Samson's Delilah

Samson's Delilah

 Dunster, British Columbia, CAN
BandWorldRock

Unique, fearless, soul-full rock opera world folk music. There is a fierceness, an intensity here woven through the soundscape that is Samson's Delilah, that pulls you in to the depths of your soul that resonates long after the last note has been delivered.

Biography


Fearless, unique, soul full world folk, funk, rock opera.

Seth Macdonald and Shara Gustafson, are well known on the Northern Alberta and B.C. festival scene as the front line of the funk/rock/reggae/world groove high energy dance band "Mamaguroove", born and raised in Dunster, B.C.

With Samson’s Delilah, Seth & Shara have ventured into new musical territory. With a fierce intensity weaving throughout their soundscapes, utterly captivating, Samson’s Delilah will leave their mark on every listener. Heavily influenced by latin guitar, reggae, rock opera and other world music, driven with thought provoking songwriting, the thread of the "guroove" runs deep, and you will not be disappointed by the fusion and spell that they weave....

“Refreshingly Talented and Original!  Mesmerizing….”  Michael Morneau

 “Samson Delilah’s original music is lyrically sweeping in nature and truly realizes the dynamic, operatic style that their music in aiming for.. Stellar songwriting, intricate world beats and virtuoso musicianship.. Absolutely Stunning!"  Dwight Wolfe CFIS –FM

 “Samson’s Delilah brings high energy and social consciousness in one tight package. They are one of the few bands that we have invited back . The audience absolutely loves them."  Darrell Oike, Edge Of the World Festival

 “Samson’s Delilah is an absolute delight to listen to.  Every song was brilliantly performed.  Beautiful vocals, brilliant instrumentals wrapped up in an upbeat show that made everyone enjoy the evening to the fullest. Can’t wait to hear them again.”Angela Sommer,  Performances in the Park – Williams Lake

 "The most impressive thing about Samson’s Dellah could be their unique layering of crafted lyrics, their contemporary twists of the upbeat,  or their spot-on harmonizing… but,  for me,  watching these guys perform is a mesmerizing experience that makes them truly stand out from the rest”   Arwen Macdonald AD Rogue Arts Festival

With the addition of the sought after rhythm section of Dan Barton ( Every single band in Red Deer, Alberta) on drums, and Tim Bennett of Australia ( Aurora Jane & short listed for Xavier Rudd) on bass and third part harmony vocals. The newest addition this year being Scott Duncan (John Wort Hannam, Polyjesters, Barrage), an acclaimed fiddle player from Calgary, Alberta,  they have found their dream team.

They have opened for Alex Cuba, Matt Andersen, Sultans of String and Oscar Lopez. They have shared the stage and performed with Rachelle Van Zanten, Aurora Jane, Miss Emily Brown, Delhi To Dublin, Adrian Glynn, Maria in the Shower, Lester Quitzau and more. Shara regularly tours with BC Hall Of Fame Inductee Linda Mcrae.

In their "spare" time, they are the organizers of the Robson Valley Music Festival, which happens every August in their front yard. Shara and Seth are actors & musicians in the Robson Valley Theatre Collective & Wishbone Theatre productions that produces a show every Fall.  They are also bio diesel producers and forestry contractors, music makers, gardeners and parents to 5 children living in the rural hamlet of Dunster B.C.

Their first full length album was released in June 2016

Discography

In the process of recording their first EP together.

Mamaguroove has released 3 full length CD's