We’re still waiting on details about funeral arrangements for the late Chuck Brown, so why not start the reception early? This weekend, it won’t be hard to encounter a Chuck memorial around town. Here are a few places to raise a glass to the godfather of go-go.
Tonight, Eden Lounge throws a tribute party on its rooftop. Get there early for happy hour at 5 p.m., and hear Chuck’s finest courtesy of DJ Creme. Free admission till 10 p.m. with your ticket confirmation. 1716 Eye St. NW.
U Street lounge Indulj gets in on the action with a night of tributes: Tonight, D.C.’s Future Band and go-go crossover act/house band Black Alley takes the stage for “We Rock For Chuck.” DJ Stylz spins upstairs. Happy hour begins at 5 p.m. Don’t overlook the patio bar. 1208 U St. NW.
Tomorrow night, drop by the Tuscana Lounge to catch Biz Markie‘s tribute. Open bar from 11 p.m. to midnight, and small bites until 12:30 a.m. Email TLFRASIER@aol.com to get free admission before midnight (hat-tip to Fritz Hahn). 1350 I St. NW.
And finally! On Sunday, check out Blues Alley’s tribute, “Friends of the Godfather” with local saxophonist Art Sherrod, Jr. 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $15.
Photo by Darrow Montgomery.