"Groove" - Marlow Heights, MD, Circa 2002 - by André Chung
Revelers dance at a go-go, D.C.'s homegrown percussion heavy live band dance party. Go-go is a sub-genre associated with funk that originated in the Washington, D.C., area during the mid- 1960's to late-1970s. It remains primarily popular in the area as a uniquely regional music style. Go-Go remains appealing because it never attempts to be slick, pretty, polished, or accepted on a larger level. For over 20 years it has flourished on a regional level. No one familiar with it doubts for a second that it will continue to survive.