Detroit’s pulse is beating stronger with each day, and we eagerly searched through the fringe party cosmos and are beginning to schedule the ridiculous long weekend coming up so quick! Featuring visiting and festival artists alike, there are so many passionate crews dedicated to continuing the Movement vibe through the mornings, making sure your experience boasts dynamic and euphoric memories to carry you home. Without further ado, here are some of our featured gatherings and you can find your fix on the full list HERE!
The Smart Bar/TV Lounge Movement Opening Party & BBQ : Our favorite Chicago crew will be throwing their annual pre-party as they team up with their Detroit confidantes for some mitten love at TV Lounge for a vibey first night to build your excitement with headliners Daniel Bell & Floating Points and equally talented residents to match! Always a great time.
An Intimate Evening With Carl Craig : Only in Detroit will you be able to experience a romantic evening with the legendary Carl Craig over a glass of wine and special selections, but this one caps out early with no pre-sales so if you are dedicated, we suggest early arrival.
Ghostly: 15 : The Detroit born label will be showcasing some of their best and brightest at St. Andrew’s Hall before the madness featuring Adult, a live debut from Osborne, Matthew Dear, Heathered Pearls, Shigeto and more.
Soul Clap’s House of EFUNK : The funkalicious duo are turning out TV Lounge and welcoming you into their soulful home on Saturday night with a spectacular array of artists ranging from Crew Love homies to Stacey Pullen, Till Von Sein and Justin Martin. Good time central :]
ReSolute’s Official Afterparty at Whiskey Disco : Scissor & Thread will be representing at the amazing Whiskey Disco as Francis Harris and Black Light Smoke carefully weave beats through the night for a rejuvenating evening.
OK, COOL : Seth Troxler, Martinez Bros, J. Phlip, Thugfucker and more will be truly embodying the Detroit ethos through the evening with raw, quality beats for your Sunday frenzy.
No Way Back : A party deeply rooted in Detroit’s rich, musical history, No Way Back will be celebrating the city’s vibrancy and strength at the legendary 1515 with Mike Servito, Orphyx live, Patrick Russell and more!
Need I Say More : Whether you are still awake from the night before or refreshed from your disco nap, Old Miami is the place to be on Monday morning and always boasts a stellar line up that reveals itself…eventually. Stay tuned ;]
& as the day turns to night…
As You Like It & Safe Closer : San Francisco tastemakers will be bringing their vivacious energy to the D with an immense line up of masters such as Bicep, Move D, Daniel Avery, Sassmouth and MossMoss for a stellar, conclusive evening.
Anthology : Dirty Epic is giving you another wonderful way to conclude the majestic weekend, teaming up with Bunker New York, Humanaut and friends for a spectacular send off featuring Voices From the Lake, Neil & Donato Dozzy, Plastic Love and more.
So tough to cut down our picks with so many AMAZING parties, but wherever the wind takes you on the fringes of Hart Plaza, we hope you enjoy some of the badass venues Detroit has to offer and remember to always pace yourself, stay safe and classy.