S and Danny Tenaglia, Dubtribe Sound System, and others with a 7AM Sunrise Set by DJ Seinfeld.

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LOT MASS

Location: Tangent Gallery

After two long years off, Return to the Source reboots in Detroit, and Hot Mass is excited to be back on the post-No Way Back daytime yard rave duties.

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DETROIT VINYL ROOM

Location: MotorCity Wine

Support local artists John Collins, Ash Lauryn, Meftah, and more.

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OFFICIAL MOVEMENT AFTERPARTY WITH DJ MINX & FRIENDS

Location: Spot Lite Detroit

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MOVEMENT AFTERPARTY WITH CHRIS LAKE, MOCHAKK, AND MIANE 

Location: Masonic Fountain Ballroom 

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OFFICIAL MOVEMENT AFTERPARTY SHIBA SAN

Location: Magic Stick  

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DUZ RECORDINGS LAUNCH PARTY

Location: 3000 Fenkell Ave, Detroit, MI 48238

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