Shemekia Copeland didn’t start out to be a singer. At age eight, she already had her profession picked out: psychiatry. But watching dad Johnny Clyde’s power and determination inspired her to follow his lead. He performed when his heart problems were so […]
As temperatures hovered around zero degrees, Shemekia Copeland heated up the concert hall inside the Music Box Supper Club Sunday evening with a sizzling 90-minute set that brought the crowd to its feet. The Alligator Records artist is still touring behind […]
While a lot of young men with acoustic guitars were getting a lot more attention as new-generation blues standouts, Shemekia Copeland was belting her way forward as the best new female act to come along in the field in years. […]
Sign up for our twice-weekly email newsletter for roots music reviews, stories, columns, and more from No Depression.
We respect your privacy and will never sell our email list to a third party.