* Rare Essence

February 16, 2020 @ 9:30 pm
The Wine Garden at DC City Winery
1350 Okie St NE
DC 20002

The band Rare Essence is among the founding groups of the go-go movement in Washington, D.C. (some even say the group pioneered the now-universal use of the congas to play the go-go beat). The band first broke nationally in the early 1990s with singles like “Work the Walls” and “Lock It.”



Jackson Sinnenberg

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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the JazzTimes. NPR Music, NPR.org, the Washington City Paper and On Tap Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He previously covered the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Read him at sinnenbergmusic.com. Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.

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