January, 2017. Shemekia Copeland, who just gave birth to Johnny Lee Copeland-Schultz on Christmas Eve, is nominated for a Blues Music Award –Contemporary Blues Female Artist. Shemekia won that same category in 2016 after the release of Outskirts of Love. Her acclaimed eighth album, released by Alligator Records in September 2015, was also nominated for a Grammy Award.
• Read more about her 2017 Blues Music Award nomination. 
• Read more about the Grammy nomination.
• Check out all the news.
• Get Outskirts of Love.
• Learn more about Shemekia Copeland.
• Check out the Outskirts of Love tour.
Shemekia Copeland © Photo Joseph A. Rosen

Shemekia Copeland © Photo Joseph A. Rosen

 


NEWS

“The reigning
queen of the blues”

“Shemeika is really the reigning queen of the blues after Koko Taylor passed away,” Benjamin says. “She keeps her dad’s legacy going by doing one of his songs at every…

Chicago Tribune:
“A baby and the blues”

Shemekia Copeland steps to the lip of the stage and lets forth a cry that could carry for miles. As she snarls and hisses the lyrics to “Ghetto Child,” the audience…

Shemekia nominated for two Living Music Awards

Shemekia Copeland has been nominated for two Living Blues Awards: Blues Artist Of The Year (Female) and Most Outstanding Blues Singer. Everybody, subscribers or not, can vote at www.livingblues.com or by mailing…

Shemekia nominated for two Living Blues Awards

ALLIGATOR RECORDS Five Alligator artists nominated for 11 Living Blues Awards. Living Blues magazine has announced the nominees for the 2017 Living Blues Readers’ Awards. Five Alligator Records artists received…

Live for Tom Marker’s Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast

We had so much fun yesterday at the WXRT Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast at Buddy Guy’s Legends! Thank you to all who showed up and to all who tuned…

All the news

TOUR

  • 21
    Jul
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    212-582-2121
  • 22
    Jul
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    212-582-2121
  • 03
    Aug
    SELLERSVILLE, PA
    SELLERSVILLE THEATER
    24 W Temple Ave
    215-257-5808
  • 04
    Aug
    WILKES-BARRE, PA
    F. M. KIRBY CENTER
    FOR PERFORMING ARTS
    71 Public Square
    570-826-1100
  • 05
    Aug
    BEACON, NY
    TOWNE CRIER CAFE
    379 Main St
    845-855-1300
  • 06
    Aug
    NORWOOD, NY
    LIOTTA BAND SHELL
    Norwood Village
    Green Concert Series
  • 26
    Aug
    VANCOUVER, WA
    VANCOUVER WINE
    & JAZZ FESTIVAL
    Esther Short Park
  • 27
    Aug
    NANAIMO (CANADA)
    NANAIMO SUMMERTIME
    BLUES FESTIVAL
    Maffeo Sutton Park
  • 02
    Sep
    PORT WASHINGTON, WI
    PARAMOUNT MUSIC FESTIVAL
    Coal Dock Park
    190 S Wisconsin St
  • 09
    Sep
    LAS VEGAS, NV
    BIG BLUES BENDER
    1 S Main St
    Schedule TBD
January, 2017. Shemekia Copeland, who just gave birth to Johnny Lee Copeland-Schultz on Christmas Eve, is nominated for a Blues Music Award –Contemporary Blues Female Artist. Shemekia won that same category in 2016 after the release of Outskirts of Love. Her acclaimed eighth album, released by Alligator Records in September 2015, was also nominated for a Grammy Award.
• Read more about her 2017 Blues Music Award nomination. 
• Read more about the Grammy nomination.
• Check out all the news.
• Get Outskirts of Love.
• Learn more about Shemekia Copeland.
• Check out the Outskirts of Love tour.
Shemekia Copeland © Photo Joseph A. Rosen

Shemekia Copeland © Photo Joseph A. Rosen

 


NEWS

“The reigning
queen of the blues”

“Shemeika is really the reigning queen of the blues after Koko Taylor passed away,” Benjamin says. “She keeps her dad’s legacy going by doing one of his songs at every…

Chicago Tribune:
“A baby and the blues”

Shemekia Copeland steps to the lip of the stage and lets forth a cry that could carry for miles. As she snarls and hisses the lyrics to “Ghetto Child,” the audience…

Shemekia nominated for two Living Music Awards

Shemekia Copeland has been nominated for two Living Blues Awards: Blues Artist Of The Year (Female) and Most Outstanding Blues Singer. Everybody, subscribers or not, can vote at www.livingblues.com or by mailing…

Shemekia nominated for two Living Blues Awards

ALLIGATOR RECORDS Five Alligator artists nominated for 11 Living Blues Awards. Living Blues magazine has announced the nominees for the 2017 Living Blues Readers’ Awards. Five Alligator Records artists received…

Live for Tom Marker’s Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast

We had so much fun yesterday at the WXRT Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast at Buddy Guy’s Legends! Thank you to all who showed up and to all who tuned…

All the news

TOUR

  • 21
    Jul
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    212-582-2121
  • 22
    Jul
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    212-582-2121
  • 03
    Aug
    SELLERSVILLE, PA
    SELLERSVILLE THEATER
    24 W Temple Ave
    215-257-5808
  • 04
    Aug
    WILKES-BARRE, PA
    F. M. KIRBY CENTER
    FOR PERFORMING ARTS
    71 Public Square
    570-826-1100
  • 05
    Aug
    BEACON, NY
    TOWNE CRIER CAFE
    379 Main St
    845-855-1300
  • 06
    Aug
    NORWOOD, NY
    LIOTTA BAND SHELL
    Norwood Village
    Green Concert Series
  • 26
    Aug
    VANCOUVER, WA
    VANCOUVER WINE
    & JAZZ FESTIVAL
    Esther Short Park
  • 27
    Aug
    NANAIMO (CANADA)
    NANAIMO SUMMERTIME
    BLUES FESTIVAL
    Maffeo Sutton Park
  • 02
    Sep
    PORT WASHINGTON, WI
    PARAMOUNT MUSIC FESTIVAL
    Coal Dock Park
    190 S Wisconsin St
  • 09
    Sep
    LAS VEGAS, NV
    BIG BLUES BENDER
    1 S Main St
    Schedule TBD