TD TORONTO JAZZ FESTIVAL Artist Spotlight: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this summer, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival announces its lineup as it runs from June 24 – July 3, 2016 featuring a diverse range of musicians including heavyweights, rising stars and established artists such as:

Gregory Porter • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings • Oliver Jones Trio • Joe Jackson

Robert Glasper Experiment • Avishai Cohen Trio • Grace Potter • Allen Stone

Michael Franti • Lee Fields • Eagle Rock Gospel Singers • Bill Charlap Trio

Fanfare Ciocarlia • The Hot Sardines • Robi Botos • David Braid

Broadsway • Heather Bambrick • Laili Biali • Hilario Duran

Lemon Bucket Orkestra • Alex Pangman • Phil Dwyer

Melissa Stylianou • John Alcorn

and many more!

For over a decade, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings the band have traveled the world, blowing minds with their explosive live performances and their raw, hand-crafted studio recordings. Delivering a visceral rhythm and soul sound to an ever-expanding fan base – which has attracted everyone from Prince to Beck to John Legend and Michael Buble – Sharon Jones &The Dap-Kings is an 11-piece band that never quits. The sharp danceable funk grooves stick to your bones while the fervent, impassioned singing goes straight to your heart. This is soul and funk music live you’ve never heard before.

Catch them Saturday June 25, 2016 at Nathan Philips Square at 8:30 p.m..


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