“Everyone was up
and singing along”

Shemekia Copeland made her Ryman debut showcasing a soulful, bluesy sound. It’s safe to say the Windy City native has a handful of new fans in Music City — everyone was up and singing along by the end of her set.

In Mega Country, after Shemekia’s performanceat the Thistle Farms’ fundraiser, at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 3rd, 2017, along with Reba McEntire, John Prine, Jason Isbell, and Amanda Shires. “An evening of inspiring, uplifting music,” writes the magazine.

Photo Kyle Dean Reinford – MegaCountry

“Thistle Farms began in 1997 to help women overcome addiction, trafficking, abuse and other personal battles,” reminds Mega Country. “Two decades later, the nationally recognized non-profit is celebrating the growth of a special community and hundreds of survival stories. Thistle Farms is setting an example for similar organizations around the country and across the globe, with the philosophy that love is the greatest force for change.”

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