It’s been seven years since the death of “The Godfather of Go-Go” Chuck Brown. Listen again as he remembers a turning point in his career.
On Saturday, a celebration for D.C. music icon Chuck Brown and his would-be 81st birthday took place at a park that’s named in his honor.
In a Northeast D.C. park named in Chuck Brown’s honor, music lovers and residents paid tribute to the genre innovator Saturday.
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.
In Northeast D.C.\’s Langdon Park, the memorial area will feature a performance space, sustainable irrigation system and toy instruments.
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.
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.
One year after the passing of Chuck Brown, the godfather of go-go\’s legend and music lives on.
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.
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.
Chuck Brown may have been laid to rest, but
celebrations for the Godfather of Go-Go continue.
Friends, family and fans of musician Chuck Brown
are gathering Tuesday in Northwest D.C. to begin
saying goodbye to the \”Godfather of Go-Go.\”
WTOP\’s Neal Augenstein caught up with Chuck Brown five years ago. He remembers that meeting in this first-person account.
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