December, 2015. Shemekia Copeland receives a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Blues Album category for Outskirts of Love, her eighth album, released by Alligator Records in September. Shemekia is also nominated for three Blues Music Awards (B.B. King Entertainer, Contemporary Blues Album, Contemporary Blues Female Artist).
• Read more about the Grammy nomination.
• Read more about the Blues Music Awards nominations.
• Get Outskirts of Love.
• Learn more about Shemekia Copeland.
• Check out the Outskirts of Love tour.
The Washington Post picked Shemekia Copeland in their list of the upcoming shows. Shemekia and her band are performing at The Hamilton in Washington, DC, this coming Saturday, April 16.
In 2011, blues singer and songwriter Shemekia Copeland was crowned “Queen of the Blues” by legendary singer KoKo Taylor’s daughter, Cookie, at the Chicago Blues Festival. That special moment was…
“In 2011, the singer, daughter of late Texas blues guitar legend Johnny Clyde Copeland, was proclaimed “Queen of the Blues” by the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois,…
Shemekia Copeland performed “to a packed house at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture,” writes The Pittsburgh Courier. The newspaper also published photos of Shemekia with fans after…
Who is Shemekia? Shemekia Copeland, Outskirts of Love, Alligator Records. Suffice to say this is a beautiful recording of fine musicians interpreting strong songs. Sophisticated yet rough, Stones-y, satisfying….