“A gifted and versatile
roots-music stylist”

Thursday at FitzGerald’s you can see Chicago-based singer Shemekia Copeland, who’s blossomed into a gifted and versatile roots-music stylist without losing her essential bluesiness.

By David Whiteis, in a story called “The weekend’s best blues beyond the fest”, published in the Chicago Reader, before Shemekia’s performance on June 7 at Fitzgerald’s, in Berwyn, Illinois.