shemekia copeland

Marc Cohn will join the Blind Boys of Alabama who'll be performing on stage the evening of June 19th beginning at 7pm at the Rose Music Center at the Heights along with the Robert Cray Band and Shemekia Copeland.  I recently spoke with Marc Cohn about this appearance.

During our conversation, he said that Shemekia Copeland will open the show with a 20-minute set, and  he'll be performing with the Blind Boys of Alabama , and the Robert Cray Band will also perform their set.  Cohn also mentioned that he and the Blind Boys of Alabama have recorded an album, Work To Do, that will be coming out in August.  He shared that he'll be playing both a guitar and piano during the show, but mostly the piano.  The guitar he'll have with him is a vintage Gibson from the 60's he found in a secondhand shop in Chelsea.  I also asked him about the non-profit organization, Love Rocks, which he supports and is a board member of.  

This week on The Blues, Saturday, May 25th at 11pm, the show begins with the Claudettes, Zac Harmon, Shemekia Copeland, and the Sonny Moorman Group.  The Claudettes will be on stage at the Sorg Opera House on June 29th and at the Southgate House Revival June 19th.  Shemekia Copeland's appearing at Rose Music Center at the Heights on June 19th along with Robert Cray Band, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and Marc Cohn.  

The second set of The Blues features music by Albert Cummings, Jimmy Burns, and Debbie Davies.  In the third set, you'll hear songs by John Lee Hooker/John Hammond, Eden Brent, and Leonard Cohen.  And the show ends with the Goshorn Brothers and Eric Clapton. 

This week on The Blues, Saturday evening, October 13th at 11pm, you'll hear from Shemekia Copeland's new album, America's Child, Albert King, the Goshorn Brothers, and Peter Frampton in the first set.

The second set starts off with two songs with Eric Clapton from his time with Derek and the Dominos and Cream.  There's also the classic "Hideaway" from King Records recording artist Freddie King, and "Dirty Pool" from Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble's first studio album, "Texas Flood," Epic Records, 1983.

And the show ends with some favorites, Charlie Musselwhite, Diana Krall, Eva Cassidy, and Ken Nordine.  Technical assistance from Ben Fibbe & Rick Andress.

This week on The Blues, Saturday night, September 29th, at 11pm, we'll start off with Curtis Salgado, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, John Scofield, and Eric Clapton's "Layla" from his "Unplugged" cd.

The second set will feature Janiva Magness, Red Garland from 1961, and Etta James.  And, the show ends with Ricky Nye, Wendy DeWitt, Shemekia Copeland (from her new release, "America's Child" on Alligator Records), and the Blind Boys of Alabama.

On this week's Music Notes, Elaine Diehl shares details of many upcoming concerts, a festival at Miami Valley Gaming, and other musical news items.

The Blues: 12.9.17

Dec 10, 2017

 

This week's blues show, Saturday, December 9th at 11pm, starts off Shemekia Copeland and Charlie Musselwhite.  You'll also hear later in the first set, Cassandra Wilson & Lou Reed.  The second set features Eric Bibb, Organic Grooves, Mick Weaver, and Irma Thomas.  And finally ending the show in the third set is music by blues legend Buddy Guy, Tab Benoit & Jimmy Thackery, and Ronnie Earl.

The Blues: 1.7.17 show

Jan 8, 2017

This week's blues show, 11pm on Saturday, January 7th, begins with a great cd produced by Marcos Sastre and Larry Goshorn, Shades of Blue.  The song's "Pack It Up" which is followed by Delbert McClinton (who's having a cd release party at the Madison in Covington on Feb. 25th), Shemekia Copeland, and a Putumayo release called "Blues Lounge."  

The Blues: 10.3.15 show

Oct 1, 2015

On this week's Blues show, you'll hear a number of new releases we received over the summer including cds from The Claudettes, Shemekia Copeland, and Zac Harmon in the first set.  You'll also hear local favorites Sonny Moorman and the Goshorn Brothers.  Later in the show, there are songs from Albert Cummings, Debbie Davies, Leonard Cohen and Eric Clapton.