Samantha Aiken and Rodeo Drive
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Samantha Aiken and Rodeo Drive


Band Rock Singer/Songwriter




"Playing in the Park"

Volume 41, No. 33 - Island Focus Section

Samantha Aiken and the Rodeo Drive Band entertained music lovers at the Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park Friday August 10. The show was part of the Sunset Sounds series of concerts sponsored by the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department. Samantha Aiken is silhouetted against the setting sun as she plays guitar and belts out a song.
- Port Aransas South Jetty Newspaper

"Locals Model to Sold-out Crowd"

Volume 103, Issue 15 - Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The woman’s Club of Aransas Pass held their eighth annual Style show April 14 at the Aransas Pass Civic Center. This year’s theme was “New York, New York.” The show sold out this year with 425 tickets. Jennifer Lira, Channel 6 News anchor was the emcee. Opening Entertainment featured Samantha Aiken who wowed the crowd with Broadway tunes.
- The Aransas Pass Progress

"Aiken Sings in Capitol"

Volume 142, No. 32 Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Rockport-Fulton High School sophomore Samantha Aiken…sang in the rotunda of the state Capitol May 17 at the invitation of State Rep. Todd Hunter. Samantha has been performing…most recently with her band, the Rodeo Drive Band in San Antonio, Austin and locally. She writes and records original songs. She will sing at Shrimporee this weekend.

- The Rockport Pilot


Cover songs recorded by Samantha Aiken for demo cds:

*playing on Texas Pride Internet radio

Strawberry Wine*
Heart Break Hotel*
House that Built me
Blue Bayou*
Walk on the water
Giddy on up
Gunpowder and lead
Little white church
Blue moon of Kentucky*
Walk away
Price Tag
Baggage claim
Before he cheats
White liar
Why haven’t I heard from you
Amazing grace*
Do it anyway
How great thou art
Ill stand by you
Up to the mountain
Black horse and a cherry tree
Leave the pieces
Rocky top
Temporary home
Long time gone*

Original songs recorded by Samantha Aiken

Train Goin South
Hey romeo*
Game over
Great thing
Million Miles Away
Get to You
Get over it
Shades of blue
The way I do
Long road
November Sky
Alone in the dark
Dance with me
Someone New



Small town girl Samantha Aiken has been performing on stage since she was 12 years old. When Samantha was 16 she had an original song called Game Over played on the Showtime cable television show "Strikeforce” for MMA fighter Jan Finney. Samantha is influenced by Elvis Presley, Demi Lovato, Christina Aguilera and Johnny Cash which she shows in her country rock sound. Her band features 3 part harmonies making every song their own and setting them apart from the other bands. Samantha writes duets for her and her guitar player, Kenny Jewett with additional background harmonies from her bass player, Tony Nicklin making their sound truly unique.