December, 2015. Shemekia Copeland receives a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Blues Album category for Outskirts of Love, her eighth album, released by Alligator Records in September. Shemekia is also nominated for three Blues Music Awards (B.B. King Entertainer, Contemporary Blues Album, Contemporary Blues Female Artist).
• Read more about the Grammy nomination.
• Read more about the Blues Music Awards nominations.
• 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

In the Washington Post

The Washington Post picked Shemekia Copeland in their list of the upcoming shows. Shemekia and her band are performing at The Hamilton in Washington, DC, this coming Saturday, April 16.

“Blues singer preserves musical legacy”

In 2011, blues singer and songwriter Shemekia Copeland was crowned “Queen of the Blues” by legendary singer KoKo Taylor’s daughter, Cookie, at the Chicago Blues Festival. That special moment was…

“She wears her crown well”

“In 2011, the singer, daughter of late Texas blues guitar legend Johnny Clyde Copeland, was proclaimed “Queen of the Blues” by the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois,…

A “packed house” in Pittsburgh

Shemekia Copeland performed “to a packed house at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture,” writes  The Pittsburgh Courier. The newspaper also published photos of Shemekia with fans after…

“Who is Shemekia?”
by P. G. Sturges

  Who is Shemekia? Shemekia Copeland, Outskirts of Love, Alligator Records. Suffice to say this is a beautiful recording of fine musicians interpreting strong songs. Sophisticated yet rough, Stones-y, satisfying….

All the news

TOUR

  • 05
    May
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    (at 51st St.)
    212-582-2121
  • 06
    May
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    (at 51st St.)
    212-582-2121
  • 07
    May
    TEANECK, NJ
    MEXICALI LIVE
    1409 Queen Anne Rd
    (201) 833-0011
  • 21
    May
    MILVILLE, NJ
    LEVOY THEATRE
    126-130 N High St
    856-327-6400
  • 27
    May
    DALLAS, TX
    THE KESSLER THEATER
    1230 W Davis St
    214-272-8346
    With special guest
    Bobby Patterson
  • 28
    May
    ALEXANDRIA, LA
    LITTLE WALTER
    MUSIC FESTIVAL
  • 04
    Jun
    BELLEVUE, WA
    BELLEVUE
    JAZZ & BLUES
    FESTIVAL
  • 10
    Jun
    CHICAGO, IL
    CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL
    With special guest
    Curtis Salgado
  • 11
    Jun
    MEDIA, PA
    STATE STREET
    BLUES STROLL
  • 25
    Jun
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
    FREIHOFER'S SARATOGA JAZZ FESTIVAL
    108 Avenue of the Pines
December, 2015. Shemekia Copeland receives a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Blues Album category for Outskirts of Love, her eighth album, released by Alligator Records in September. Shemekia is also nominated for three Blues Music Awards (B.B. King Entertainer, Contemporary Blues Album, Contemporary Blues Female Artist).
• Read more about the Grammy nomination.
• Read more about the Blues Music Awards nominations.
• 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

In the Washington Post

The Washington Post picked Shemekia Copeland in their list of the upcoming shows. Shemekia and her band are performing at The Hamilton in Washington, DC, this coming Saturday, April 16.

“Blues singer preserves musical legacy”

In 2011, blues singer and songwriter Shemekia Copeland was crowned “Queen of the Blues” by legendary singer KoKo Taylor’s daughter, Cookie, at the Chicago Blues Festival. That special moment was…

“She wears her crown well”

“In 2011, the singer, daughter of late Texas blues guitar legend Johnny Clyde Copeland, was proclaimed “Queen of the Blues” by the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois,…

A “packed house” in Pittsburgh

Shemekia Copeland performed “to a packed house at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture,” writes  The Pittsburgh Courier. The newspaper also published photos of Shemekia with fans after…

“Who is Shemekia?”
by P. G. Sturges

  Who is Shemekia? Shemekia Copeland, Outskirts of Love, Alligator Records. Suffice to say this is a beautiful recording of fine musicians interpreting strong songs. Sophisticated yet rough, Stones-y, satisfying….

All the news

TOUR

  • 05
    May
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    (at 51st St.)
    212-582-2121
  • 06
    May
    NEW YORK, NY
    THE IRIDIUM
    1650 Broadway
    (at 51st St.)
    212-582-2121
  • 07
    May
    TEANECK, NJ
    MEXICALI LIVE
    1409 Queen Anne Rd
    (201) 833-0011
  • 21
    May
    MILVILLE, NJ
    LEVOY THEATRE
    126-130 N High St
    856-327-6400
  • 27
    May
    DALLAS, TX
    THE KESSLER THEATER
    1230 W Davis St
    214-272-8346
    With special guest
    Bobby Patterson
  • 28
    May
    ALEXANDRIA, LA
    LITTLE WALTER
    MUSIC FESTIVAL
  • 04
    Jun
    BELLEVUE, WA
    BELLEVUE
    JAZZ & BLUES
    FESTIVAL
  • 10
    Jun
    CHICAGO, IL
    CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL
    With special guest
    Curtis Salgado
  • 11
    Jun
    MEDIA, PA
    STATE STREET
    BLUES STROLL
  • 25
    Jun
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
    FREIHOFER'S SARATOGA JAZZ FESTIVAL
    108 Avenue of the Pines