Teach the Beat: Go-Go Music from West Africa to Washington, D.C.

Did you know that the beat that makes Go-Go music go is kin to the beats that were developed in parts of Africa many years ago?  Charles Stephenson and Kip Lornell, co-authors of The Beat! Go-Go Music From Washington, DC, will lead a discussion and demonstration on how Go-Go music emerged in Washington, D.C. Other guests are Shuaib Mitchell the director of the Straight Up Go-Go DVD, choreographer/dancer Melvin Deal, and musicians 32 of the Northeast Groovers and Go-Go Mickey of Rare Essence. Books and DVDs are available for purchase.

Saturday, June 5 @ 1:00pm
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, DC 20020


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