New Years 2011: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings with Allen Toussaint

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings are performing in NYC this New Years Eve, as well as December 30th, at the Best Buy Theater (formerly known as NOKIA Theatre Times Square), located in the heart of Times Square.  Don’t worry about the NYE festivities in Times Square; there will be exclusive access to the theater for ticket holders.

Joining Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings on December 30th and 31st will be New Orleans R&B legend, Allen Toussaint. Most recently, Toussaint and his music were prominently featured on the HBO series Treme. During his 40 year plus career, Toussaint has collaborated with such music giants as The (original) Meters, Ernie K-Doe, Lee Dorsey, Irma Thomas, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Elvis Costello, Patti LaBelle, The Rolling Stones, Etta James, and countless others.

Tickets and More Info: sjdknye.com

Check out this exclusive Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings track, “Give Me A Reason,” which is only available in the Limited Edition I Learned the Hard Way 7″ Box Set. Buy your 7″ Box Set here.

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Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings: “If You Call” Video

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings have an emotionally powerful brand of soul that really comes out in this new video.  With an ending like that we’re already looking forward to Part 2!

“If You Call” is from the group’s recent album, I Learned the Hard Way, which was released this past April.

Purchase I Learned the Hard Way on iTunes

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Coming Home

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Here’s a new track from Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: “When I Come Home,” from the recording sessions of their new album, I Learned the Hard Way. Pre-order the CD or LP from daptonerecords.com and get a free 45 single of this non-album track!

To download the title track, “I Learned the Hard Way”, click here.