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Rare Essence, Backyard, Reesa Renee and Theivery Corp to Rep DC at this year’s SXSW

via Billboard DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown (aka Eyrkah Badu), Wu-Tang Clan and Thievery Corporation, as well as iconic DC go-go bands Rare Essence and the Backyard Band, are among nearly two dozen musicians who will represent Washington, D.C. at … Continue reading Rare Essence, Backyard, Reesa Renee and Theivery Corp to Rep DC at this year’s SXSW

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Big Tony and Dave Grohl Join Forces at the Kennedy Center’s “Taking The Stage: African American Music & Stories That Changed America”

DC Go-Go Legends Big Tony Fisher and Trouble Funk join forces and take the stage with the Foo Fighter’s Dave Grohl in the celebration opening of the Smithsonian’s African-American’s museum. Taking the Stage for President and First Lady Obama! WATCH … Continue reading Big Tony and Dave Grohl Join Forces at the Kennedy Center’s “Taking The Stage: African American Music & Stories That Changed America”

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Go-Go Legend Funky Ned’s Impromptu Jam Session Rocks the Streets of New Zealand

Dig, if you will, this picture. Legendary bass player Michael “Funky Ned” Neal (Rare Essence, Maxwell, The Legends) and his family are vacationing. Taking a cruise around Australia and New Zealand.  While walking around one of the ports in Northi Island, … Continue reading Go-Go Legend Funky Ned’s Impromptu Jam Session Rocks the Streets of New Zealand

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The GoGo Symphony to Premiere “JuJu Symphony” and “Down With You” on January 13th

When it was first announced that legendary Go-Go drummer JuJu House would be joining the critically acclaimed GoGo Symphony cast of musicians, the anticipation of what that collaboration would bring sparked an even more interest in what the ensemble was already bringing … Continue reading The GoGo Symphony to Premiere “JuJu Symphony” and “Down With You” on January 13th