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Sam Carter Album Preview Spring Tour

Apr 8, 2024

Over the course of his fifteen-year career, Sam Carter has earned a reputation for vivid, narrative-driven songwriting. A highly regarded instrumentalist to boot, Sam is renowned by many as “the finest English-style fingerpicking guitarist of his generation” (Jon Boden) and has been described as having a “killer voice” by Ivor Novello-winning musician Nitin Sawhney.

His impressive back catalogue and captivating live shows attest to his ability to bring together a diverse set of influences from English folksong and American shape note singing through to hard rock. Sam has appeared on national TV, won a BBC Folk Award, and toured the world, sharing stages with folk’s leading lights, including Richard Thompson, Eliza Carthy, Martin Simpson and Bella Hardy.

This spring, Sam embarks on a solo tour of intimate venues, giving audiences an early chance to hear songs from his fifth studio album, due for release in the summer of 2024.

Carter’s new single ‘Sights Beyond The Sky’ (pre-save link ) was recorded by renowned producer Andy Bell at Red Kite studio in Wales and features Stuart McCallum (The Breath) on electric guitar, Ben Nicholls (Seth Lakeman) on bass, and Evan Jenkins on drums. Beginning with his signature intricate fingerstyle guitar work before expanding into an epic dream-like soundscape, this
space-themed ode to the transformative power of a relationship points to a marked shift in his writing style, hinting at an exciting development in his work ahead of the album release

Here’s a peak at another new song from Sam, keep your eyes peeled for more news.

His solo spring tour dates are as follows:

Thu 11th April Birmingham Kitchen Garden Cafe •
Sun 14th April London Green Note •
Fri 26th April Ibiza Costa Festival •
Thu 1st May Leicester The Musician •
Fri 2nd May Brighton Folklore Rooms •
Sun 5th May Northants Raunds Festival •
Thu 9th May Sheffield Samuel Worth Chapel •
Sun 12th May Bristol Folk House •
Fri 17th May Manchester Peer Hat •

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