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  1. Modern blues queen Shemekia Copeland bends but doesn't break traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Nashville Scene

    On her 2012 album, 33 1/3 , Chicago's Shemekia Copeland unequivocally pledges her allegiance to the "low-down, dirty, stinkin' blues" when she belts out "I Sing the Blues," a slow scorcher penned by Pikeville, Tenn. native Earl Bridgeman and collaborator Philip Wooten.

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  2. National Blues Museum Completes FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | PRWeb

    ... Allman's enthusiasm for the project has been echoed by many others, including leading female artists, Shemekia Copeland and Denise LaSalle, film and television star, John Goodman, and Academy Award Winner, Morgan Freeman. Freeman recently provided ...

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  3. Copeland throws a holiday blues partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Herald Gazette

    Shemekia Copeland's Holiday Party, a live concert presented by Paul Benjamin Productions and the Strand Theatre, is ready to rock Thursday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand, 345 Main St. While only in her early 30s, two-time Grammy Award nominee Shemekia Copeland - who first sang on the Midcoast as a teen - is a force to be reckoned with in the blues. She has opened for the Rolling Stones, headlined at the Chicago Blues Festival and numerous festivals around the world, scored critics choice awards on both sides of the Atlantic, shared the stage with such luminaries as Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Mick Jagger and Eric Clapton and has even performed at the White House for President and Mrs. Obama.

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  4. Shemekia Copeland to play the Iron HorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | MassLive.com

    Acclaimed blues singer Shemekia Copeland will perform at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. The daughter of Texas blues guitarist Johnny Copeland, Shemekia Copeland is a two-time Grammy nominee who has opened up for the Rolling Stones and headlined the prestigious Chicago Blues Festival. Tickets for the show are on sale through the Northampton Box Office at 586-8686 and online at iheg.com .

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  5. The Evening Blues - Weekend Edition 11-22-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... a friendly, peaceful, supportive place for people to interact. This evening's music features blues singer Shemekia Copeland. Shemekia is the daughter of the late great blues guitarist and singer Johnny Copeland. Enjoy! I was hostile to the white ...

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  6. Blast Furnace Blues Festival lineup includes Tommy Castro, Shemekia CopelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | NJ.com

    Singer Sarah Ayers, left, and her band, and harmonica player James Supra, right, and his band, are among the acts scheduled to perform during the 2015 Blast Furnace Blues Festival at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Grammy Award-winning Shemekia Copeland, guitarist Tommy Castro, the Heritage Blues Orchestra and John Nemeth & the Bo-Keys will headline ArtsQuest's 2015 Blast Furnace Blues Festival , officials announced Tuesday.

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  7. ArtsQuest's Blast Furnace Blues festival announces headliners we told you about -- and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Morning Call

    ... album "And Still I Rise," will play the three-day festival's closing night, at 7:45 p.m. March 29. So will Shemekia Copeland, the daughter of Texas blues guitarist and singer Johnny Copeland who got a Grammy nod in the same category the same year ...

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  8. Shemekia Copeland, Tommy Castro & More to Headline 2015 Blast Furnace Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Two-time GRAMMY nominee Shemekia Copeland, multiple Blues Music Award and B.B. King Entertainer of the Year winner Tommy Castro, the Heritage Blues Orchestra and John Nmeth & the Bo-Keys headline the 2015Blast Furnace Blues Festival presented by Highmark Blue Shield March 27-29, 2015 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Three-day festival passes and single-day tickets for the event, which features 20-plus national and local blues artists, go on sale today, noon, at www.artsquest.org and 610-332-3378 .

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  9. The top 10 shows around Philly this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Philadelphia Weekly

    ... to a second show being added, and it's sold out, too. Call in a favor, use your juice. r5productions.com 7 Shemekia Copeland Nov. 9, World Cafe Live at the Queen. The peerless, fearless blues belter wears that queen crown with style and sass. ...

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  10. Bethlehem's Blast Furnace Blues fest headliners include two Grammy nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Morning Call

    ... Grammy nomination for its debut album "And Still I Rise," will play the festival's closing night. So will Shemekia Copeland, the daughter of Texas blues guitarist and singer Johnny Copeland, who got the Grammy nod for her seventh (and latest) disc ...

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  11. 2 artists who competed for 2013 blues Grammy Award will headline...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Morning Call

    ... for its debut album "And Still I Rise," will play the three-day festival's closing night March 29. So will Shemekia Copeland , the daughter of Texas blues guitarist and singer Johnny Copeland who got the Grammy nod for her seventh (and latest) disc ...

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  12. From the archives: Shemekia CopelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Long before her collaborations with such iconic entertainers as Ruth Brown, Steve Cropper, and Dr. John, I interviewed Chicago's now-reigning 'Queen of the Blues ,' Shemekia Copeland , after the conclusion of a searing performance at Buddy Guy's nightclub, Legends. At that time, I described Copeland, in my column, as a 'nineteen year-old industry newcomer' best known as the daughter of the infamous guitar slinger, Johnny Copeland.

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  13. Plan on the holiday bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Capital Weekly

    Tickets are on sale for Shemekia Copeland's Holiday Party, a live concert presented by Paul Benjamin Productions and the Strand Theatre, set for Thursday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand, 345 Main St. The young singer's soulful street sound and powerful voice have earned her two Grammy nominations; headline billing at numerous festivals including her hometown's Chicago Blues Festival; and stage appearances with Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Mick Jagger and Eric Clapton. General admission tickets are $20.

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  14. Sol Roots Trio performs Sun Sept 28 in Falls Church VA.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... the band has been on bills with Soulive, Jon Cleary, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Booker T Jones, Shemekia Copeland, Eric Lindell and more. Paying homage to the greats, Sol seeks to push musical boundaries and bring Roots Music to a new ...

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  15. First Blues BBQ at VFW SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    The Nantucket Blues BBQ, an all day blues show, opens Saturday morning at the new VFW property with the island-bred acoustic blues of TimbukBlues, and ends in the early evening with the soulful Texas blues of Shemekia Copeland. In between those two distinct sounds will be a full day of blues from far and wide.

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  16. Shemekia CopelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    Born and raised in New York/New Jersey, places not immediately associated with blues, Shemekia Copeland's career tips more analogous to scions to Hall of Fame athletes than musicians.

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  17. Durham Blues Festival: Preserving the blues heritage and taking it back outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... blues alive." Schedule for Saturday, September 6th at the Historic Durham Athletic Park a Kermit Ruffins a Shemekia Copeland a Grady Champion a The Ori Naftaly Band a The Calvin Edwards Trio a The Red Dirt Revelators a Rick Tobey Choosing the music ...

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  18. City by City: Arlington, Northeast TarrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... 10 a.m. to noon or from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Five-time Grammy winner Robert Cray and Shemekia Copeland are among the headliners at the two-day festival, which kicks off Friday night and continues through Sunday. Gates open at 6 ...

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  19. Pick Six: Lowertown Blues Festival, Denny Laine, Jeremy Messersmith, Jamey Johnson, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Lowertown Blues Festival. Minneapolis ' loss is St. Paul's gain as this free inaugural event in Mears Park featured a solid lineup, including Lamont Cranston, Sena Ehrhardt and Shemekia Copeland.

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  20. Things To Do In NYC This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    ... and the sound of the blues from 2 to 9 p.m. The performers include the Slide Brothers (at 2 p.m.), Shemekia Copeland (at 6 p.m.) and Big Sam's Funky Nation (at 7:30 p.m.). 12th Avenue, near 44th Street, Clinton, hudsonriverpark.org/events ; free, ...

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