Vancouver's Community-Driven Concert Calendar

  Bookmark and Share

Event Archive - shemekia copeland, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings

Fri. July 1st 2005 9.30 The Commodore Ballroom (No Minors) 9.30
The TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival brings you as part of the Urban Groove Series Shemekia Copeland plus Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings.
Shemekia Copeland
Raised by late Texas blues guitarist Johnny Clyde Copeland, soul is in the blood of this hair-raising powerhouse vocalist. A singing sensation since she was a child, Shemekia has toured with legends like B.B. King, Dr. John, and Buddy Guy.
plus Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
A Brooklyn-based native of Augusta, Georgia, vocalist Sharon Jones is a true old-school soul diva who fronts a smokin’ funk octet in the style of the classic soul bands of the late ‘60s/early ‘70’s.

shemekia copeland (Blues)

The daughter of Texas blues guitar legend Johnny Copeland, big-voiced singer Shemekia Copeland began opening for her dad at the tender age of 16 – and sometimes stole the show, thanks to her dark, goose-bump-raising alto that can scorch like a blast-furnace. She released her first record in 1997, at 18, and just eight years later this blazingly f... more info

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings

A Brooklyn-based native of Augusta, Georgia, vocalist Sharon Jones is a true old-school soul diva who fronts a smokin’ funk octet in the style of the classic soul bands of the late ‘60s/early ‘70’s. more info
[Upload Show Photos]  //   [Add Video]  //   [Upload Poster]

Submit info on this show to our admins