BALTIMORE, MD, November 17, 2014 — Kato Hammond, Godfather of Go-Go Media, was among the area experts featured on WETA’s “Washington in the ’80s,” which premiered at 8pm tonight. The go-go historian, journalist, and archivist is known for pioneering media movements in go-go such as Take Me Out to the Go-Go Magazine, online radio shows for go-go music, video blogs, DVD magazines, and online video programming related to go-go music. Hammond, 49, operates a business creating websites, logos, and graphic designs for local businesses and musicians, and remains a consultant to musicians, artists, journalists, and educators in the DC area. Hear him cohost “99 & Kato” every Friday from 1-3pm on TMOTTRadio.com.
DC musician Matt “Swamp Guinee” Miller (Bambu Station, Ras Lidj & Deep Band) was also one of the local greats featured in a cast of the some of the most popular and well-known figures in local history and culture, including Marion Barry and Pat Robertson. Check your local listings for your next chance to watch this highly entertaining and informative trip through Washington, DC in the 1980s.