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Blues Singer Shemekia Copeland

August 16, 2023 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$35 – $45

Award-winning blues, soul and Americana singer Shemekia Copeland possesses one of the most instantly recognizable and deeply soulful roots music voices of our time. She is beloved worldwide for the fearlessness, honesty and humor of her revelatory music. Winner of the 2021 Blues Music Award for B.B. King Entertainer Of The Year, 8 Blues Music Awards, a host of Living Blues Awards, and 4 Grammy nominations, Shemekia connects with her audience on an intensely personal level, taking them with her on what The Wall Street Journal calls “a consequential ride” of “bold and timely blues.” The Houston Chronicle describes her songs as “resilient pleas for a kinder tomorrow.”

Born and raised in Harlem, New York in 1979, she first stepped on stage with her famous father at New York’s Cotton Club when she was eight. As soon as Copeland released her Alligator Records debut Turn The Heat Up in 1998 at age 18, she instantly became a blues and R&B force to be reckoned with. The New York Times and CNN, among many others, praised her talent, larger-than-life personality, dynamic, authoritative voice and true star power.


August 16, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$35 – $45
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Spruce Peak Arts
122 Hourglass Drive
Stowe, VT 05672 United States
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(802) 760-4634
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Four-County Zone (Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, and Washington Counties)