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

Photos from the Mahindra Blues Festival

The Mahindra Blues Festival shared plenty of great photos of Shemekia’s performance at the Mumbai, India, festival, on February 12, 2017. Visit the gallery for some more.

“A superstar on stage”
in India

Shemekia Copeland left an impact on her previous appearance, six years ago when the audience requested multiple encores from her. We met her before the concert and asked how she…

“The kind of powerhouse, roaring voice”

Shemekia Copeland wants someone to invite her to an Indian wedding. The kind that has over 1,200 guests and goes on for four days. But that dream will have to…

“Strong and booming, yet subtle, soulful and even sultry”

“The world in many ways seems to be getting meaner,” says Shemekia Copeland, feminist singer, also known as the ‘Queen of the Blues’. “The poor get poorer. People turn their…

“Blues running
in every vein of her body”

Shemekia Copeland has blues running in every vein of her body. Daughter to blues guitar player Johnny Copeland, this woman will enthrall you with her voice and her presence like…

All the news

TOUR

  • 16
    Mar
    UNCASVILLE, CT
    THE WOLF DEN
    Mohegan Sun
    1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
    888-226-7711
  • 17
    Mar
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    212-582-2121
  • 18
    Mar
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    212-582-2121
  • 24
    Mar
    BROWNFIELD, ME
    STONE MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
    695 Dugway Rd
    207-935-7292
  • 31
    Mar
    MILWAUKEE, WI
    THE BACK ROOM
    @ COLECTIVO COFFEE
    2211 N Prospect Avenue
    414-273-3753
  • 01
    Apr
    EVANSTON, IL
    SPACE
    1245 Chicago Ave
    847-492-8860
  • 07
    Apr
    NEWTON, NJ
    THE NEWTON THEATRE
    234 Spring St
    973-383-3700
  • 08
    Apr
    WYOMISSING, PA
    BERKS JAZZ FEST
  • 09
    Apr
    MARIETTA, OH
    MOUNTAIN STAGE
    WITH LARRY GROCE
    Peoples Bank Theatre
    222 Putnam Street
    40-371-5152
  • 21
    Apr
    CHAPEL HILL, NC
    UNIVERSITY
    OF NORTH CAROLINA
    Hill Hall Auditorium
    919-843-3333
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

Photos from the Mahindra Blues Festival

The Mahindra Blues Festival shared plenty of great photos of Shemekia’s performance at the Mumbai, India, festival, on February 12, 2017. Visit the gallery for some more.

“A superstar on stage”
in India

Shemekia Copeland left an impact on her previous appearance, six years ago when the audience requested multiple encores from her. We met her before the concert and asked how she…

“The kind of powerhouse, roaring voice”

Shemekia Copeland wants someone to invite her to an Indian wedding. The kind that has over 1,200 guests and goes on for four days. But that dream will have to…

“Strong and booming, yet subtle, soulful and even sultry”

“The world in many ways seems to be getting meaner,” says Shemekia Copeland, feminist singer, also known as the ‘Queen of the Blues’. “The poor get poorer. People turn their…

“Blues running
in every vein of her body”

Shemekia Copeland has blues running in every vein of her body. Daughter to blues guitar player Johnny Copeland, this woman will enthrall you with her voice and her presence like…

All the news

TOUR

  • 16
    Mar
    UNCASVILLE, CT
    THE WOLF DEN
    Mohegan Sun
    1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
    888-226-7711
  • 17
    Mar
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    212-582-2121
  • 18
    Mar
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    212-582-2121
  • 24
    Mar
    BROWNFIELD, ME
    STONE MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
    695 Dugway Rd
    207-935-7292
  • 31
    Mar
    MILWAUKEE, WI
    THE BACK ROOM
    @ COLECTIVO COFFEE
    2211 N Prospect Avenue
    414-273-3753
  • 01
    Apr
    EVANSTON, IL
    SPACE
    1245 Chicago Ave
    847-492-8860
  • 07
    Apr
    NEWTON, NJ
    THE NEWTON THEATRE
    234 Spring St
    973-383-3700
  • 08
    Apr
    WYOMISSING, PA
    BERKS JAZZ FEST
  • 09
    Apr
    MARIETTA, OH
    MOUNTAIN STAGE
    WITH LARRY GROCE
    Peoples Bank Theatre
    222 Putnam Street
    40-371-5152
  • 21
    Apr
    CHAPEL HILL, NC
    UNIVERSITY
    OF NORTH CAROLINA
    Hill Hall Auditorium
    919-843-3333