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Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings -2008/09 Tour Dates (2xNokia)

Sharon Jones @ Highline Ballroom (Perez CMJ) (more by Faith-Ann Young)
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Belting out such lyrics as “I can’t have my cake and eat it too, so I gonna get up and walk out on you,” funk-soul luminary Sharon Jones sounds like anything but a goody two-shoes. But like many divas before her, she was an angel when she discovered her pipes.

“I was somewhere between 5 and 8 years old when I played an angel at church, an itty-bitty angel with wings and a halo over my head,” she recalls. “One time we did ‘Silent Night,’ and a lady at church said, ‘Ooh-ooh, that little girl can sing.’ That’s where it all began.” [The Isthmus Paper]

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings‘ next two NYC shows will take place at the Nokia Theatre in Times Square on February 13th and 14th. $35 tickets go on sale Friday at noon, or on Wednesday if you have an American Express.

In other Daptone news, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings appear on that new Red Hot comp, Budos Band & Naomi Shelton are playing Mercury Lounge on December 19th, and the Menahan Street Band have a show coming up at Southpaw on December 20th. All Sharon Jones tour dates below…

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – 2008/09 Tour Dates
Dec 2 – antages Theatre Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dec 3 – Barrymore Theatre Madison, Wisconsin
Dec 4 – Vic Theatre Chicago, Illinois
Dec 5 – The Pageant St. Louis, Missouri
Dec 6 – Jakes Nightclub Bloomington, Indiana
Dec 30 – Falls Festival – Lorne Lorne, Victoria
Dec 31 – Falls Festival – Tasmania Marion Bay, Tasmania
Jan 2 – The Hi-Fi Melbourne, Victoria
Jan 3 – The Southbound Festival Brusselton, Western Australia
Jan 4 – Entertainment Quarter Sydney, New South Wales
Jan 7 – Sunset Sounds Brisbane
Jan 10 – Sydney Festival Sydney, New South Wales
Jan 11 – Becks Festival Bar Sydney, New South Wales
Jan 28 – Warfield Theatre San Francisco, California
Feb 13 – Nokia Theatre, NYC
Feb 14 – Nokia Theatre, NYC

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