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Sam Buckingham - Dear John Album Tour 2022

Sam Buckingham - Dear John Album Tour 2022

8:00pm, Sat 11 June, 2022

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Nearly two years after it’s inception, Sam Buckingham is taking her potent album “Dear

John" around Australia to celebrate it’s April 8th release.

Revered for her soul baring, intimate performances, Buckingham’s new live show keeps

organic sounds and storytelling at the core, with the bold addition of live looping and

sampling.

“I’m using Ableton Push to sample sounds that we created in the studio, live loop my

vocals and bring the album to life as a solo touring artist. I think it’s important for a song to

be able to hold it’s own with just a guitar and voice, so there’s plenty of that too... But this

album is about full self expression, so I’ve created a show that brings the audience into my

creative process and internal world. There’s so much more going on musically, but it’s the

most emotionally raw I’ve ever been.”

Centring around issues such as gender equality, freedom of self expression and violence

against women, Buckingham made a clear decision to use her platform as a creator to

reveal her personal experiences of abuse, self censoring and the quest for self

actualisation - while speaking to a broader experience of being a woman.

“I wrote the album while I was learning how to stand up for myself and back who I am and

what I want - but I was really aware that the stories are bigger than just me. My experience

mirrors so many people’s stories and I wanted to create something that helped women feel

seen.”

Buckingham has toured alongside the likes of Washington, Paul Kelly, Tim Freedman, Ben

Lee, Katie Noonan and Matt Corby and hosts the “Song Baker” podcast - having frank

conversations with women in music.