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Come Get That Go-Go Swing at the 2nd Annual Chuck Brown Day

Friday, August 12, 2016

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contact: Gwendolyn Crump (202) 288-6027, [email protected]
 

(Washington, DC) – The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) in conjunction with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) is hosting the 2nd Annual Chuck Brown Day. The free event celebrates the music and memory of DC’s Go-Go music legend Chuck Brown.

The celebration features musical performances by the Chuck Brown Band, with Plunky and the Oneness, and Secret Society. The event also includes information tables and a children’s area with the Chuck Brown Foundation’s annual “back to school back pack giveaway.” Bring a blanket or lawn chair for an afternoon of entertainment in honor of the godfather of Go-Go Chuck Brown.

What: Chuck Brown Day

When: Saturday, August 20, 2016

Time: 3 to 7 pm

Where: Chuck Brown Memorial Park
               2901 20th Street NE
               Washington DC 20018


About DPR


The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) provides quality urban recreation and leisure services for residents and visitors to the District of Columbia. DPR supervises and maintains area parks, community facilities, swimming pools and spray parks, and neighborhood recreation centers. The agency also coordinates a wide variety of recreation and educational programs including sports leagues, youth development, therapeutic recreation, aquatic programming, outdoor adventure, camping and senior citizen activities. Adaptive programs and facilities are available for persons with disabilities.