Kashena Sampson – UK dates in support of debut album ‘Wild Heart’

Following her successful performance at the UK Americana Awards showcase back in January, new Nashville singer-songwriter Kashena Sampson hits these shores at the end of the month to help promote her debut album ‘Wild Heart’ which came out in the United States last year and has just been released here on New Moon Records. Recorded live to tape in a couple days at popular East Nashville recording studio, The Bomb Shelter, Sampson has recorded with top Nashville-based players, including Jon Estes co-producing – as well as playing bass – Jeremy Fetzer on guitar, and Jon Radford on drums. Continue reading “Kashena Sampson – UK dates in support of debut album ‘Wild Heart’”

Kashena Sampson, Paper Dress Vintage, London, 31st January 2018

It was a night when downtown Hackney was thronged with hordes of Americana loving music fans – it was, in fact, the night of the Americana Music Association UK (AMA-UK) Conference music showcase. Dozens of artists performing sets of around half an hour at four closely located venues – with the likes of Steve Grozier, The Americans, Tyler Childers, The Texas Gentlemen and so many more vying for attention. Inevitably this led to all sorts of difficult decisions – even the talented writers of Americana UK struggle to be in more than one place at a time, but one set that had a definite circle around it on the schedule was Kashena Sampson upstairs at the bijou Paper Dress Vintage. Continue reading “Kashena Sampson, Paper Dress Vintage, London, 31st January 2018”