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New Chuck Brown Album Out Tuesday, Memorial Park To Open Friday

A new album featuring the late Godfather of Go-Go, his band and collaborators like Wale and Doug E Fresh dropped Tuesday.

08/19/2014

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3 Finalists Chosen for Chuck Brown Memorial Park Project

Three public art installation proposals are still in the running to be featured in D.C.’s Chuck Brown Memorial Park.

01/28/2014

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signs a bill for the Chuck Brown memorial as some of Brown's surviving family members look on.
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Chuck Brown Memorial To Include Amphitheater

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill Thursday morning that will make the vision of a Chuck Brown memorial in Langdon Park a reality as early as this summer.

01/10/2013

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Chow Down At The National Capital BBQ Battle

The Safeway BBQ Battle is the not-to-miss BBQ event of the year. Celebrating its 20th year and with a portion of the ticket prices going to charity, it’s the must-do event for every meat-loving omnivore in the DC area.

06/13/2012

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Mayor Gray Announces Plans At Memorial To Name Park After Chuck Brown

D.C. says goodbye to a legend for the final time as the Godfather of Go-Go makes his final appearance today at the D.C. Convention Center.

05/31/2012

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DC Public Library Building Chuck Brown Archive, Seeking Donations

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

05/30/2012

A crowd gathers outside the Howard Theatre where a public viewing for 'The Godfather of Go-Go' Chuck Brown was held. (credit: Kevin Rincon / All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Fans Remember Chuck Brown At Howard Theatre As Sendoff For “Godfather Of Go-Go” Begins

Fans had their first opportunity to say goodbye to the “Godfather of Go-Go” on Tuesday during a public viewing for Chuck Brown at the Howard Theatre.

05/29/2012

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Chuck Brown Public Viewing And Memorial Service Plans Announced

A public viewing for Chuck Brown is scheduled for Tuesday, May 29 at the Historic Howard Theatre.

05/24/2012

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Chuck Brown, Godfather Of Go-Go, Dead At 75

Chuck Brown, the legendary “Godfather of Go-Go” has died.

05/16/2012

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