of subtlety and nuance”
Shemekia Copeland has developed from a blues shouter teeming with raw power into a stylist of subtlety and nuance. And she’s done it without sacrificing any of her intensity. […]
She negotiates a complex melodic and emotional terrain: her unfettered roar remains among the most thrilling in contemporary blues, and her ability to fuse vulnerability with toughness and grit […] is both riveting and inspiring.
By David Whiteis. The Chicago Reader previews Shemekia’s upcoming holiday show on December 20 at City Winery Chicago where she will perform songs from her Grammy-nominated release, Outskirts Of Love, and more. Only a few tickets remain before this show is completely sold-out.
Read the full review on the Chicago Reader.
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