Sydney-based singer-songwriter Sam Newton has honed his craft through years of dedication, combining words and melody with raw and poetic honesty. With three albums under his belt (Set in Stone, Violet Road, Stare Into The Dark) and over a decade of performing experience, Sam has become a respected figure in the Australian music scene.
Since the release of his self-titled EP in 2011, Sam has showcased his talents at numerous festivals and venues across the country. From intimate bars to bustling pubs, and from renowned festivals like Dashville Skyline and Tamworth Country Music Festival to events like the Bendigo Blues and Roots Festival and Newtown Festival, Sam has left his mark on stages big and small.
His latest single, ‘The Year of the Rabbit’, released on 23 June 2023, represents another milestone in Newton’s artistic growth and willingness to explore new sonic territories. This ambitious arrangement for string quartet and voice showcases his unique ability to create captivating and emotive musical landscapes beyond the bounds of genre.
Through his music, Sam invites listeners on a heartfelt journey, embracing the beauty and complexities of the human experience. With each release, he continues to push artistic boundaries and captivate audiences with his unique blend of storytelling and musicality.