Critic's Pick

Virgin Fest

August 07, 2008

Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings

ESSENTIALS: With a 50-something leading lady and a soul and R&B backdrop straight out of the '60s, it's hard to believe that Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings are a relatively new band. The Dap-Kings' sound may be familiar - they played on Amy Winehouse's album Back to Black. But Jones brings out their best.

WHAT TO EXPECT: A James Brown in high-heels, Jones unleashes some electric dance moves on stage. Her live presence has been compared to Tina Turner and even Aretha Franklin, and rightfully so. She often calls fans up to dance and sing backup.

WHEN AND WHERE: North Stage, 3:25 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Saturday

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