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She's been selling out shows for more than a decade, and this summer is no different. The Grammy-nominated singer joins HuffPost Rise to talk about her fight to get back where she belongs: center stage.
The sixth annual DOC NYC festival opened on Thursday with Miss Sharon Jones!, Barbara Kopple's documentary about soul singer Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. Early on we see Sharon Jones getting her short braids shorn, an accommodation to her stage two pancreatic cancer as she was being treated with chemo.
"If we had the opportunity to play together, it seemed like there would be a lot of possibilities. The way they approached playing the songs, whether they were old or new, and each time I went to the show, it was a different agenda."
Soul singer extraordinaire Sharon Jones is on top of the world. A recent duet on Saturday Night Live with Michael Buble was