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Published: 2012/06/07

Antibalas and Sharon Jones to Play Free Brooklyn Date

Some early Antibalas

Antibalas has only played select dates since 2008 while members of the band focus on a variety of side projects and their work on the Broadway musical Fela!. But the band will hit the road later this year in support of their new self-titled studio album, which is due out in August. Antibalas was produced by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings bassist and co-founder Gabe Roth, who was also an early member of Antibalas (the two bands shared many members early on before achieving fame separately).

Antibalas and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings will share the stage once again as well when the two groups play Brooklyn, NY’s Williamsburg Waterfront on August 18. As previously reported, Antibalas will also play a benefit for producer Scotty Hard at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl on Sunday.


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steve June 7, 2012, 10:38:00

that was a tease… I LOVE antibalas and have been waiting for an album and some shows and this article leaves off with out any mention of the dates!!!! please update and add the dates!!!!

Bob Cobb June 7, 2012, 10:38:44

Venue and date?

Rich Lemire June 7, 2012, 11:03:41

The date of the show – a major fact left out of the article – is Saturday, August 18. The show starts at 7 PM. June 7, 2012, 11:55:42

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