City Paper didn't photograph the Foos, but we did catch the other sets.
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In addition to the straight facts of Brown's life and the history of go-go, the biography unearths some fascinating lesser-known tidbits.
Since founding TMOTTGoGo as an AOL webpage in 1996, Hammond has been a voice for an undersung homegrown genre.
Is it like rhinestone shades and matching knee-high boots, or more like "God Bless America" played on handbells?
Fill your weekend with Internet activism and new theatrical takes on old stories.
Full of classic American-music superstars, it's far better than average arena fare.
The members of the Go-Go Symphony know how to fit classical instruments into a funky groove.
Those who've been salivating in anticipation of local boy Dave Grohl's long-awaited HBO miniseries can wipe up some of their drool today. The network just released a trailer for the eight-episode project, Sonic Highways, and it looks like a beautifully shot music nerd's dream—an ambitious wade through a half-century's worth of music history.
Sonic Highways will follow the Foo Fighters around [...]
There's a song on Meshell Ndegeocello's 2002 album, Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape, called "Barry Farms," which takes its name from the Anacostia public housing project known for its Goodman League basketball tournament. The track carries a light go-go swing and taps into the musician's days as a bassist for D.C. go-go band Rare Essence.
On Tuesday, [...]
"This is a dream come true for me, just to see my face on one of those cardboard go-go posters," said Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl at the 9:30 Club on Monday night. On the posters, Grohl was slated to be the MC of a birthday celebration for Trouble Funk's legendary frontman Big Tony. But Grohl [...]