Go-Go Legends Agree to Play Marion Barry Out

Posted December 4, 2014 at 1:49pm

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.  

(Courtesy ForeverDC)
(Courtesy ForeverDC)

“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:  

Trouble Funk

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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