Articles tagged sharon jones and the dap-kings

20 Jan 2017 // 12:19 PM

That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie’s Song

Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: 6 February 2014 - Beacon Theatre, New York

Having beaten cancer, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings returned to the stage in NYC for a performance that was as invigorating as it was electrifying.

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19 Feb 2008 // 3:53 AM

Had Amy Winehouse not melted down this past year, 51-year-old soul singer Sharon Jones might have gone to the Grammy Awards for the first time.

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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

The first time I played Philadelphia, 20 people came to my show. And 30 people came the second time. But this is my third time..."

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8 Aug 2007 // 5:20 AM

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings 100 Days, 100 Nights [MP3] from 100 Day, 100 Nights (Daptone Records) releasing October 2 in the U.S.       [MySpace]

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Jones doesn't just perform; she becomes a center of seductive gravity. She commands every inch of the room in ways that make you want to give yourself entirely to fits of raw spirit.

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	Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: Naturally

Don't call it a comeback. And don't you dare call it a throwback, either. Sharon Jones was 'introduced' to a new generation as a cryogenically-thawed funk tornado, but she makes it clear on her follow-up that she is not just a one-time beat junkie's fix.

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3 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Photo credit: Matt Rogers Mercury Lounge’s Funk Rising In some parts of the world, funk has been known to be a cure-all. Combining the

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//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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