Dubbed “the new queen of the blues,” the Grammy-nominated and W.C. Handy- and Blues Music Award-winning vocalist has appeared with the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Dr. John, Robert Cray, and others—and even performed at the White House for President and Mrs. Obama.
This is a suitably steamy performance of the title track to her 1998 debut, Turn the Heat Up!:
Shemekia Copeland will perform at Club Helsinki in Hudson, New York, on April 14 at 9pm. Tickets are $25-$30. For more information, call (518) 828-4800 or visit https://helsinkihudson.ticketfly.com/event/1612283-shemekia-copeland-hudson//.