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You need something like this. A band that brings it.

The Budos Band opened for Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings a few years back at the Black Cat. It was truly an amazing show—one that actually provoked a D.C. crowd to move their feet. And while nobody upstages Sharon Jones, the Budos Band held their own with their instrumentals that recalled the best soul jazz and afro pop.

So, for your weekend, we present the Budos Band. Listen to them here. We suggest turning up “Chicago Falcon.”