Rising contemporary blues star Samantha Fish pushes musical boundaries with her exceptional guitar skills, powerful vocals and creative approach to songwriting. Her songs are laced with stories of world-weary characters and driven by bluesy guitar riffs and intricate solos. Considered a fast-rising star in the contemporary blues world, the Kansas City, Mo., native began her recording career in 2009, immediately garnering attention for her guitar acumen and powerful live performances. Her emotionally resonant songwriting is supported by a foundation of skilled rock ‘n’ roll instrumentation and the potency of her own voice.
Samantha Fish was named one of Rolling Stone’s “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know” in 2017, and her 2017 album Chills & Fever was named one of The New York Times “Best Albums of 2017.” Her most recent album Belle of the West reached number one on Billboard’s “Blues Music: Top Blues Albums Chart,” and in 2012, Fish won “Best New Artist Debut” at the Blues Music Awards. Preceding her Levitt AMP Middlesboro appearance, Fish will be performing at Levitt AMP Stevens point on 7/26 and at Levitt AMP Galva on 7/29.