Bustin’ Loose: Stories from D.C.’s Underground Music Scenes
Tuesday, March 12 at 7 p.m.
Go-Go and hardcore emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s as uniquely Washingtonian urban youth subcultures. Iley Brown, II (discographer: TTED & Cherry Blossom Records, writer: D.C. Music and go-go music (Washington Times, Smithsonian Folklife Festival), promoter and DJ: New York, Los Angeles, London), 9:30 Club owner Seth Hurwitz, D.C. Go-Go and hip-hop figure DJ Kool, and musician Alec MacKaye (Untouchables, The Faith, and Ignition) share stories from these two underground music scenes and discuss their origins, folkways, and parallels. The panel is moderated by Washington City Paper managing editor Jonathan L. Fischer.
Online registration for this program is now closed. Tickets will be availalbe at the door of the auditorium beginning at 6:30 p.m., one half hour before the panel discussion begins.