God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines

July 12 2019 | 1:00pm to July 13 2019 | 1:55pm

As a partnering organization in the 27th Annual Concert of Colors Celebration, the Detroit Historical Museum is pleased to present a special "work in progress" screening of God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines - The Story of Detroit Techno. Starring Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, Eddie Fowlkes, Santonio Echols, Blake Baxter and Mike Huckaby - the film examines the story behind one of Detroit’s great contributions to world culture: Techno, the electronic-music phenomenon created by black artists in the 1980s that transformed dance music internationally and blossomed into the multibillion-dollar industry of EDM today.

This event is free and open to the public, however viewer discretion is advised as this film features adult content.