May Play 2021

June 14, 2021

Concert photos from the 2021 MayPlay event featuring Mike Zito’s Big Blues Band, The Great Salmon Famine, Hannah & The Cuddies, DEBR4H. Estin & the 86’d, Charlie Stevens Band and shots of the crown from the year’s first Friday Fest on May 28, 2021. Photos by Backstage Flash and Peary Schroeder.

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Shemekia Copeland Says What She Wants: Blues Jam Headliner Speaks Her Mind Through Her Music

May 27, 2019

Shemekia Copeland was pissed off on a Tuesday morning. It was something she heard from one of Trump’s “offspring,” as she calls him, about how if poor people want more in life, they just have to work harder. Recognized by many as the finest blues singer of her generation, Copeland headlines the Greeley Blues Jam June 8. She also draws attention for being outspoken in a world that tends to be surprisingly silent about social issues.

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