Shemekia Copeland Takes The Gloves Off on Race Relations on ‘Done Come Too Far’ – American Blues Scene

For a genre that purports to be “the truth,” blues has forever been behind the times in addressing the 800 lb. gorilla in the room. And that is, the prejudice in race relations that’s been so eloquently brought into focus in the Me Too movement. Pain and suffering have played a big role in blues … Read more

Shemekia Copeland to Release Trailblazing New Album in August – American Blues Scene

Award-winning blues, soul and Americana singer Shemekia Copeland will release her powerful, trailblazing new Alligator Records album, Done Come Too Far (on CD and LP), on Friday, August 19, 2022. Possessing one of the most instantly recognizable and deeply soulful roots music voices of our time, Copeland is beloved worldwide for the fearlessness, honesty and … Read more

Review/Gallery: Stewart Copeland Police Deranged with The Nashville Symphony Mar 24th, 25th, 26th – American Blues Scene

Stewart Copeland wrapped up Police Department performances this spring with three nights in Nashville at The Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The audience lit up in animated applause as Stewart walked on stage. Pure anticipation of what was about to unfold. And that energy, both in the audience and on the stage, never let up. His very … Read more