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. The 38th ceremony revealing the winners will be held on May 11 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
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

“A powerful voice comes with being a Copeland”

Shemekia Copeland is sitting in her Chicago home, conducting a phone interview while holding her 3-month-old son in her arms. Suddenly her son lets out a loud, gleeful sound. “He’s…

Shemekia Copeland: “Hell, yeah’ God loves the blues”

To start his “Face to Faith,” a new column and podcast, Chicago Sun-Times reporter Robert Herguth invited Shemekia Copeland. Trying to answer to questions like: “What role does religion play…

“A powerhouse vocalist
who can pretty much do it all”

“I’m drivin’ out of Nashville with a body in the trunk/Trying to figure out the depths that I have sunk” – it takes an immense amount of pluck to sell…

“The power of her emotional delivery and her voice”

Shemekia Copeland performed at the Bull Durham Blues Festival in 2007 and 2015, and after each performance audience members marveled at the power of her emotional delivery and her voice….

Shemekia to co-host Chicago Blues Fest kickoff party

Shemekia Copeland along with 93XRT’s Tom Marker Blues From Chicago will co-host the WXRT Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast from Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago, on Thursday, June 8th from…

All the news

TOUR

  • 27
    Apr
    BROOKLYN, NY
    BLUES NIGHT 2017
    Prospect Park
    Picnic House
    95 Prospect Park W
    (5th St)
  • 29
    Apr
    HYANNIS, MA
    NEW ENGLAND
    BLUES SUMMIT
  • 03
    May
    NASHVILLE, TN
    RYMAN AUDITORIUM
    Fundraiser
    for Thistle Farms
    Tickets on sale
    starting April 4
  • 10
    May
    LAFAYETTE, LA
    ACADIANA CENTER
    FOR THE ARTS
    101 W Vermilion St
    337-233-7060
  • 11
    May
    LAFAYETTE, LA
    ACADIANA CENTER
    FOR THE ARTS
    101 W Vermilion St
    337-233-7060
  • 18
    May
    SEATTLE, WA
    JAZZ ALLEY
    2033 6th Ave
    206-441-9729
  • 19
    May
    SEATTLE, WA
    JAZZ ALLEY
    2033 6th Ave
    206-441-9729
  • 20
    May
    SEATTLE, WA
    JAZZ ALLEY
    2033 6th Ave
    206-441-9729
  • 21
    May
    SEATTLE, WA
    JAZZ ALLEY
    2033 6th Ave
    206-441-9729
  • 24
    May
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN
    DAKOTA'S
    1010 Nicollet Ave
    612-332-1010
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. The 38th ceremony revealing the winners will be held on May 11 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
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

“A powerful voice comes with being a Copeland”

Shemekia Copeland is sitting in her Chicago home, conducting a phone interview while holding her 3-month-old son in her arms. Suddenly her son lets out a loud, gleeful sound. “He’s…

Shemekia Copeland: “Hell, yeah’ God loves the blues”

To start his “Face to Faith,” a new column and podcast, Chicago Sun-Times reporter Robert Herguth invited Shemekia Copeland. Trying to answer to questions like: “What role does religion play…

“A powerhouse vocalist
who can pretty much do it all”

“I’m drivin’ out of Nashville with a body in the trunk/Trying to figure out the depths that I have sunk” – it takes an immense amount of pluck to sell…

“The power of her emotional delivery and her voice”

Shemekia Copeland performed at the Bull Durham Blues Festival in 2007 and 2015, and after each performance audience members marveled at the power of her emotional delivery and her voice….

Shemekia to co-host Chicago Blues Fest kickoff party

Shemekia Copeland along with 93XRT’s Tom Marker Blues From Chicago will co-host the WXRT Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast from Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago, on Thursday, June 8th from…

All the news

TOUR

  • 27
    Apr
    BROOKLYN, NY
    BLUES NIGHT 2017
    Prospect Park
    Picnic House
    95 Prospect Park W
    (5th St)
  • 29
    Apr
    HYANNIS, MA
    NEW ENGLAND
    BLUES SUMMIT
  • 03
    May
    NASHVILLE, TN
    RYMAN AUDITORIUM
    Fundraiser
    for Thistle Farms
    Tickets on sale
    starting April 4
  • 10
    May
    LAFAYETTE, LA
    ACADIANA CENTER
    FOR THE ARTS
    101 W Vermilion St
    337-233-7060
  • 11
    May
    LAFAYETTE, LA
    ACADIANA CENTER
    FOR THE ARTS
    101 W Vermilion St
    337-233-7060
  • 18
    May
    SEATTLE, WA
    JAZZ ALLEY
    2033 6th Ave
    206-441-9729
  • 19
    May
    SEATTLE, WA
    JAZZ ALLEY
    2033 6th Ave
    206-441-9729
  • 20
    May
    SEATTLE, WA
    JAZZ ALLEY
    2033 6th Ave
    206-441-9729
  • 21
    May
    SEATTLE, WA
    JAZZ ALLEY
    2033 6th Ave
    206-441-9729
  • 24
    May
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN
    DAKOTA'S
    1010 Nicollet Ave
    612-332-1010