PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Dec. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club Features 5x-GRAMMY® Award Nominated, 15x-Blues Music Award-Winner & 47x-Blues Music Award Nominated Vocalist SHEMEKIA COPELAND on Friday February 3 at 7:30 P.M. In addition to her 2023 GRAMMY® Award Nomination for “Best Contemporary Blues Album” (“Done Come Too Far“), Shemekia Copeland is a 7x-winner of “Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year” at the Blues Music Awards – Winning the Award most recently in 2020 & 2021.
“Copeland is a powerhouse, a superstar…”
— ROLLING STONE
“Shemekia Copeland has established herself as one of the leading blues artists of our time.”
— NPR MUSIC
“Shemekia Copeland is the greatest blues singer of her generation.”
— WASHINGTON POST
“Shemekia Copeland is one of the great blues voices of our time.”
— CHICAGO TRIBUNE
Since 1998, Critically Acclaimed & Award-Winning Blues Vocalist SHEMEKIA COPELAND has grown to become one of the most talented and passionate artists on today’s roots music scene. With each subsequent release, Copeland’s music has continued to grow, cementing her reputation as a singer who, according to NPR’s All Things Considered, “embodies the blues with her powerful vocal chops…” Copeland never holds back and her instantly recognizable voice—capable of being sultry, assertive and roaring—delivers every song with unparalleled honesty and passion.
In 2021, Copeland received her 4th GRAMMY® Award Nomination for “Best Contemporary Blues Album” (“Uncivil War“) as well as 5 Blues Music Awards Nominations – Winning 3 of them: “Contemporary Blues Album of the Year” (“Uncivil War“); “Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year”; and the most prestigious and coveted Blues Music Award given every year – the “BB King Entertainer of the Year” Award.
Shemekia Copeland has received 5 GRAMMY® Award Nominations for “Best Contemporary Blues Album” for the following albums: Wicked (2000); 33 1/3 (2012); Outskirts Of Love (2015); Uncivil War (2021); Done Come Too Far (2023).
Copeland also has a stunning 47 Blues Music Award Nominations – winning 15 of them. Highlights include:
Shemekia Copeland has sung with Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Keith Richards, Carlos Santana, James Cotton and many others. She opened for The Rolling Stones and entertained U.S. troops in Iraq and Kuwait. Jeff Beck calls her “amazing.” Santana says, “She’s incandescent…a diamond.” Copeland can even be heard hosting her own popular daily blues music radio show on SiriusXM’s Bluesville.
SHEMEKIA COPELAND Tickets & Current Schedule of Shows
Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s 2022 Schedule of Shows included 9 NEA Jazz Masters, 52 GRAMMY® Award-Winning Artists, 46 Blues Music Award-Winners, and a comprehensive list of talented musicians with 575+ GRAMMY® Award Nominations amongst them. Tickets for SHEMEKIA COPELAND at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club on Friday February 3 & 7:30 P.M., as well as the current list of 2023 shows, can be found on Ticketmaster and Jimmy’s Online Event Calendar at: http://www.jimmysoncongress.com/events.
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