Movement Magazine


Thomas Bellflower


The third annual summer music festival, headlined by Modest Mouse and Passion Pit,

includes two stages of music, local craft beers, food trucks, an art village and more!


DETROIT, Mich. (April 2, 2015) – Mo Pop Festival, Michigan’s annual music event announced today the move to Detroit’s West Riverfront Park and the expansion to two Days of Mo fun!

Mo Pop Festival has grown into a two day event that celebrates ingenuity, creative expression and craft – three themes found in all of Detroit’s success stories. The festival features some of the hottest alternative music acts in the country on two stages.  Taking the stages this July 25-26 are Modest Mouse, Passion Pit, Iron & Wine with Ben Bridwell, Brandon Flowers, Chromeo, James Bay, The Front Bottoms, Atlas Genius, King Tuff, Coasts, Saint Motel, Viet Cong, In The Valley Below, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Givers, Wild Child, Natalie Prass, Ex Cops, Dreamers, Ryley Walker, ELEL, Coin, and Sonny & The Sunsets.


In addition to 10+ hours of non-stop music on two stages each day, the Mo Pop Festival will feature even more throughout the Festival grounds:


  • The RIVERSIDE BIERGARTEN will serve a delicious assortment of microbrews, Michigan beer, and unique specialty drinks.
  • The hugely popular FOOD TRUCK ALLEY is expanding so more foodies can enjoy a diverse selection of Metro Detroit’s finest food trucks.
  • Back by popular demand, the CRAFT BAZAR will feature an assortment of handmade goods from a dozen of Metro Detroit’s most talented crafts people.
  • New to this year’s Festival will be TECH TENT exploring some of the metro area’s most interesting technology from hacker spaces, artists, start-ups and inventors.


Detailed festival information can be found at the festival website,

West Riverfront Park is the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy’s newest addition to the parks, plazas and pavilions lining the international waterway. For more info visit:

Weekend Tickets start at $99.50 for General Admission and $199 for VIP (quantities are limited) and will go on sale Friday, April 10, 2015 at 10AM EST at , or charge by phone by calling AXS at 888-929-7849.  A limited number of specially priced tickets at only $79.50 will only be available during the pre-sale starting on Friday, April 3 at 10am EST.  Sign up at or like the festival Facebook page at to get the password for access to the special pre-sale ticket. 

VIP ticket purchasers will enjoy a unique experience, including:  weekend general admission access, weekend access to the VIP lounge, VIP no hassle parking, shaded and relaxed lounge seating, premium cash bar, premium food experience for purchase, VIP bathroom access, and an exclusive Mo Pop Souvenir!

West Riverfront Park is located at 1801 W Jefferson Ave in Detroit, Michigan just West of the Joe Louis Arena. For complete concert and event information, visit


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