Who: Dap-Kings--the fabulous back up band for Sharon Jones
What: In-store DJ set
When: April 1 @ 5:30
Where: 1313 W Burnside Portland Everyday Music!
Why: Because they're so damn funky
Stop by after work and hear the Dap-Kings spin some funky favorites on vinyl. Then head over to the Sharon Jones & Dap-Kings show at the Crystal Ballroom after! Don't forget to have a beer or two at McMenamins beforehand.
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings have come a long way since their humble
beginnings nearly a decade ago. Steeped within the gilded and gritty
sounds of gospel, soul and funk, this nine-piece Brooklyn collective has
continued to electrify fans, disc jockeys, critics, record collectors,
and bloggers the world-over with their authentic, heart-felt sound. The
authenticity is clearly demonstrated on the band's latest Give The People What They Want - released by the independent
Daptone Records. All their albums recall an analog era led by iconic studios
like those at Motown and Stax Records, and have thrust the
fifty-three-year-old Augusta, GA native and crew into the multimedia
Pick up their latest Give The People What They Want on cd or lp today!