Review: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings @ Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney (11/01/09)

A testament to Mann’s talent as singer and guitarist…

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings @ Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney (11/01/09)
Created On January 15th, 2009 by legal-affairs

What I came to as I dripped my way into the Festival Bar was the Ray Mann Three starting their set with Night with you. I had seen the Ray Mann Three a mere two days earlier (you can read my thoughts in my review of the Jamie Lidell gig at the Forum) and given that they played pretty much the same set as they played at Jamie Lidell, I’ll save some electrons and not repeat myself. I’m not critical of the fact that they played the same set – it’s a very good set, and they’ve a new drummer and, as I later found out, a stand-in bass player (which, in a three-piece involves a bit of reorganisation, so the fact that the set is as good as it was is testament to Mann’s talent as singer and guitarist).

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