James & Sharon
Sharon Jones & James Brown

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings' new album 100 Days, 100 Nights is streaming in its entirety over at AOL (along with the new Stars, Jose Gonzalez, Devendra Banhart, Shocking Pinks and others). The album actually comes out next week (Oct 2) which is also when they'll two very special album-relase shows - there's the previously announced one at The Apollo Theatre in Harlem (Oct 6) (tix), and there's the one on the actual release date in a store.

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Live @ Virgin Mega-Store, Union Square
10/ 2 @ 7pm
Get free wristband with purchase of CD - space is limited so buy your CD's early
Sharon will sign CD's after show.

Go to that. Go to Apollo, and maybe even go to Apollo for free. I have one pair of "great seats" to giveaway to one lucky winner who emails BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: Sharon), and tells me one artist besides Sharon to have recorded at Daptone Studios. Winner will be picked at random and notified. Included your first and last name.

And to hear Sharon Jones sing "It Hurts to Be Alone" by Bob Marley, head over to Entertainment Weekly. Tour dates below...

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - 2007 Tour Dates
Oct 2 - Virgin Megastore, New York, New York
Oct 6 - The Apollo Theatre New York, New York
Oct 16 - Theatre Du Vigean Bordeaux
Oct 17 - Sala Apolo Barcelona, Barcelona
Oct 18 - Ninkasi Kao Lyon
Oct 19 - L’elysee Montmartre Paris
Oct 20 - Nancy Jazz Pulsations Nancy
Oct 23 - Alter Wartesaal Koln
Oct 24 - Ancienne Belgique Bruxelles, Belgium
Oct 25 - Paradiso Upper Hall Amsterdam, Zuid-Holland
Oct 26 - Mandarin Kasino Hamburg, Germany, Hamburg
Oct 27 - Bohannon Soul Club Berlin, Germany, Berlin
Oct 30 - Schlachtof Weisbaden
Oct 31 - Supersonic Festival Vienna, Wien
Nov 2 - JazznoJazz Festival 2007/ Theatre Gessnerallee Zurich, Zurich
Nov 3 - Theatro Lino Ventura Nice
Nov 9 - Middle East Underground Cambridge, Massachusetts
Nov 10 - Higher Ground Burlington, Vermont
Nov 11 - La Tulipe Montreal, Quebec
Nov 13 - Lees Palace Toronto, Ontario
Nov 14 - Magic Stick Detroit, Michigan
Nov 15 - Park West Chicago, Illinois
Nov 16 - First Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nov 17 - Turner Hall Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nov 18 - The Vogue Indianapolis, Indiana
Nov 20 - Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, Ohio
Dec 1 - Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach, California
Dec 4 - El Rey Theater Los Angeles, California
Dec 5 - Bimbo’s 365 Club San Francisco, California
Dec 7 - Doug Fir Lounge Portland, Oregon
Dec 8 - Neumo’s Seattle, Washington
Dec 9 - Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, British Columbia
Dec 10 - The Nightlight Bellingham, Washington
Dec 15 - Black Cat Washington DC, Washington DC

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