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Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

Titan Of Soul Sharon Jones Dies At 60 From Cancer

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.18.2016 | Entertainment

Sharon Jones, the Grammy-nominated soul and funk singer who led the Dap-Kings, died Friday after a long bout with pancreatic cancer. She was 60. We a...

Live From Toronto Film Festival: Sunday Sept. 13

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.13.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This year's edition will be remembered for putting both Jay Roach's Trumbo and James Vanderbilt's Truth in contention for the Oscar race. I saw the two films back to back on Sunday -- and they are guaranteed to both grip you and infuriate you

Sharon Jones Returns After Cancer Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.10.2013 | Entertainment

After a harrowing cancer scare, Sharon Jones is back in the game. She and the Dap-Kings announced they will release their postponed album, "Give the P...

Sharon Jones Reveals Devastating News

Posted 06.04.2013 | Celebrity

Sharon Jones has been diagnosed with cancer. The 57-year-old soul singer, who performs with the funk group the Dap-Kings, announced the news on the gr...

Ravinia Lineup Has Classics -- And A Few Surprises

Posted 03.07.2013 | Chicago

Ravinia, the summer-long music festival in north suburban Chicago, has rolled out its 2013 season schedule with plenty of fanfare — and a few surpri...

A-Sides With Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: Some Funk and Soul Food for Your Ears

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.06.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I caught up with Jones backstage before her sold-out show last month at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Westchester, and spoke to her about her evolution and her anticipation of joining other "divas" on stage for a VH1 special.

Everyone's a Critic: The Top 10 Albums of 2010

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Sweeney

As usual, in creating my annual top 10 albums of the year, I limited myself to albums of original, contemporary studio work. This year, that was harde...

Play > Skip: New Music for April 6

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Slash steps out from his long Guns N' Roses shadow, Madonna proves that rust never sleeps, Bob Dylan's son, Jakob, recruits a childhood mentor, Benin's bold beauty Angelique Kidjo bedazzles...