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  1. Tampa Bay Blues Festival brings Buddy Guy, Irma ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... of funk and soul into this year's lineup - and that's not a bad thing. Sure, blues greats Buddy Guy, Shemekia Copeland and Coco Montoya lead Friday's lineup, but Saturday brings the smooth and soulful Michael McDonald and the Blind Boys of Alabama, ...


  2. 4/3/14: Today's Tips: ThursdayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Nippertown!

    ... will listen to a two-minute performance by David Greenberger and his band A Strong Dog . 6-9pm. MUSIC : Shemekia Copeland @ Club Helsinki , Hudson. The Grammy Award-nominated vocalist Shemekia Copeland will bring her singular brand of modern blues, ...


  3. Indian Ranch Blues at the Beach to Welcome BB King, Robert Randolph...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 |

    ... special afternoon of Blues at the Beach featuring B.B. King with Robert Randolph and The Family Band and Shemekia Copeland on Sunday, July 13 at 2 PM. Since he started recording in the 1940s, he has released over fifty albums, many of them classic, ...


  4. Berks Jazz Fest shows diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | The Morning Call

    ... University show on March 28. The festival also says jazz can be found in the powerful blues voice of Shemekia Copeland and in the Allman Brothers music presented by Lehigh Valley guitarist Craig Thatcher and Mike Dugan. All of those acts are among ...


  5. Hail to the Queen: 'Queen of the Blues' Shemekia Copeland, March 28 at St. Ambrose UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 19 | River Cities' Reader

    As the daughter of the late, Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist Johnny Copeland, and herself the winner of six Blues Music Awards, it would be safe to describe 34-year-old vocalist Shemekia Copeland as blues-music royalty.


  6. Canton Blues Festival 2014 will be headlined by Ana Popovic and Shemekia CopelandRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 |

    The 2014 lineup for the Canton Blues Festival has been announced. The festival is happening on Market Square in downtown Canton on Friday, June 20, and Saturday, June 21, and will feature headliners Ana Popovic on Friday at 8:30 p.m., and Shemekia Copeland on Saturday at 8:30 p.m., along with music all day from noon to 10:30 p.m. The theme for the ... (more)


  7. Huge cheers for Copelanda s bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    ... Green, organised by the United States Embassy in Jamaica, featured American Grammy-nominated blues singer, Shemekia Copeland. The gutsy vocalist thrilled the thousands who gathered in the park for the annual event which is staged in celebration of ...


  8. Bradenton woman helps blues festival land headlinerRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2014 |

    ... Bradenton Blues Festival came around, she was feeling up to attending. She had a great time listening Shemekia Copeland, Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones, Trampled Underfoot and the rest of the 2013 lineup. Virgilio's breast cancer was in remission, ...


  9. Stage Buzz - Live Shots: Shemekia CopelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2014 | Illinois Entertainer

    IE's Sweet Home column blues editor Rosalind-Cummings Yeates wrote this of Shemekia Copeland in 2010: "The blues had a baby and it called her Shemekia.


  10. Shemekia Copeland: A gifted blues artist finds her voiceRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | The News Tribune

    When Chicago blues singer Shemekia Copeland began performing "Ain't Gonna Be Your Tattoo" in concert, she was startled by the response.


  11. Two-time GRAMMY nominated Shemekia Copeland brings her Blues to SPACE EvanstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 |

    Two-time GRAMMY Award nominated Shemekia Copeland will perform two nights, Friday, January 17th, and Saturday, January 18th, 2014, at SPACE Evanston, part of the 5th Annual Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Fest 2014 .


  12. Highlights of Crescent City BBQ Blues Festival 2013: SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | Portals and KM

    ... that was auctioned off for over $3,000 for a worthy cause. For me, the highlight of the day was Shemekia Copeland who displayed great passion in her performance. She grew up in Harlem. Her father was a famous blues player, Johnny Copeland, and she ...


  13. Pick Six: Jason Isbell, Jay Z, Tony Joe White, Brandy Clark, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2013 | Star Tribune

    ... Carta Holy Grail" album didn't add any songs of value to this mammoth production in a half-full arena. Shemekia Copeland, the Dakota. She demonstrated a big voice, big personality and big sense of entertainment. She's a vocal powerhouse with great ...


  14. New generation of female blues artistsRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2013 |

    ... a sudden people look around and say, look at all these girls playing the blues. Although not from Chicago, Shemekia Copeland's career has taken off. At a recent Chicago Blues Festival, Koko Taylor's daughter Cookie passed the ceremonial torch of the ...


  15. Bradenton Blues Festival to be presented by Realize BradentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2013 |

    ... and music will run from 11 AM to 8 PM. This family-friendly festival lineup includes acclaimed vocalist Shemekia Copeland ; Eddie Shaw & the Wolfgang ; siblings Danielle, Kris and Nick Schnebelen of Trampled Under Foot ; guitarist and singer Anthony ...


  16. Get the blues this weekend in BradentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2013 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... Foot, an up-and-coming sibling act led by Danielle, Kris and Nick Schnebelen; and powerhouse vocalist Shemekia Copeland. [jump] The schedule is as follows: Albert Castiglia, 11-11:40 a.m.; Johnny Rawls, 11:55 a.m.-12:55 ...


  17. Bradenton Blues Festival Line-up is Stacked with Big ActsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2013 | The Bradenton Times

    ... descend on the Friendly City this weekend for the Second Annual Bradenton Blues Festival . From headliner Shemekia Copeland to local favorites Doug Demming, Dennis Gruenling and the Jewel tones, this year's event is sure to be just as much fun as ...


  18. Blues You Can Use - Big Mama Thornton: A Tale of Two LuthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | Bass Player

    ... But Big Mama's growl and soulful wail became a template for artists like Koko Taylor, Janis Joplin, and Shemekia Copeland, and as a rare female blues harpist, she inspired players like Annie Raines, Gaye Adegbaloloa, and Robin Rogers. Listening to ...


  19. Shemekia Copeland headlines Bradenton Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2013 |

    She won't talk about it unless you ask. And when she does talk about it, she acts like it's no big deal.


  20. Sarasota Events: Top Tickets, December 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2013 | Sarasota Magazine

    ... this year's follow-up was assured. In the line-up for the Dec. 7 event at Bradenton's Riverwalk: headliner Shemekia Copeland, Johnny Rawls, Trampled Underfoot, Eddie Shaw and the Wolfgang and a host of others. Starts at 11 a.m. and plays those blues ...