Budos Band...
Budos Band

Daptone's funky Budos Band play Southpaw on Friday, April 16th with The Jay Vons. Tickets are on sale. One day later, Saturday, April 17th (Record Store Day), the band plays a free in-store at Generation Records.

Their dates, which are below, also include a June 5th show at Wellmont Theatre with Les Claypool and Hot Head Show. Tickets are on sale.

Lee Fields & The Expressions, who played Southpaw last in December, will return to the venue for a show on June 18th. (Budos, who also frequent the spot, were there in January.) Tickets are on sale.

Their labelmates Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, whose new record out debuted at #15 on the Billboard chart this week, will be playing two sold-out Apollo Theater shows, on April 30th and May 1st. Leading up to that, catch the band on late-night TV - their schedule, their video for single "I Learned the Hard Way" (which opens with Lee Fields) and all Budos' summer tour dates are below...

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings "I Learned the Hard Way"

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings - TV schedule
April 23 Late Show with David Letterman
April 26 The Colbert Report
April 28 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Budos Band - 2010 Tour Dates
Apr 16 Southpaw Brooklyn, NY
Apr 17 Generation Records in-store, NY, NY (Record Store Day)
Jun 05 Wellmont Theatre Montclair, New Jersey
Jun 27 Calgary Jazz Festival Calgary, Alberta
Jun 29 Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan
Jun 30 Jazz Winnipeg Festival Winnipeg, Manitoba
Jul 10 Chicago Folk & Roots Festival Chicago, Illinois
Jul 12 Millenium Park Chicago, Illinois
Jul 23 Floydfest Floyd, Virginia

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