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Chuck Brown Tributes in D.C. This Weekend

We're still waiting on details about funeral arrangements for the late Chuck Brown, so why not start the reception early? This weekend, it won't be hard to encounter a Chuck memorial around town. Here are a few places to raise a glass to the godfather of go-go.

Tonight, Eden Lounge throws a tribute party on its rooftop. Get there early for happy hour at 5 p.m., and hear Chuck's finest courtesy of DJ Creme. Free admission till 10 p.m. with your ticket confirmation. 1716 Eye St. NW.

U Street lounge Indulj gets in on the action with a night of tributes: Tonight, D.C.'s Future Band and go-go crossover act/house band Black Alley takes the stage for "We Rock For Chuck." DJ Stylz spins upstairs. Happy hour begins at 5 p.m. Don't overlook the patio bar. 1208 U St. NW.

Tomorrow night, drop by the Tuscana Lounge to catch Biz Markie's tribute. Open bar from 11 p.m. to midnight, and small bites until 12:30 a.m. Email to get free admission before midnight (hat-tip to Fritz Hahn). 1350 I St. NW.

And finally! On Sunday, check out Blues Alley's tribute, "Friends of the Godfather" with local saxophonist Art Sherrod, Jr. 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $15.

Photo by Darrow Montgomery.

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  • SteveKiviat

    The Blues Alley gig will include Sweet Cherie Mitchell, who has played in Chuck Brown's band.

  • Ken Jackson

    CHUCKBROWN Tribute:

  • Cynthia

    The summer's will never be the same great music and great artist

  • djSupadupa

    Good bye Chuck, when see James Brown tell'em I said Hello
    you two brothers can now hook up again..... The Brother's BROWN Concert

  • Juliette

    K K and family may GOD and Peace come upon you in this time of sorrow. I'm feeling your pain. Love You Goddaddy Chuck.