Go-Go Legends Agree to Play Marion Barry Out
A who’s who of go-go royalty Thursday are planning to honor the late Marion Barry with a jam-packed show scheduled to keep Ibiza nightclub bumping late into the evening.
The “Mayor for Life” Tribute , set to take place from 7 to 11 p.m. in Northeast D.C., is anticipated to bring together a host of local talent who wanted to do their part to bid the iconic District leader farewell.
“Everybody wanted to do something for Marion,” an event organizer told HOH about the star-studded send-off that quickly came together following Barry’s passing in November. Headliners include:
The Junkyard Band
And Suttle Thoughts
Per an organizer, WPGC is expected to broadcast from inside the club, while WKYS is sending a truck to relay all the action happening outside. At some point in the evening, there will also be a moment of silence to remember recently deceased political activist , A.J. Cooper III.
The show is free and open to anyone 21 and older.
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