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  • Valerie June learned about music at church, home -- and from Britney

    Valerie June learned about music at church, home -- and from Britney
    The morning after firebrand singer Valerie June’s swing through L.A. to open for Sharon Jones at the Wiltern on Tuesday, she had a whirlwind day of activities related to promoting her acclaimed 2013 album “Pushin’ Against a Stone” before hopping a plane for her next stop: three nights with Jones at the venerable Fillmore auditorium in San Francisco.
  • Review: Sharon Jones and Valerie June electrify the Wiltern

    Review: Sharon Jones and Valerie June electrify the Wiltern
    Beyond its musical attributes, the exhilarating performance delivered by soul singer Sharon Jones and her band the Dap-Kings on Tuesday testified to the restorative power of music. Other than her ultra-short hair, there was no outward evidence of the...

    Vampire Weekend, Fiona Apple celebrate Valentine's Day for Starbucks

    Vampire Weekend, Fiona Apple celebrate Valentine's Day for Starbucks
    Talk about dumb Starbucks. For its latest compilation album, the coffee chain commissioned covers of love songs from 13 artists just in time for Valentine’s Day,  which sounds like a delightful idea, until you realize how much of “Sweetheart...

    VH1's 'Rock Docs' to cover funk origins, EDM, Sharon Jones' comeback

    VH1's 'Rock Docs' to cover funk origins, EDM, Sharon Jones' comeback
    The evolution of funk music, Napster and Sharon Jones’ battle with cancer are among the topics that will get the documentary treatment for VH1, the network announced on Thursday. VH1 revealed its slate of upcoming films as part of its Emmy Award-...

    Soul vocalist Sharon Jones ready to return to music

    Soul vocalist Sharon Jones ready to return to music
    After a cancer diagnosis forced Sharon Jones to postpone an album and tour earlier this year, the vocalist of the Dap-Kings soul ensemble is prepping her return to music. The group's sixth album, “Give the People What They Want,” will arrive...