“She tore the roof off”

With the September release of her eighth album, “Outskirts of Love,” Blues singer Shemekia Copeland wants to be a voice for people who can’t or won’t stand up for themselves. […]

She tore the roof off of South Side’s Club Café during a recent performance of her father’s song “Devil’s Hand.” The audience sat in awe as she belted out the smoke-filled blues tune.

The standing-room-only crowd was treated to a good old time on a Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. Copeland took people to church during “I Feel a Sin Coming On.”

By  Genea L. Webb in “Blues star Shemekia Copeland tackles social injustice” for the New Pittsburgh Courier, after Shemekia’s September 30 performance at the Club Cafe, in Pittsburgh.

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