Could DC’s next museum be dedicated to go-go music?

Go-go, D.C.’s special brand of funk, got fresh attention when a Shaw business was recently told to turn off the music it played on outdoor speakers for 24 years.

Now, local activist and entrepreneur Ron Moten is spearheading an effort to create a Go-Go Museum in Anacostia.

The effort is part of the broader #DontMuteDC movement that promotes cultural education and the empowerment of black-owned businesses as a means of pushing back against gentrification. Moten is calling on those who joined the protests to return the music to Shaw to do more to protect go-go.

“We want to bring the Go-Go Hall of…

Original published: 2019-04-16 08:40:56 Read the full Washington News here

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