Sharon Springs

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - 2/6/13 - Beacon Theatre

    Better Than: Pretty much everything. About a month ago, Sharon Jones was finishing up her final chemo treatment in an attempt to trounce the cancer that threatened to silence her. Two weeks ago today, she announced that she was cancer-free. Last night, she launched her 10-week comeback tour at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2013

    Sharon Jones Rebounds After Cancer

    The outdoor crowd of some 6,000 fans in Boise that night in April probably remember a few distinct things about the show they'd come to see. One: It was great. Of course it was. This was Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, after all — the raucous but tight-as-a-drum soul powerhouse fronted by a n ... More >>

  • Books

    June 15, 2004

    Plum Loco

    Jonathan Ames's romp is more than a tip of the top hat to the master (no, not Henry James!)