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Acraze and GORDO to headline Detroit Memorial Day Weekend parties

Jubilee, Golf Clap and Lupe Fuentes are also playing the parties at Detroit's Russell Industrial Center

  • Aneesa Ahmed | In association with MeanRed
  • 18 May 2022
Acraze and GORDO to headline Detroit Memorial Day Weekend parties

Iconic events space Russell Industrial Center in Detroit is set to host multiple events taking place across Memorial Day Weekend, giving partygoers and electronic music fans a slew of acts to choose from.

Event promoters MeanRed is putting on two stand out events, one of which is headlined by legendary DJ Acraze, while the other is headlined and curated by GORDO (aka DJ Carnage).

Acraze (pictured) will headline the Mainstage on Saturday, May 28, guiding partygoers through his finely calibrated sounds that are now dominating the worldwide dance music industry and are being played on turntables across the globe.

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Acraze will be joined by some staples and rising stars in the scene, including Jubilee, Dantiez, Tres Mortimer, Deeper Purpose, Owie & Parmajawn, Frivolous Jackson, and Detroit's own Golf Clap and King Saaidi.

After a raucous, high energy Saturday; GORDO's new party series Taraka debuts on Sunday, May 29, with an all-BIPOC lineup.

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GORDO is the freshly minted house music moniker of trailblazer DJ Carnage. GORDO is a new phase of progress and contemplation for the renowned Guatemalan-American musician, first introduced in 2021 with the track KTM.

Joining GORDO at Russell Industrial Center is Gene Farris, Kenny Glasgow, Kyle Kinch, NIGELTHREETIMES, and DJ Sillygirlcarmen.

As it has for the past eight years, Golf Clap will be hosting its Country Club Disco Warehouse Party — as well as hosting a stage. Supply & Demand will also be hosting a stage at the festival.

You can tickets for the event headlined by Acraze here. You can book tickets for the event headlined by GORDO here.

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For more information about these events at the Russell Industrial Centre, make sure you're following Mean Red on Instagram.

Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter

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