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Published: 2014/01/24

Sharon Jones is Cancer Free!

Sharon Jones has beaten cancer! The singer revealed the news via her Facebook page today, posting:

I just got the best news in my entire life! I AM CANCER FREE!!! The doctor looked at my scan and said that everything looked normal and healthy. It’s been a tough road, but this is the moment I have been praying for. I can not thank you all enough for your positive energy and prayers, I truly could not have done this without your love!

Jones was forced to postpone her album and tour with the Dap-Kings this past summer when she was diagnosed with stage-one bile duct cancer. The band has since released the LP, Give The People What They Want. Jones and the Dap-Kings will resume touring on February 6 when they kick off an extensive North American run at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The group will then make their way across the Atlantic for a series of European dates.

Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings North American Tour Dates

February 6 New York, NY—Beacon Theatre
February 11 Washington, DC—Lincoln Theatre
February 13 Durham, NC—Carolina Theatre
February 14 Asheville, NC—Orange Peel
February 15 Atlanta, GA—Variety Playhouse
February 17 Charleston, SC—Music Farm
February 18 Orlando, FL—Beacham Theater
February 20 St. Petersburg, FL—The State Theatre
February 21 Pensacola, FL—Vinyl Music Hall
February 22 New Orleans, LA—House of Blues
February 25 Houston, TX—House of Blues
February 26 Austin, TX—ACL Live at the Moody Theatre
February 27 Dallas, TX—Granada Theater
March 1 Memphis, TN—Minglewood Hall
March 2 St. Louis, MO—The Pageant
March 4 Indianapolis, IN—The Vogue
March 5 Iowa City, IA—The Englert Theatre
March 6 Milwaukee, WI—Pabst Theater
March 8 Lawrence, KS—Liberty Hall
March 17 Denver, CO—Gothic Theatre
March 18 Santa FE, NM—The Lensic Performing Arts Center
March 20 Tucson, AZ—Rialto Theatre
March 21 Phoenix, AZ—Heritage Square (Pavilion)
March 22 San Diego, CA—House of Blues
March 25 Los Angeles, CA—The Wiltern
March 27 San Francisco, CA—The Fillmore
March 28 San Francisco, CA—The Fillmore
March 29 San Francisco, CA—The Fillmore
April 1 Portland, OR—Crystal Ballroom
April 2 Seattle, WA—The Showbox
April 3 Seattle, WA—The Showbox
April 4 Victoria, BC—Alix Golden Hall
April 5 Vancouver, BC—The Commodore Ballroom
April 9 Minneapolis, MN—State Theatre
April 11 Chicago, IL—Vic Theatre
April 15 Detroit, MI—Majestic Theater

Comments

There are 6 comments associated with this post

Yea! January 24, 2014, 14:46:56

Congrats!

ray vann January 24, 2014, 15:36:06

That is great news. Congratulations Sharon.

blah January 24, 2014, 17:22:42

Fuck yeah! Sharon rocks!

me January 24, 2014, 17:26:23

Awesome news for one of the greatest performers out there… I wish you the best Sharon!

TCinNYC January 24, 2014, 21:55:53

Excellent news. You go Sharon!

Dana Chapman February 19, 2014, 00:57:11

So thrilled and happy for you…such a wonderful blessing!!!

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