Click Track: Chuck Brown

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Washingtonians remember Don Cornelius of “Soul Train”

Some additional thoughts on the “Soul Train” host from notable Washingtonians that didn’t make it into today’s Washington Post story.

By Chris Richards  |  11:07 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  B-sides | Tags:  Raheem DeVaughn, Mya, Donnie Simpson, Chuck Brown, Don Cornelius

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 08/31/2011

T.I. released from prison; The-Dream drops free album; Sinead O’Connor wants some

By David Malitz  |  09:50 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  T.I., The-Dream, Beach Boys, Chuck Brown, Willie Nelson, Tupac Shakur, Sinead O'Connor

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Local news: Wale releases new mixtape, Chuck Brown to perform with NSO

By Click Track  |  11:31 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Wale, Chuck Brown

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 12/02/2010

Local news: Chuck Brown up for his first Grammy; other area artists also nominated

The godfather is up for his first Grammy. (John Shore) Raheem DeVaughn isn't the only hometowner up for a Grammy on Feb. 13. A handful of other area artists are hoping to win trophies, too. MoCo native BT was nominated...

By Chris Richards  |  01:14 PM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  BT, Chuck Brown, Raheem DeVaughn

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/22/2010

Chuck Brown wins big at 2010 Go-Go Awards; Justin Bieber wins big at American Music Awards

Chuck Brown was the big winner Sunday night at Lincoln Theatre. (Photo by John Shore) - Chuck Brown, the Godfather of go-go, was beaming at the 2010 Go-Go Awards held at Lincoln Theatre Sunday night, taking home awards for best...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Buggs, Chuck Brown, EU, Jungle Boogie, Justin Bieber, Little Benny, Rare Essence, Sugarbear, Usher

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 09/29/2010

Chuck Brown performs at NPR, on "Late Night"

By David Malitz Chuck Brown sure has been keeping busy lately. The Godfather of Go-Go has played countless venues over his storied career but as he promotes his new three-disc set, "We Got This," he is adding a few...

By David Malitz  |  10:22 AM ET, 09/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Chuck Brown

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/28/2010

Be specific: Chuck Brown on his fans, his city and his late night television debut

Who wouldn't want to take a picture with this man? (John Shore) By Chris Richards At the age of 74, Washington's beloved "Godfather of Go-Go," Chuck Brown, is making his big premiere on late night television. In just a matter...

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Chuck Brown, The Roots

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 09/27/2010

Week ahead: Salem gets creepy; Drake lands in D.C.; Chuck Brown makes his late night TV debut

Scary mood music from Michigan: Salem's new album is out Tuesday. (Miguel Villalobos) By Chris Richards If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: "King Night," the latest from Michigan creepazoids Salem. It sounds like the synth-laden soundtrack to our...

By Chris Richards  |  04:45 PM ET, 09/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Chuck Brown, Drake, Salem

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 09/20/2010

Week ahead: Chuck Brown plays for free, releases 3-disc set; Pavement vs. Colbert for irony championship of world

Make this week a Chuck Brown week. (Jeffrey MacMillan) By David Malitz If you go to one show this week, make it: The finale of Live on Woodrow Wilson Plaza's three-month series, a free 5 p.m. concert with Godfather of...

By David Malitz  |  04:55 PM ET, 09/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Chuck Brown, Pavement

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 07/21/2010

Godfather of go-go Chuck Brown busts loose with Chips Ahoy! commercial

By Chris Richards Finally! Two things we've always loved in one place: cookies and go-go. If you've seen the new television ad for Chips Ahoy! chocolate chip cookies (linked above), your ears are not deceiving you. The ad features...

By Chris Richards  |  01:50 PM ET, 07/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Chuck Brown, cookies

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 06/09/2010

Local news: Little Benny funeral on Friday

The funeral for local go-go great Little Benny will be on Friday. (Thomas Sayers Ellis) By Sarah Godfrey Funeral services for Anthony "Little Benny" Harley will take place this Friday, June 11, at the Washington Convention Center. Harley, a...

By Sarah Godfrey  |  02:15 PM ET, 06/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Anthony Harley, Chuck Brown, Dj Gemini, Little Benny, Sugar Bear

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 04/26/2010

In concert: Charlie Wilson and Chuck Brown at Constitution Hall

Charlie Wilson and Chuck Brown brought down the house Saturday night at Constitution Hall. (All photos by Brandon Wu/FTWP) By Sarah Godfrey R&B singer Charlie Wilson turned 60 earlier this year. Go-go legend Chuck Brown is 73. But when the...

By David Malitz  |  12:15 PM ET, 04/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Charlie Wilson, Chuck Brown