“She can belt out
a raucous blues number”
Shemekia Copeland returns to Bridge Street Live on Friday. On her last visit, she let the audience know that she was headed home to await the birth of her first child. Now that Johnny Lee is here, she is back on the road.
Copeland captures the crowd in a variety of ways. She can belt out a raucous blues number, fire up a blistering soul-shouter, bringing the out the gospel spirit or dig deep down into a soul stirring ballad. She sounds like no one else. […]
By Domenic Forcella in The Register Citizen, before Shemekia’s performance at Bridge Street Live in Collinsville, Connecticut, this Friday, September 22.
Read the full story in The Register Citizen.