Mesmerizing, "from the gut" vocals locked into a sturdy groove. Winner, 2019 Blues Music Award (BMA) Award, Best Emerging Artist Album, and 2016 Blues Blast Music Award, "Sean Costello Rising Star"
Amanda Fish is an Indie Blues artist from
Kansas City who scratched her name
into the scene as a solo artist before
teamingup with slide guitarist and
Stone CuttersUnion frontman Sean
McDonnell to form the Amanda Fish
Band in May 2014. This Roots Rock
and Soul quintet features dual slide
and rock guitars and Amanda's signature
'from-the-gut' vocals locked into a sturdy
In 2015, she released her first LP, "Down In The Dirt", on VizzTone Label Group, for which she was awarded the 2016 "Sean Costello Rising Star" Blues Blast Music Award.
Amanda and her band set Beale Street on fire in the 2017 International Blues Challenge Semi Finals, playing new material from her next release.
In 2018, Amanda released her sophomore album, "Free", to wide praise, including a BMA award for Best Emerging Artist Album. She's currently touring with her band to support the CD.
“I’ve rarely heard a singer who can bring such a wide range of emotions from sweet, forlorn, strong, desperate and shattered. Her original songs are a showcase for Amanda’s soul and expression and range. I am moved.”
"...a formidable singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist (bass, piano, guitar and mandolin), all of which have made her a force of nature, worthy of respect and recognition."
DAVE RESTO, ROCK AND BLUES MUSE
ACCOLADES AND AWARDS
2019 Blues Music Award (BMA) Award, Best Emerging Artist Album, for "Free"
2017 International Blues Challenge Semi Finalist
2016 "Sean Costello Rising Star" Blues Blast Music Award