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Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
"I Learned the Hard Way"
Playing SATURDAY at: Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell (Prospect Park West and 9th St., Park Slope)
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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, the crown jewel of Brooklyn's own Daptone Records, will head up a sure-to-be solid showcase of the label's artists this weekend. The swaggering outfit have been the poster children for the soul revival for a while now, and their new album I Learned the Hard Way confirms that they have no intention of letting go of that title any time soon. The record's title track flaunts the grit and power we've come to expect from the group while also showing off their flair for smooth soul.