Press Release


Following her triumphant May 2019 UK Tour, multi-Award-winning American Blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Samantha Fish will return to the UK in February & March 2020. Tickets are availabe from www.alttickets.com and www.gigantic.com & Planet Rock

The genre-bending guitarist, singer, and songwriter will release her new studio album Kill Or Be Kind on Friday 20th September 2019 on Rounder Records and distributed in the UK by Proper Music. Pre-order the album worldwide via https://found.ee/SFBulletproof


Photo Credit: © Michael Emanuele Backstage Flash

Photo Credit: © Michael Emanuele Backstage Flash

Fish's incendiary live performances have been mesmerizing audiences all over the globe. Now, with Kill Or Be Kind, Fish is poised for a major breakthrough. The edgy roots music album was recorded at Royal Studios in Memphis and produced by three-time Grammy winner Scott Billington and mixed by two-time Grammy winner Steve Reynolds. Boasting 11 original songs ranging from the electric cigar box stomp of "Bulletproof" to the sweet Memphis R&B of "Trying Not To Fall in Love With You", the album is sure to establish Fish as a potent force in roots music.


Photo Credit: © Laurence Harvey

After launching her recording career in 2009, Samantha quickly established herself as a rising star in the contemporary blues world. Since then, the charismatic young singer-guitarist-songwriter has earned a reputation as a rising guitar hero and powerful live performer, while releasing a series of acclaimed albums that have shown her restless creative spirit consistently taking her in new and exciting musical directions.


Photo Credit: © Michael Emanuele Backstage Flash

Photo Credit: © Michael Emanuele Backstage Flash

The New York Times called Fish "an impressive blues guitarist who sings with sweet power" and "one of the genre's most promising young talents." Her hometown paper The Kansas City Star noted, "Samantha Fish has kicked down the door of the patriarchal blues club" and observed that the young artist "displays more imagination and creativity than some blues veterans exhibit over the course of their careers."

As far as Samantha is concerned, her musical future is an open road. "I'm never gonna be a traditional blues artist, because that's not who I am," she asserts. "But it's all the blues for me. When Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf came out, what they were doing didn't sound like anything that had been done in blues before. You've gotta keep that kind of fire and spirit. I'm never going to do Muddy Waters better than Muddy Waters, so I have to be who I am and find my best voice.”


Photo Credit: © Edyta Krzesak

Februry/March 2020 UK Tour

TICKETS Available from:
www.alttickets.com, www.gigantic.com & Planet Rock

St Lukes, Glasgow

Friday 28th February 2020

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Calton, 17 Bain St, Glasgow G40 2JZ
www.stlukesglasgow.com

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Saturday 29th February 2020

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33 Queen's Rd, Leeds LS6 1NY
www.brudenellsocialclub.co.uk

Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Sunday 1st March 2020

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Masonic Place, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham NG1 5LB
www.rescuerooms.com

Gorilla, Manchester

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

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54-56 Whitworth St, Manchester M1 5WW
www.thisisgorilla.com

The Globe, Cardiff

Wednesday 4th March 2020

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125 Albany Rd, Cardiff CF24 3NS
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Islington Assembly Hall, London

Thursday 5th March 2020

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Upper St, Islington, London N1 2UD
http://islingtonassemblyhall.co.uk

The Waterfront, Norwich

Friday 6th March 2020

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139-141 King St, Norwich NR1 1QH
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Trinity, Bristol

Saturday 7th March 2020

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Trinity Centre, Trinity Rd, Bristol BS2 0NW
www.3ca.org.uk

Concorde, Brighton

Sunday 8th March 2020

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286A Madeira Dr, Brighton BN2 1EN
www.concorde2.co.uk

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Further Information

Peter Noble and Michaela Sauter at Noble PR
Tel: +44 (0) 207 272 7772
Email: peter@noblepr.co.uk, michaela@noblepr.co.uk