Live Music

Sam Fender

Clash &

16:15 - 16:45

Sam Fender burst on to the scene with debut single ‘Play God’ in March 2017 and was hailed as one of Annie Mac’s New Names on Radio 1. Sam’s grit and fresh lyrical take on modern society stand him out from a busy genre and display an insight beyond his


He picked up the guitar at the age of 8 and the Newcastle native first made a name for himself on the live circuit some years later, securing support slots with some of the most well-respected bands and songwriters on the planet (Catfish and the Bottlemen,
Hozier, Willy Mason, Ben Howard, Daughter, Michael Kiwanuka).
With cutting and insightful social commentary, Sam is uniquely bringing the venom back into indie hook-laden songwriting. It’s going to be a massive 2018 for Sam Fender – don’t miss him at Citadel.