Como One, Como All

Mark your calendars and shine your dancing shoes for Tuesday, August 19th. Daptone Records, home of home of soul sensations Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and Staten Island funky instrumentalists Budos Band will be celebrating the release of Como Now: The Voices of Panola County, MS, with a free party at Brooklyn bar Savalas. The album collects traditional and contemporary gospel music as sung by the residents of small town Como, Mississippi on July 22nd, 2006 at Mt. Mariah Church.  And while it’s unlikely that any of these amazing singers will make the trek to Brooklyn to mark the album’s release, you should. With the Daptone DJs on deck, things are guaranteed to get funky.

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