“A passionate artist
with a modern musical
and lyrical approach”

Shemekia Copeland - Photo Doug Seymour

Shemekia Copeland – Photo Doug Seymour

With a voice that is alternately sultry, assertive, and roaring, Copeland’s wide-open vision of contemporary blues, roots, and soul music showcases the evolution of a passionate artist with a modern musical and lyrical approach. Shemekia Copeland sounds like no one else whether she’s belting out a raucous blues-rocker, firing up a blistering soul-shouter, bringing the spirit to a gospel-fueled R&B rave-up, or digging deep down into a subtle, country-tinged ballad.

By Jay Mazza, in The Vinyl District, before Shemekia’s performance at Chickie Wah Wah in New Orleans this coming Sunday, May 29.

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