The Lifestyle Empowerment Symposium presents Chuck Brown Day hosted by R&B crooner Christopher Williams and Chuck Brown’s daughter KK. Performances include EU featuring Sugar Bear, The Original Soul Searchers, Suttle Thought, Trouble Funk, Junkyard, Backyard, Ayre Rayde, India Arie, Dwele, Calvin Richardson and other special surprise performances. This will be the first time The Original Soul Searchers and others have performed together in years, this show is for all music lovers to mark on the calendar. There will also be performances to pay homage to the fallen Go Go soldiers. Performances just added include Hot Cold Sweat, Ms Yendy & the &ffiliated Project, VYBE Band, DC’s own songstress Reesa Renee and Go Go’s infamous WHAT BAND with more acts to be announced! “It’
Kappstone Media, LLC will present The Lifestyle Empowerment Symposium which focuses on delivering messages of Education, Empowerment and Restoration in a fun and uplifting environment. The symposium is the first of its kind in Washington, DC; three (3) days of workshops providing personal and professional enrichment for attendees in an entertaining and engaging environment with educational, informational and motivational roundtable discussions. The Lifestyle Empowerment Symposium has a distinguished list of panelists including Russell Simmons (Philantropist|
Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite, The Cherry Lounge, DTLR locations and the Washington Convention Center.
Portions of the proceeds will benefit The Chuck Brown Foundation in support of continuing his legacy.
On August 6, 2012, Chuck Brown Day will conduct an official press conference at the The Cherry Lounge. Details will follow in an upcoming press release.
Ayre Rayde (Go Go) | Backyard Band (Go Go) | Bela Dona (Go Go) | Calvin Richardson (R&B) | Christopher Williams (R&B) | Da Mixx Band (Go Go) | Dwele (R&B) | EU feat Sugar Bear (Go Go) | Hot Cold Sweat (Go Go) | India Arie (R&B) | Junkyard Band (Go Go) | Ms Yendy & the &ffiliated Project (Go Go), Original Soul Searchers (Go Go) | Reesa Renee (R&B) | Suttle Thoughts (Go Go) | Trouble Funk (Go Go) | VYBE Band (Go Go) | WHAT BAND (Go Go) & more surprises to be announced
Belleza de Terra | Direct TV | Empowerment Movement | Ginger & Liz | Given | Kapstone Media | NAI Michael | Platinum Image Ent Group | Schwinn | Spotlight Entertainment | The Cherry Lounge | Tubb Entertainment | US Army | Vitamin Water
Afro Newspaper | AR | BET | JET Magazine | Radio One | The World Network
ABOUT THE LIFESTYLE EMPOWERMENT SYMPOSIUM
Our theme boldly resonates EDUCATION, EMPOWERMENT & RESTORATION in the community. This annual event is a platform necessary to help re-establish the value of maintaining a collective and responsible community while exploring creative ideas and providing educational and professional development vital to the success of future generations. ¨The annual Lifestyle Empowerment Symposium will consist of three (3) full days of educational, informational and motivational symposiums and roundtable discussions coupled with a diverse music experience that effectively depicts the rich cultural diversity of our communities.
ABOUT CHUCK BROWN DAY
An annual event that will pay homage to the Godfather of Go Go Chuck Brown, as he paved the way for a great deal of artists in the nation’s capital and beyond. Go Go should be recognized globally and fusing a diverse group of individuals for one event will aid in its national recognition. Chuck Brown Day is dedicated to raise money in honor of the Chuck Brown Foundation and eventually to begin the building process for the Go Go Hall of Fame. This event will generate satisfaction from all generations of Go Go and music lovers.