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The National at House of Vans Chicago
The National at House of Vans Chicago in 2017 (more by James Richards IV)
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What’s going on Thursday?

Tonight's NYC shows include The National, Talib Kweli, Hamilton Leithauser, a Suicide tribute with Martin Rev, Snarky Puppy with David Crosby & others, The Dap-Kings' Otis Redding tribute, and more.

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Dan Campbell (aka Aaron West) with The Wonder Years at Webster Hall in 2015 (more by Mimi Hong)
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What’s going on Wednesday?

Tonight's NYC shows include Run the Jewels, Robyn Hitchcock & Yo La Tengo playing 'Black Snake Diamond Role,' Aaron West, Grandaddy, Kodak Black, Tim Kasher, Greg Graffin, You Blew It, and more.

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Sturgill Simpson performed with The Dap Kings horns in tribute to Sharon Jones on the Grammys (watch)

Sturgill won Best Country Album earlier in the night.

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Kurt Vile playing made a commercial w/ a Philadelphia Eagle, starring in IFC special

Kurt made a new promo video for his Philly show on New Years Eve with a special guest: Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Connor Barwin.

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Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
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Sharon Jones spent her last days in a hospital… singing with The Dap Kings

Also: Read what Anohni (aka Antony Hegarty) said in her eulogy to Sharon.

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Instrumental soul band The Olympians releasing s/t LP on Daptone (song stream)

The Olympians include members of Lee Fields' band, Charles Bradley's band, The Dap-Kings, Budos Band, Antibalas, The Arcs, and more.

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‘The Last Waltz’ turning 40: box set on the way; Phosphorescent, Nels Cline, Natalie Prass & more playing tribute at The Cap

The new box set features outtakes, rehearsals and more.

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The Slackers streaming 3 songs off new album, touring, playing two NYC shows (one with The-Dap Kings) (dates)

Ska veterans The Slackers will release their first album of new original music since 2010's The Great Rock-Steady Swindle this week (they put out a covers album in 20...

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Andra Day touring, including some dates with Leon Bridges

San Diego singer Andra Day, who you may have just seen duetting with Ellie Goulding at the Grammys, is heading out on tour later this month with dates scheduled through J...

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Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings completed their 7-NY-show run @ Bowery Ballroom (pics)

"I hope people don't expect a lot because all I do is go out there and be me," says. "The band comes out, they introduce me, I come out, I dance, I sing, I interact with the audience...

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