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D.C. leaders unveil Chuck Brown Memorial Park

On Chuck Brown Day in D.C., in honor of the Godfather of Go Go, hundreds made their way to a Northeast neighborhood to see the new memorial to the musician.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 04:11pm EDT

Tags: Chuck Brown, Megan Cloherty, go go, Chuck Brown Memorial Park

First look at D.C.'s Chuck Brown Memorial Park (Photos)

In Northeast D.C.'s Langdon Park, the memorial area will feature a performance space, sustainable irrigation system and toy instruments.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 10:38am EDT

Tags: Chuck Brown, Chuck Brown Memorial Park

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Bustin' out the newest Chuck Brown Memorial Park renderings

The District has released the best renderings yet of the planned Chuck Brown Memorial Park, in advance of an early April review by the National Capital Planning Commission.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Tags: Chuck Brown, D.C., Chuck Brown Memorial Park

8 hurt in ceiling collapse at gala honoring Chuck Brown

Eight people were hospitalized after a ceiling partially collapsed in Southeast D.C. during a gala honoring Godfather of go-go Chuck Brown, NBC Washington reports.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 06:15am EDT

Tags: Chuck Brown, Eye Street Gallery, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, ceiling collapse

Musicians honor Chuck Brown at Howard Theatre

One year after the passing of Chuck Brown, the godfather of go-go's legend and music lives on.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 10:19am EDT

Tags: Chuck Brown, go-go, Neal Augenstein, howard theatre, Andre "Whiteboy" Johnson

D.C. honors Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown, with music hall

He's credited with creating a sound that defined the D.C. music scene for years. Now the Godfather of Go-Go will get his own stage. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed legislation on Thursday paving the way for the Chuck Brown Music Pavilion.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 03:47pm EST

Tags: Chuck Brown, Mayor Vincent Gray, mark segraves

Howard Theatre honors Chuck Brown with show series

From a memorial to a mural, legendary musician Chuck Brown's legacy continues to thrive in D.C. Now the Howard Theatre is joining in.

Monday - 09/17/2012, 07:28am EDT

Tags: Chuck Brown, chuck brown band, howard theatre, thomas warren

Smithsonian festival honors go-go godfather in DC

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is hosting a daylong tribute to the "godfather of go-go" music, Chuck Brown, this weekend on the National Mall.

Saturday - 07/07/2012, 07:50am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Chuck Brown

Celebrations continue for the 'Godfather of Go-Go'

Chuck Brown may have been laid to rest, but celebrations for the Godfather of Go-Go continue.

Monday - 06/04/2012, 06:59am EDT

Tags: thomas warren, Chuck Brown

D.C. library seeking items for Chuck Brown archive

The District of Columbia Public Library is working to build an archival collection honoring the "godfather" of go-go music, Chuck Brown.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 11:28am EDT

Tags: John Philip Sousa, Chuck Brown, Duke Ellington, Vincent Gray, Ginnie Cooper, D.C. Public Library

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