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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: The Chuck Brown Band
Recommended if you like: Chuck Brown, EU, Trouble Funk, Rare Essence, Parliament/Funkadelic, James Brown
Story behind your band/artist name: This is the band that toured the world with the Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown, and continue to keep his music and legacy alive.
Band Members: Frank "Scooby" Sirius - Lead Vocals, Guitar, KK Brown - Vocals, Wiley Brown - Vocals, Kenny "Kwick" Gross - Drums, "Mighty" Moe Hagans - Percussion, Doug Crowley - Bass, Brad Clements - Trumpet, Leon Rawlings - Trombone, Elijah Balbed - Saxaphone, Marcus Young - Keys
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : NE, NW, SE, SW - We are DC!
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: The members of the band are so talented, they are gigging around the clock in various bands in the city, from go-go, to jazz, to r&b, but always come back together to celebrate Chuck Brown when the Chuck Brown Band performs.
Chuck's youngest son Wiley Brown is now in the band - sounding just like his father....and looking like him too!
Lead vocalist Frank "Scooby" Sirius grew up being called the Godson of Go-Go and now does his part leading the Godfather of Go-Go's band.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: We know there is only one Chuck Brown, and we can never replace the Godfather. But we also know that when Chuck's fans are in the house, we can deliver the spirit, message, groove, energy and love of Chuck Brown, and that's enough for us. As long as the fans keep coming out to support us, we'll keep the legacy and music of Chuck Brown alive.
Official Website URL: http://www.windmeupchuck.com
Facebook URL: http://www.facebook.com/chuckbrownband
Chuck Brown: https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/artist/chuck-brown/2322163
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers: https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/artist/chuck-brown-the-soul-searchers/62822205
The Chuck Brown Band: https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/artist/the-chuck-brown-band/895121441
Chuck Brown: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2ssIfCr0vMmCuesIw9U4eg
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1Y3CPuN46EPIT3wCTDzPZu
The Chuck Brown Band: https://open.spotify.com/artist/66AFrmVLgR3ESiQcB7WC3l
Main Genre: Funk
Other Genres: Go-Go