Chuck Brown, Godfather of Go-Go, opens for Dr. John Live in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park for Celebrate Brooklyn @ 6:30p July 30 – FREE CONCERT TONIGHT

From CelebrateBrooklyn.com – In the late ’70s the DC guitarist CHUCK BROWN combined funk, R&B, and early hip-hop with call and response and a syncopated beat to invent a brand new genre—and “The Godfather of Go-Go” has kept the party going ever since.

Dr. JohnDR. JOHN carries the entirety of New Orleans’ rich musical heritage in his fingers, with a bottomless vocabulary that embraces blues, pop, jazz, Zydeco, boogie woogie and rock and roll. Having revived his Nite Tripper persona he is in unstoppable form: his 2010 album Tribal is “close to a career-defining summation from one of America’s most important musicians.” (AllMusic)

With an opening set of bangin’ bhangra and brass funk by RED BARAAT. Come early for Celebrate Brooklyn!’s first-ever pig roast!

Location:  Prospect Park Bandshell, Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Google Map    Directions

Enter:  Prospect Park West and 9th Street.

Time:  Doors Open @ 5:30.  Show at 6:30

Weather Forecast:  Perfect Evening Concert Weather, Low-Mid 70’s, Sunny, Clear   More here.

Cost: Free with Suggested $3 donation

Some of our favorites by Chuck Brown and Dr. John:

Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers – Bustin’ Loose

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Chuck Brown – Go Go Swing, Midnight Sun, Moody’s Mood

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Dr. John – Right Place Wrong Time

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