“A strong gospel
and soulful sound”

Shemekia Copeland – Kirstine Walton Photography

Shemekia paid homage to her father, blues guitarist and singer Johnny Copeland, by performing one of his songs. She did her father proud with her version of his “Devil’s Hand.”

With a strong gospel and soulful sound, Shemekia’s powerful voice made everyone stop and listen to the captivating performance.

Kirstine Walton reviewed the 33rd Chicago Blues Festival for National Blues Review. “Headlining the night was 2015 Grammy nominee, Shemekia Copeland with special guest, Curtis Salgado, as well as a brief appearance from Alligator Records’ founder, Bruce Iglauer,” she writes.

Read the full review on National Blues Review.  LOGO national blues review