Photo by PoPville flickr user Mr T in DC
From a press release:
Join us for Cardozo High School’s “Last Curtain Call,” a Concert with DC’s Chuck Brown and Cardozo‘s home grown original Marvin Gaye’s group that started on Cardozo’s stage in the 60’s, The Marquees. The concert will be in the Historical Cardozo Auditorium on December 9, 2011 from 8:00 until 11:00 p.m. to commemorate the modernization and closing of the 95 year old Historical School on the Hill until it opens again on August, 2013. Join us for our last event on the stage where Marvin Gaye started it all and Chuck Brown continues to keep it moving—a night of Rhythm and Blues and GOGO fun.
Tickets are just $25 in advance and $30 at the door and can be purchased at Cardozo High (1200 Clifton Street, NW –202-673-7385) and at the African American Civil War Museum (1925 Vermont Ave, NW – 202-667-2667).
THE EVENT SCHEDULE:
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. –Open Seating — Vendors, Food, CD’s, Meet our Guests
On the Stage Starting at 8:00 p.m.
The Cardozo High School Marching Band’s Tribute to Chuck and Marvin
Tribute to Marvin Gaye—The Original Marquees and Paul Waldron
Cardozo Thespians—If Marvin Gaye had Met Chuck Brown at
Your browser may not support display of this image. Chuck Brown and the GOGO Sound