May, 2016. Shemekia Copeland won the Blues Music Award for Contemporary Blues Female Artist Of The Year at the 37th Annual Blues Music Awards, held in Memphis. Shemekia was nominated in two other categories (Contemporary Blues Album and B. B. King Entertainer). Outskirts of Love, her eighth album released by Alligator Records in September 2015, was also nominated for a Grammy Award.
• Read more about her Blues Music Award.
• Read more about the Grammy nomination.
• 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

“Gutsy, passionate…”

The serious, sizzling part came with Shemekia Copeland. It was a noteworthy return for the gutsy, passionate New York-born, Chicago-based singer who made her Edmonton debut at the fest back…

Shemekia to present Fifth Star Awards with Cindy Crawford

A supermodel, a comedy icon, a blues queen and rising Broadway star will take the stage at Millennium Park next month to present Fifth Star Awards to local arts heroes….

Back at the Edmonton Blues Festival 20 years later

When singer Shemekia Copeland first played the Edmonton Blues Festival in 2000 she was only 22 and still something of a diamond in the rough. Despite her stage debut at age…

“She absolutely killed it”

Shemekia Copeland and her band absolutely killed it today at the New Bedford Whaling Blues Festival at Fort Taber! The New Bedforg Guide live-streamed part of Shemekia’s performance at the New Bedford…

“Do yourself a favor”

Do yourself a favor and YouTube Shemekia Copeland’s cover of Bob Dylan’s “I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight.” It’s a cover I discovered a few years ago, and I can’t tell…

All the news

TOUR

  • 02
    Sep
    ALBANY, NY
    THE EGG
    1 Empire State Plaza
    S Mall Arterial
    518-473-1845
    With the Robert Cray Band
  • 09
    Sep
    NORFOLK, CT
    INFINITY HALL
    20 Greenwoods Rd W
    860-542-5531
  • 10
    Sep
    NEW YORK, NY
    BB KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL
    237 West 42 St
    212-997-4144
  • 24
    Sep
    TALLAHASSEE, FL
    FLORIDA JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL
  • 01
    Oct
    KATOWICE (POLAND)
    RAWA BLUES FESTIVAL
  • 15
    Oct
    EASTON, MD
    AVALON THEATRE
    40 E Dover St.
    410-822-7299
  • 16
    Oct
    RICHMOND, VA
    THE TIN PAN
    8982 Quioccasin Rd
    804-447-8189
  • 21
    Apr
    CHAPEL HILL, NC
    HILL HALL AUDITORIUM
    University of NC
    919-843-3333
  • 25
    May
    SIOUX FALLS, SD
    ORPHEUM THEATER
    315 N Phillips Ave
    605-367-4616
May, 2016. Shemekia Copeland won the Blues Music Award for Contemporary Blues Female Artist Of The Year at the 37th Annual Blues Music Awards, held in Memphis. Shemekia was nominated in two other categories (Contemporary Blues Album and B. B. King Entertainer). Outskirts of Love, her eighth album released by Alligator Records in September 2015, was also nominated for a Grammy Award.
• Read more about her Blues Music Award.
• Read more about the Grammy nomination.
• 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

“Gutsy, passionate…”

The serious, sizzling part came with Shemekia Copeland. It was a noteworthy return for the gutsy, passionate New York-born, Chicago-based singer who made her Edmonton debut at the fest back…

Shemekia to present Fifth Star Awards with Cindy Crawford

A supermodel, a comedy icon, a blues queen and rising Broadway star will take the stage at Millennium Park next month to present Fifth Star Awards to local arts heroes….

Back at the Edmonton Blues Festival 20 years later

When singer Shemekia Copeland first played the Edmonton Blues Festival in 2000 she was only 22 and still something of a diamond in the rough. Despite her stage debut at age…

“She absolutely killed it”

Shemekia Copeland and her band absolutely killed it today at the New Bedford Whaling Blues Festival at Fort Taber! The New Bedforg Guide live-streamed part of Shemekia’s performance at the New Bedford…

“Do yourself a favor”

Do yourself a favor and YouTube Shemekia Copeland’s cover of Bob Dylan’s “I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight.” It’s a cover I discovered a few years ago, and I can’t tell…

All the news

TOUR

  • 02
    Sep
    ALBANY, NY
    THE EGG
    1 Empire State Plaza
    S Mall Arterial
    518-473-1845
    With the Robert Cray Band
  • 09
    Sep
    NORFOLK, CT
    INFINITY HALL
    20 Greenwoods Rd W
    860-542-5531
  • 10
    Sep
    NEW YORK, NY
    BB KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL
    237 West 42 St
    212-997-4144
  • 24
    Sep
    TALLAHASSEE, FL
    FLORIDA JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL
  • 01
    Oct
    KATOWICE (POLAND)
    RAWA BLUES FESTIVAL
  • 15
    Oct
    EASTON, MD
    AVALON THEATRE
    40 E Dover St.
    410-822-7299
  • 16
    Oct
    RICHMOND, VA
    THE TIN PAN
    8982 Quioccasin Rd
    804-447-8189
  • 21
    Apr
    CHAPEL HILL, NC
    HILL HALL AUDITORIUM
    University of NC
    919-843-3333
  • 25
    May
    SIOUX FALLS, SD
    ORPHEUM THEATER
    315 N Phillips Ave
    605-367-4616