New Artist Alert: Amara Samchinsky


Calgary singer/songwriter Amara Samchinsky is somewhat of an anomaly if you think about the current pop music climate. Her songs aren’t written by a committee of high-paid producers, her voice hasn’t been Auto-Tuned to android land, and she’s more interested in perfecting her already impressive piano chops than dominating social media. She’s a musician’s musician who cares about the craft and you can hear that on her debut album, Bloom. A track like “New Year’s Anthem” is a great example of what she does creatively and a timely topic, given that it’s the time of year for taking stock and reflecting on things.


Amara just played a packed CD release party in Regina this week and has another big show lined up for Calgary later this month. If you live in the area, I urge you to check it out. Full disclosure: I used to be in a band with this talented gal back in the early aughts and can attest to the fact that she’s a killer live performer.

Calgary CD Release Show
Saturday January 26, 2013
The Auburn (163 9th Ave SE, Calgary)
Doors open 6pm / Show starts 7pm
Ticket info to be announced in early January
With special guests Minerva


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