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Shemekia Copeland is setting the trend for contemporary blues women on her new album ‘Done Come Too Far.’ She tells it like it is, prays to God, records with musicians from different genres, plays for the U.N. and President Obama, and flies into the frontlines of a war zone to play for our troops.
Award-winning vocalist Shemekia Copeland to release ‘Done Come Too Far’ via Alligator Records on August 19!
Virtual show features performances by ”Kingfish” along with past BMA winners Bobby Rush, Watermelon Slim, Southern Avenue, Don Bryant, Shaun Murphy and John Németh & the Blue Dreamers
Award presented in online ceremony hosted by Paul Jones.
Fifty years ago, 23-year-old blues fan Bruce Iglauer spent his meager savings to record an LP by his favorite Chicago blues band, Hound Dog Taylor & The HouseRockers, and founded Alligator Records to release it. Today, Alligator boasts a catalog of over 350 titles, many of which are renowned, award-winning, time-tested classics of the genre.
“Sweet Home Chicago — An Online Blues Celebration” To Feature Blues Stars Billy Branch & The Sons Of Blues, Shemekia Copeland, Lil’ Ed Williams, Toronzo Cannon In Concert At University’s Center For Performing Arts
‘Uncivil War’ Debut Concert Marks Copeland’s First Full Band Performance Since March 2020
Bluesville chooses fifteen songs to match the number of pool balls in a “rack.” It all has to do with Low-Fi’s Bar and Pool Hall in the imaginary community of Bluesville, of which BB King is the perpetual mayor, and the Blues Foundation is the new power-generating station
‘Uncivil War’ takes another step forward in moving the dial for blues in a more eclectic direction
The soulful and uncompromising Uncivil War tackles the problems of contemporary American life head on, with nuance, understanding, and a demand for change.