Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Prepare for Extensive Tour

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[Photo by Katie Vesser]

Augusta, Ga., soul sensation Sharon Jones will be taking her Dap-Kings on the road next month to promote the release of their fourth album, I Learned the Hard Way, out April 6 on Brooklyn’s Daptone Records. The tour will kick off at Vermont’s Snoe Down Festival and will include a two-night engagement at the Apollo Theater to celebrate I Learned the Hard Way’s release.

Folks in these towns will be dancing:

March
26 – Rutland, Vt. @ Snoe Down Festival

April
10 – Berlin, Germany @ Astra
13 – Paris, France @ Trabendo
14 – London, U.K. @ Koko s
15 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
17 – Live Oak, Fla. @ Wanee Music Festival
22 – Lafayette, La. @ Festival International de Louisiane
23 – New Orleans, La. @ The Howlin Wolf
24 – Oxford, Miss. @ Double Decker Festival
30 – New York, N.Y. @ The Apollo Theater

May
1 – New York, N.Y. @ The Apollo Theater
7 – Annapolis, Md. @ Ram s Head Onstage
8 – Charlottesville, Va. @ Jefferson Theater
9 – Norfolk, Va. @ The NorVa
11 – Carrboro, N.C. @ Cat s Cradle
12 – Asheville, N.C. @ Orange Peel
13 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Center Stage Atlanta
14 – Nashville, Tenn. @ Cannery Ballroom
15 – Nelsonville, Ohio @ Nelsonville Music Festival
17 – Newport, Ky. @ The Southgate House
18 – Detroit, Mich. @ Majestic Theatre
21 – Chicago, Ill. @ Vic Theatre
22 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ Pabst Theater
23 – Indianapolis, Ind. @ The Vogue
25 – Toronto, Ont. @ The Sound Academy
26 – Montreal, Quebec @ Le National
27 – Boston, Mass. @ House of Blues
28 – Hartford, Conn. @ New England Dodge Music Center
29 – Hartford, Conn. @ New England Dodge Music Center

June
20 – Vancouver, B.C. @ The Commodore Ballroom
21 – Seattle, Wash. @ Showbox Sodo
22 – Portland, Ore. @ Crystal Ballroom
25 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Warfield Theatre
26 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Wiltern
27 – Solana Beach, Calif. @ Belly Up Tavern

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