Sam Amidon Kicks Off Tour of Europe, UK

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Sam Amidon kicks off a six-week tour of Europe and the UK in Leipzig, Germany, Friday night. The tour, which features songs from Amidon's 2020 self-titled album and more, continues with additional shows in Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Ireland. The UK leg of the tour begins at The Duncairn in Belfast on March 5, followed by shows in Portstewart, London, Brighton, Bristol, Frome, Birmingham, York, Edinburgh, Morecambe, Salford, Chester, and Guildford. 

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Sam Amidon kicks off a six-week tour of Europe and the UK at UT Connewitz in Leipzig, Germany, this Friday night. The tour, which features songs from Amidon's 2020 self-titled album and more, continues with additional shows in Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Ireland. The UK leg of the tour begins at The Duncairn in Belfast on March 5, followed by shows in Portstewart, London, Brighton, Bristol, Frome, Birmingham, York, Edinburgh, Morecambe, Salford, Chester, and Guildford. See below for all the details and tickets; for all the latest, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

On Sam Amidon's self-titled album, which he produced and considers the fullest realization to date of his artistic vision, he performs radical reworkings of mostly traditional folk songs with his frequent band, multi-instrumentalist Shahzad Ismaily and drummer Chris Vatalaro, along with saxophonist and label mate Sam Gendel, guitarist Bert Cools, bassist Ruth Goller, and Amidon’s wife, Beth Orton, who adds vocals on three songs. You can hear it and pick up a copy here.

SAM AMIDON ON TOUR

Feb 11 UT Connewitz Leipzig, GERMANY
Feb 12 Franz Mehlhose Erfurt, GERMANY
Feb 13 Nachtasyl Hamburg, GERMANY
Feb 15 Rote Fabrik Clubraum Zurich, SWITZERLAND
Feb 16 De Gudde Wellen Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG
Feb 17 30CC Leuven, BELGIUM
Feb 18 CC Ter Vesten Beveren, BELGIUM
Feb 19 Winter Tales Festival Tongeren, BELGIUM
Feb 20 Sint-Dionysius Kerk van Sint-Denijs Zwevegem, BELGIUM
Mar 2 Black Gate Galway, IRELAND
Mar 3 Whelan's Dublin, IRELAND
Mar 4 Connolly's of Leap Leap, IRELAND
Mar 5 The Duncairn Belfast, UK
Mar 6 Flowerfield Arts Centre Portstewart, UK
Mar 9 St Pancras Old Church (Sold Out) London, UK
Mar 10 Komedia Brighton, UK
Mar 12 Bristol Folk House Bristol, UK
Mar 13 Silk Mill Studios Frome, UK
Mar 15 Kitchen Garden Cafe Birmingham, UK
Mar 16 The Fulford Arms York, UK
Mar 17 Summerhall Edinburgh, UK
Mar 18 More Music Morecambe, UK
Mar 19 The Kings Arms Salford, UK
Mar 20 St Mary's Creative Space Chester, UK
Mar 23 St Mary's Church Guildford, UK
     
Apr 15 Pat Reser Center for the Arts* Beaverton, OR
     

* w/Gabriel Kahane, Timo Andres, members of the Oregon Symphony led by Jeffrey Kahane

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Sam Amidon 2020 by Steve Gullick

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