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.
I’d love for GLONO to take credit for discovering the fantastic Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings but the truth is that a reader tipped us off when we gushed too long over Amy Winehouse. My hat forever tips to that reader. But now Ms. Jones is getting loads of attention from mainstream media. Just … Continue reading Sharon Jones Gets Mainstream Nod
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.