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

Videos from
the Rawa Blues Festival

The Rawa Blues Festival released videos from its 36th edition, which took place in Katowice, Poland, on October 1st, 2016. Here are Shemekia Copeland and her band performing The Battle Is Over: It’s…

An announcement by Shemekia

BIG HUMUNGOUS NEWS!! Cue the trumpets!! I’m PREGNANT!!!! I’m sorry I couldn’t tell you guys before but I wanted to be sure everything was ok. Now I can tell you…

“Powerhouse electric blues”

41 Bridge Street is bringing back powerhouse electric blues singer Shemekia Copeland on Friday. As the new “Queen of the Blues,” she carries the title well and does honor to…

On WNPT with Music City Roots

Season four of Music City Roots premieres tonight with an Americana Festival showcase special, featuring blues star Shemekia Copeland, Canadian mod duo Whitehorse and alt-country icons The Mavericks. The first…

Photos from the Rawa Blues Festival (3)

Dariusz Ptaszyński shared a full album of photos he took during Shemekia’s performance at the Rawa Blues Festival, in Katowice, Poland, on October 1st, 2016. Find all the other photos in Dariusz Ptaszyński’s Facebook…

All the news

TOUR

  • 18
    Dec
    CHICAGO, IL
    CITY WINERY
    1200 W Randolph St
    312-733-9463
  • 18
    Dec
    CHICAGO, IL
    CITY WINERY
    1200 W Randolph St
    312-733-9463
  • 04
    Feb
    CHICAGO, IL
    CHICAGO VOICES GALA
    Lyric Opera of Chicago
    20 N Upper Wacker Dr
    312-827-5682.
  • 12
    Feb
    MUMBAY (INDIA)
    MAHINDRA BLUES FESTIVAL
  • 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
  • 25
    Mar
    CALLICOON, NY
    A BLUES CRUISE ON LAND
    Villa Roma
    356 Villa Roma Rd
    (845) 887-4880
  • 08
    Apr
    WYOMISSING, PA
    BERKS JAZZ FEST
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

Videos from
the Rawa Blues Festival

The Rawa Blues Festival released videos from its 36th edition, which took place in Katowice, Poland, on October 1st, 2016. Here are Shemekia Copeland and her band performing The Battle Is Over: It’s…

An announcement by Shemekia

BIG HUMUNGOUS NEWS!! Cue the trumpets!! I’m PREGNANT!!!! I’m sorry I couldn’t tell you guys before but I wanted to be sure everything was ok. Now I can tell you…

“Powerhouse electric blues”

41 Bridge Street is bringing back powerhouse electric blues singer Shemekia Copeland on Friday. As the new “Queen of the Blues,” she carries the title well and does honor to…

On WNPT with Music City Roots

Season four of Music City Roots premieres tonight with an Americana Festival showcase special, featuring blues star Shemekia Copeland, Canadian mod duo Whitehorse and alt-country icons The Mavericks. The first…

Photos from the Rawa Blues Festival (3)

Dariusz Ptaszyński shared a full album of photos he took during Shemekia’s performance at the Rawa Blues Festival, in Katowice, Poland, on October 1st, 2016. Find all the other photos in Dariusz Ptaszyński’s Facebook…

All the news

TOUR

  • 18
    Dec
    CHICAGO, IL
    CITY WINERY
    1200 W Randolph St
    312-733-9463
  • 18
    Dec
    CHICAGO, IL
    CITY WINERY
    1200 W Randolph St
    312-733-9463
  • 04
    Feb
    CHICAGO, IL
    CHICAGO VOICES GALA
    Lyric Opera of Chicago
    20 N Upper Wacker Dr
    312-827-5682.
  • 12
    Feb
    MUMBAY (INDIA)
    MAHINDRA BLUES FESTIVAL
  • 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
  • 25
    Mar
    CALLICOON, NY
    A BLUES CRUISE ON LAND
    Villa Roma
    356 Villa Roma Rd
    (845) 887-4880
  • 08
    Apr
    WYOMISSING, PA
    BERKS JAZZ FEST