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  1. Shemekia Copeland gives W-B taste of the BluesRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Citizens' Voice

    Copeland made a "Live from the Chandelier Lobby" series appearance Friday at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. The singer received the title by official proclamation of the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois at the 2011 Chicago Blues Festival.

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  2. Vocal powerhouse Shemekia Copeland comes to KirbyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Citizens' Voice

    Born in Harlem, New York, Copeland is the daughter of the late Texas blues guitar legend Johnny Clyde Copeland. He recognized his daughter's talent and encouraged her to sing, but she was shy at first.

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  3. Pennsylvania Blues Fest announces move, lines up Shemekia CopelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Morning Call

    Shemekia Copeland, who was nominated for a Grammy for Best Blues Album in 2013, will perform July 25 at the Pennsylvania Blues Festival in Lake Harmony. Shemekia Copeland, who was nominated for a Grammy for Best Blues Album in 2013, will perform July 25 at the Pennsylvania Blues Festival in Lake Harmony.

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  4. Pennsylvania Blues Fest to have 24th year at new location, announces first headlinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... Frost/Bi Boulder, festival founder and director Michael Cloeren says. Its first announced headliner is Shemekia Copeland, who is the daughter of Texas blues guitarist and singer Johnny Copeland and was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Blues ...

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  5. Singing Sensation Shemekia Copeland Returns To Alligator RecordsRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Mi2n

    Alligator Records is proud to announce the re-signing of blues/soul/Americana singing sensation Shemekia Copeland to the label she called home from 1998 through 2005. Over the course of her four Alligator albums and her two most recent for Telarc, 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.

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  6. Shemekia Copeland added to Kirby Center's lobby seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Times Leader

    Blues vocal sensation Shemekia Copeland will play beneath the chandelier at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 20th. Copeland's show will start at 8 p.m. as part of the "Live from the Chandelier Lobby" concert series.

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

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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  8. National Blues Museum Completes FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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  9. Copeland throws a holiday blues partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | 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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  10. Shemekia Copeland to play the Iron HorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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