- $20 for one G-Pass to see Derrick May and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (up to $45.45 value)
- When: Friday, August 14, at 8 p.m.
- Where: Chene Park
- Seating: pavilion
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Click here to view the seating chart
How G-Pass Works: Your G-Pass will be ready to print 48 hours after the deal ends. Print the G-Pass and use it to enter the venue directly; you won’t need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, G-Passes cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app. Discount reflects the merchant’s current ticket prices - price may differ on day of event.
- How you know Derrick May: the Detroit native proved instrumental to the evolution of house music and is often credited with developing the genre known as “techno”
- How else you know Derrick May: by his aliases, “Mayday” and “Rhythim is Rhythim”
- Mayday’s most famous cohorts: with his high-school classmates Juan Atikins and Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May formed the Belleville Three in the early ’80s
- Where he learned how to DJ: in Chicago, at the knee of legends Frankie Knuckles and Ron Hardy
- His first hits: as Rhythim is Rhythim, he dropped a quintet of soon-to-be classics—”Nude Photo,” “Freestyle,” “Strings of Life,” “It is What It Is,” and “Kaos”
- Recent work: despite persistent rumors of a return to the studio, May prefers to spend his time playing live and ushering new talents onto the stage through his label, Transmat