* 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 Washington Post, JazzTimes, Downbeat, NPR Music, NPR.org, the Washington City Paper, On Tap/District Fray Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He began covering 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. Reach him at Jackson@CapitalBop.com. Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.

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