After attending two big music festivals every summer since 2005, it’s easy to feel burned out and unmotivated. But you can still have a great time if you just turn off your grouchiness, relax, and float downstream. A mind-blowing headliner helps, too.
Brooklyn-based soul queen heats up Chicago with a lesson in groove and a summons to dance. Leave your flannels at home, this is a party for those who dress to impress.
Video: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “Amazing Grace” and “How Long do I Have to Wait for You?” (Live in France) Also: Spin has some great live photos of Ms. Jones. Happy Thanksgiving, y’all. Try to be nice to your families.
YouTube: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “100 Days, 100 Nights” “The video was directed by Adam Elias Buncher using two vintage TV cameras bought on E-Bay for $50 dollars each. Shows how much you can do with just a little soul!” From 100 Days, 100 Nights (review), out now on Daptone Records.