Chuck Brown with opener Christylez BaconSaturday, October 30, 2010 at 8:00 PMMusic Center at StrathmoreThe Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown comes to Strathmore with the singular, hypnotically danceable sound he created right here in Washington, DC. Deeply rooted in funk, jazz, Latin and soul, Go-Go’s syncopated beats and nonstop rhythms keep the crowd moving from start to finish. The Washington Post calls Chuck Brown “as important to our city as that tall monument down on the mall.” DC progressive hip-hop artist, 2009 Grammy nominee and Strathmore Artist in Residence alumChristylez Bacon kicks the evening off right with his opening set.What is Strathmore?
Located one-half mile outside the Capital Beltway in North Bethesda, Maryland, Strathmore provides affordable, accessible, multi-disciplinary arts programming in the Mansion at Strathmore, the Music Center at Strathmore, and on its scenic 11-acre site.Founded and operated since 1981 by the Strathmore Hall Foundation, Inc., an independent, 501(c)(3) organization, the arts center presents a lively and diverse program of art exhibitions, concerts and performing arts programs, and literary lectures and events.High quality arts programming, designed for audiences of many tastes, served with the hospitality and warmth of a family enterprise, are the hallmarks of Strathmore. Seasonal outdoor events seek to be inclusive in their programming appeal, reaching out to people of all ages, interests and cultural heritage.Artistic offerings presented by Strathmore in the Music Center include world-class performances by major international artists of folk, rock, blues, pop, R&B, jazz, world music, show tunes and classical music. Click here
for a calendar of events. The Music Center is also the home to five resident artistic partner organizations to present performances in the Concert Hall and classes in the Education Center.