House music takes its name from the warehouse parties where it first gained popularity, just like how elevator music takes its name from the place where composers find their inspiration. Celebrate a musical legacy with this GrouponLive deal.
- Admission to History of House Music
- When: Friday, August 2, at 3 p.m.
- Where: Riis Park
- Door time: 3 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to see the lineup.<p>
- $16 for four general-admission tickets with express entry (up to a $69.44 value)
- $25 for one VIP ticket, which includes access to a VIP section in front of the stage (up to a $56.14 value)<p>
History of House Music
- Who you know at the History of House Music at Festival Cubano: members of the Hot Mix 5, Tim “Spinnin’” Schommer, WBEZ’s Jesse De La Pena, Dajae, Lideil Townsell, White Knight
- What is the Hot Mix 5?: a Chicago DJ crew that helped popularize the house music genre in the early ’80s
- How beloved is the Hot Mix 5?: each member had a street named after him
- Hot Mix 5 DJ’s appearing at the concert: Kenny “Jammin’” Jason, Frankie “Hollywood” Rodriquez, Mario “Smoking” Diaz
- Fast Eddie achievements: popularizing “hiphouse” music, crafting jams such as “The Whop” and “Acid Thunder”
- Dajae’s off-stage name: Karen Gordon
- Dajae’s on-stage name: Dajae
- Dajae’s dance chart hits: “Time,” “U Got Me Up,” “Day by Day”
- “Yo Baby Yo”; the familiar chorus of White Knight’s breakthrough smash
- Just how smooth is Keith Nunnally?: since he partnered with Steve “Silk” Hurley to form J.M. Silky, exceptionally smooth<p>
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