TO HOST A CONCERT
WITH RED HOT BLUES SINGER
February 8th at 9pm
TICKETS: $30.00 General Public
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Friday, February 8th at 9pm, the Inter-Media Art Center in
Huntington, Long Island will host a concert with red-hot blues
singer SHEMEKIA COPELAND.
the softest soul whisper to a growling, full-throated blues
roar, vocalist Shemekia Copeland sings soul deep.
Her huge, dynamic voice and vibrant personality shine
through every song she tackles.
Since the release of her 1998 Alligator debut, Turn The
Heat Up; Copeland has conquered the blues world and beyond.
Both mainstream media and blues publications could barely
contain their enthusiasm over the young star-on-the-rise.
Billboard referred to her as a “fire-starter”.
With her new album, Wicked, she turns the heat way up,
delivering a no-holds-barred collection of hip-shakers and
passion for singing, matched with her huge, blast-furnace voice
and impeccable timing, give her music the timeless power and
foot-stomping urgency of a very few greats who have come before
in Texas blues by her father, the late Texas blues guitar legend
Johnny Clyde Copeland, the media has compared her to a young
Koko Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, and Ruth Brown.
thrilled to welcome such an accomplished young artist to our
for this performance are $30.00 ($22.50 for IMAC Members).
For tickets to this performance, or for other IMAC programs,
call IMAC's 24-hour Arts-Line at (631) 549-ARTS. Tickets can
also be purchased at the theater from noon to 6PM, Tuesdays
to Fridays, and after 2PM on the day of the show. For further
information, call IMAC's business office at (631) 549-9666.
Inter-Media Art Center, Inc. is a non-profit Media and Performing
Arts Center whose programs and services are supported in part
by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts,
a state agency and the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs,
as well as by the Members of IMAC. IMAC also gratefully acknowledges
support from Fleet Bank, Korg, USA, Branch Financial Services
and Olivia and Harlan Fischer. 370 New York Avenue Huntington,
(631) 549-9666 voice (631) 549-9423 fax