Sharon Jones

The term"androgyny" derives from a portmanteau of the ancient Greek terms for"male" and "woman." In other words, an androgynousindividual embodies both traditionally masculine and feminine characteristicsand qualities - th.. more

Nov 20, 2014 7:21 PM Visual Arts

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Sharon Jones shouldn’t be here tonight. She should’ve been resting in some comfortable bed instead of blowing through this soulful rendition of “This Land Is Your Land” for her encore. Thurs,Concert Reviews more

Mar 7, 2014 10:29 AM Concert Reviews

The Quasiomndo Physical Theatre continues to do some of the more progressive work in town. Its upcoming Love & Cthulhu this month draws on early 20th century horror/sci-fi from H.P. Lovecraft. The weekend that show opens, they will be hosting audi.. more

Feb 5, 2014 11:00 AM Theater

It's been a trying year for soul singer Sharon Jones. Just months before the singer was scheduled to release her fifth album, Give the People What they Want , she was diagnosed with cancer and forced to cancel the release and her planned 2013 tour.. more

Nov 11, 2013 2:00 PM On Music

Milwaukee, like many other cities across the country, has seen a recent resurgence in acts that are captivated by the soul sounds of the 1960s. Acts such as Milwaukee-based Kings Go Forth, along with those like Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings... more

Aug 15, 2012 12:00 AM Local Music

Fallen Christian singer Katy Hudson's quest for fame took her seven years, four labels and one of the most epic makeovers in pop history, but as Katy Perry she finally broke through with the lurid hit “I Kissed a Girl... more

Jul 7, 2011 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

...Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings will be performing at the Pabst on Saturday, May 22 at 8pm... more

May 22, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE

This week's issue of the Shepherd features an interview with Sharon Jonesin which the revivalist soul singer objects to being called retro. "There’s nothing retro aboutSharon Jones," she tells L. Kent Wolgamott. "I was born in 1956. If I was 20 .. more

May 20, 2010 11:02 AM On Music

You can call Sharon Jones the hardest-working woman in show business. You can call her a stage sensation. Just don’t call her “retro.”Jones and her band the Dap-Kings make fine ’60s/’70s-rooted soul music, blending the soun more

May 19, 2010 12:00 AM Music Feature

For understandable reasons, Shakespeare’s dramatic plays are staged a lot more often than his sonnets, but tonight Renaissance Theaterworks bucks the trend with two performances of Love’s Fire at the Broadway Theatre Center. It’s ,Today more

Feb 1, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Atlanta Hawks tonight at the Bradley Center at 7:30 p.m.,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 31, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

November 22, 2007 A gathering of ticket-less Sharon Jones fans braved sheets of icy r BeadStyle ,Concert Reviews more

Dec 12, 2007 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 11 Comments