Samantha Gray

Samantha Gray

 Kingsport, Tennessee, USA
BandBluesSoul

Samantha Gray's music combines her influences of Blues, Classic R&B, Soul and Rock'N'Roll to create her own brand of roots music, with a fresh and modern approach. Her voice is described as unique, soulful and strong.

Biography

Samantha Gray is an artist, singer and songwriter who began her musical journey at an early age while growing up in southeast Michigan, first as a band student and later joining the choir. As an art student in college, Samantha took more of an interest in singing and performing. She realized she wanted to be a performer while singing on stage with roots rockers, The Bystanders, one Saturday night. After obtaining a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Tennessee, Samantha moved to Nashville to pursue music. Her strong, unique voice is best described as soulful, and sultry. Samantha has sung backup for alt country band The Old Flames and jump blues/swing band Jive Deluxe. She also fronted her own band, The Detroit Specials. The band only lasted a short time, but she was able to develop and grow as a songwriter. Influenced by Classic R&B, Soul, Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll, she combines all of these influences into her own brand of roots music. This music is reminiscent of classic styles and sounds with a fresh and modern approach. Samantha just finished recording her debut album "Bad Girl Now," which will be released summer 2010.

Discography

Debut Album "Bad Girl Now" was released in summer 2010.

Set List

Set List typically ranges from 30 minutes to 90 minutes depending on the gig.

Originals

1. Memphis Groove
2. Nothin' But The Blues
3. Feel That Rhythm
4. Rock Me Baby
5. Bad Girl Now
6. East Side
7. Same Dog
8. Mean Streak
9. Don't Lie To Me

Cover Set List
1. Rock This House
2. Shout Bamalama
3. I Idolize You
4. Fujiyama Mama
5. Good Rockin' Daddy
6. Wild Wild Young Men
7 Unchain My Heart
8. Tell Me What I Did Wrong
9. The Walk
10. Why Don't You Do Right
11. Easy Rockin'
12. Money Honey
13. Rocket 88
14. Ooh My Soul
15. Mess Around
16. Riot Goin' On
17. One Monkey Don't Stop No Show
18. Blues Stay Away From
Me
19. These Arms of Mine
20. Baby Workout