August 7, 2010 · 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! @ Prospect Park Bandshell
Gates open at 6:00pm
Daptone Super-Soul Revue with
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings backed by the Bushwick Philharmonic.
Plus The Budos Band, The Honeydripper and Special Guests!
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings
The Bushwick label Daptone Records, long committed to bringing you the finest soul, funk, gospel and afrobeat sounds to be found on analog tape, trots out the family. With the unstoppable Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings headlining. Backed by the Bushwick Phil, which started as a growing string section that recorded on all of the SJDK albums and was only a Duo on ‘Dap-Dippin’, a Trio on ‘Naturally’, a Quartet on ‘100 Days’ and a Sextet on ‘I Learned the Hard Way’. For this epochal moment in the great Brooklyn soul revival, the line-up will expand to include Timpani, Vibes, the String Quartet and Victor Axelrod (Ticklah, Antibalas) on Piano.
This show will also serve as the record release party for the hard-hitting Budos Band, who will be release their new album (Budos Band III) right after the show.
The Honeydripper, a crucial member to the illustrious Daptone DJ roster, brings the 45 heat with a mix of world class Soul, Funk, and Latin that been proven to fill even the most discriminating dance floors. Bring your dancing shoes and a change of clothes, because this classy lady means business.
There will undoubtedly be some surprise special guests for this hometown show… don’t miss it!