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NSO Honors Chuck Brown

9/8/2011, 11:08 a.m.

The National Symphony Orchestra celebrates the beginning of its 2011-2012 season with its annual Labor Day Capitol Concert featuring new NSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke in Legends of Washington Music, a musical tribute to John Philip Sousa, "Duke" Ellington, and Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go."

                                          Sugar Bear, Doug E. Fresh and Chuck Brown perform on the West Lawn of the Capitol.

                                          Chuck Brown performs on the West Lawn of the Capitol. Photo by Shevry Lassiter Andre McRae sings Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Lady on the West Lawn of the
                                          Capitol with the NSO. Photo by Shevry Lassiter
                                          Bryan Mills in a performance on the West Lawn of the Capitol. Photo by Shevry Lassiter Chuck Brown band member in a performance on the West Lawn of the Capitol. Photo by Shevry Lassiter Doug E. Fresh in a performance on the West Lawn of the Capitol. Photo by Shevry Lassiter

                                          Chuck Brown with audience members on the West Lawn of the Capitol. Photo by Shevry Lassiter