* The New Soul Searchers (Livestream)

When:
June 19, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
2020-06-19T20:00:00-04:00
2020-06-19T20:15:00-04:00
Where:
The New Soul Searchers FB Live
https://www.facebook.com/The-New-Soul-Searchers-601534260316207/
Cost:
Free

The Soul Searchers helped define the sound of Go-Go – and the sound of Chocolate City – back in the late 1970s as the backing band for the Godfather himself, Chuck Brown. The rumbling bass and sly horns wove the grooves that propelled hits like “Busting Loose” and “Wind Me Up” into the popular conscious. This was one of the best go-go groups in D.C.

A reformed version of the group, featuring a mix of new and old members, performs the hits and perform a live stream in a program sponsored by the Alexandria Office of the Arts.

Find the link on Facebook.

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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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