Championing roots music is like walking a tightrope: wear the influences too obviously, and you risk coming across as a generic facsimile aping an outmoded genre, yet if you manage to wrangle the components and imbue a new piquantness to the stew, you bring a reinvigorated retro vibe to the form. What divides the two […]
When rock artists are looking to get their mojos workin’, they head to Memphis or Mississippi for a blues infusion. So what does a blues artist do when it’s time to rock ‘n’ roll? If you’re Samantha Fish, of Girls With Guitars (Fish, Cassie Taylor, Dani Wilde) fame and, increasingly, solo acclaim, you don’t even […]
Feast Your Eyes On This! We are excited to announce that on Thursday, March 2nd The Huffington Post will be premiering the CHILLS & FEVER video. It was fun working with Kansas City’s Outpost Worldwide on this creative and chilling video. Samantha Fish and her friends had a blast and we all get to share […]
Guitar World Premiere’s “CROW JANE” from Samantha Fish’s new breakthrough release from CHILLS & FEVER. Check it out here!
“Chock full of swampy guitars, New Orleans-style horns and fronted by Fish’s powerful, blues-tinged vocals, I can’t think of a better representation of this story of regret.” Guitar World Read More!
1. He Did It 2. Chills & Fever 3. Hello Stranger 4. It’s Your Voodoo Working 5. Hurts All Gone 6. You Can’t Go 7. Either Way I Lose 8. Never Gonna Cry 9. Nearer To You 10. You’ll Never Change 11. Crow Jane
When she was just a teenager, 27-year-old Kansas City guitarist Samantha Fish started hanging out at a local blues club. While she was there, she met a lot of the big-name blues acts that were passing through town. “Seeing people at [the club] inspired me,” she told clevescene.com. “Popa Chubby was the first show I ever saw. I was blown […]
Greeley Tribune: Greeley Blues Jam to feature veteran Walter Trout, energetic act Samantha Fish, others
If you ever wondered about the authenticity of the Greeley Blues Jam, all you have to do is check out this year’s headliner. Walter Trout’s not only played in the bands of John Lee Hooker and Joe Tex, he suffered from cirrhosis of the liver in 2013, almost died and eventually got a transplant thanks […]
Samantha Fish is a bona fide guitar hero who has the ax to prove it. The Missouri blues-rocker has her very own custom guitar named in her honor. The SF1 (short for Samantha Fish 1) signature model by Delaney Guitars boasts humbucker pickups and a body made of swamp ash. A sound hole in the […]
Kansas City guitar-slinger Samantha Fish had the crowd at Williamsburg’s Hall at MP in the palm of her hand as she roared through a set of high octane blues and no-nonsense three chord rock. From the opening chords of “Wild Heart,” the audience knew they were in for a night of stellar musicianship. Fish and […]
When she was still in her teens, singer-guitarist Samantha Fish started hanging out at the Kansas City blues club Knuckleheads. While there, she met many of the big-name blues acts when they came to town. “Seeing people at Knuckleheads inspired me,” she says via phone from her Kansas City home. “[Blues singer-guitarist] Popa Chubby was […]
I loved her last album and gave it a glowing review. That record and two of her songs from it, made it into my end of year “Best Of” in my blues column in a magazine I used to contribute to. So, Ms. Fish had a lot to live up to, in my eyes, with her […]
Q: WHICH GUITAR HERO NEEDS TO MAKE MORE MUSIC IN 2017 AND WHY? Samantha Fish — Guest Picker A: Jack White, because he’s always bringing an innovative sound to the table and I’ve been a fan for years. Another would be Tab Benoit, because he’s one of my favorite blues guitarists. Killer tone and a […]
When I first heard the music of Missouri blues-rocker Samantha Fish several years ago, I was blown away from the outset. The girl can rock out minute and whip off an amazing blues riff the next. Hell, she can also shine on some R&B, and I do believe she can play any style she wants. […]
Whether one leans towards the blues, opts for Americana or ignites some special fervor by playing with a garage band, there’s a common bond that suggests a reverence for the roots. Looking back towards an earlier template — no matter what the genre — proves the point that appreciating what came before can be a […]