In today’s Post, everyone from D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray to godfather of go-go Chuck Brown chime in on the death of Don Cornelius, the creator, producer and host of “Soul Train.” Below are some additional thoughts on Cornelius from notable Washingtonians that didn’t make it into our story: Read full article >>
Chuck Brown is still performing live at age 75. All photos by John Shore. After 49 years in the music industry, native Washingtonian Chuck Brown wanted to spend his recently celebrated 75th birthday doing what he's become legendary for...Show More Summary
Your guide to the indoor and rain or shine events going on around the region this weekend, including a food truck beer dinner, the godfather of go-go's 75th birthday, a ping pong tournment, multiple crab feasts, indoor Martin Luther King, Jr. dedication events, and more. [ more › ]
This week's art-related events features retaliatory painting, illusions of grandeur, the Godfather of Go-Go, and moments of self-enlightenment. [ more › ]
by BBG Anyone who has spent any significant amount of time in Washington, DC is familiar with the rhythmic conga/bongo cadence of the regional music phenomenon called Go-Go. One of the godfathers of the Go-Go movement is Chuck Brown.Brown's musical...
Photo by maria jpeg When it comes to unflaggingly emanating funk and style in D.C., Chuck Brown, otherwise known as the Godfather of Go-go, is sui generis. And there should be no surprise that while not signing autographs, Brown continues to perform, earning him a Grammy nomination for "Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals." Congrats and good luck.
This track off of Thievery Corporation's lastest album features jazz guitarist Chuck Brown, a.k.a. The Godfather of Go-Go. Check out TC, maybe with Chuck in tow, at Outside Lands tomorrow night, simultaneous with Pearl Jam's set.