Conjuring thoughts of a swaggering Sheryl Crow
— Folk Radio UK

Amanda Rheaume  is an award-winning Métis singer-songwriter with a powerful, slightly gritty, deeply personal, and instantly accessible roots-pop Americana sound. She delivers her unique and soulful blend of folk-country-pop twinged tracks internationally at major country and folk/roots festivals, theatres and clubs in Canada, Germany, Austria, France, Denmark, England, Scotland and Ireland.

In 2014 Amanda received a Canadian Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriter of The Year as well as a Juno Nomination for Aboriginal Album of the Year.  Amanda is endorsed by Epiphany and supported by Gibson Guitar.

Amanda recently sang the anthem at the Governor Generals Performing Arts Awards and had the honour of singing "Red Dress" at the National launch of the Inquiry into the Missing Murdered Women and Girls in Canada.

Amanda Rheaume Trio...you would never know this was her first time at SummerTyne, so confidently did she grab the attention of the outdoor crowd, with banter and energetic performances of songs from her current CD...
— FATEA Online, July 2016
Country music: 10 highlights for Summer 2014..an evocative storyteller
— Telegraph UK

HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Tours United Kingdom annually - Highlights include: Maverick Festival (Suffolk), SummerTyne Festival (Gateshead), Beer and Bluegrass Festival (Poole), Green Note (London), Back Room (Cottingham), Curzon Cinema (Clevedon), Ardhowen Theatre (Enniskillen)

  • Has opened for Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams, Larkin Poe and more

  • Interviews/Performances on BBC in : Lincolnshire, Ulster, Bristol, Nottingham, Hereford & Worcester & more

  • Performed at Closing Ceremonies for Para Pan Am Games in Nathan Phillips Square (Toronto)

  • Canadian Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year

  • Juno Award Nomination for Aboriginal Album of the Year

  • Performed for Canadian Forces in Afghanistan, UAE, Italy and Nunavut

informed storytelling...sophisticated sound merging the very best of folk, pop & rock.
— Three Chords and The Truth

RECENT UK TOUR HISTORY

2016

  • JUL 30 - CORNWALL, UK - Hatch Corners House Concert
  • JUL 29 - COLYFORD, UK - The Wheelwright
  • JUL 28 - CHELMSFORD, UK - The Bassment
  • JUL 27 - NORWICH, UK - House Concert
  • JUL 25 - COTTINGHAM, UK - The Back Room
  • JUL 24 - GATESHEAD, UK - SummerTyne Festival
  • JUL 23 - WINCHESTER, UK - The Hyde Tavern
  • JUL 22 - POOLE, UK - Beer and Bluegrass Festival

2015

  • OCT 10  - KIRTON-IN-LINDSEY, UK - Town Hall
  • OCT 9   -  COLYFORD DEVON, UK - The Wheelwright Inn
  • OCT 8  -  LEWES, UK - Union at the Con Club
  • OCT 7  - NOTTINGHAM, UK - Guitar Bar
  • OCT 6  - BIRMINGHAM, UK - Kitchen Garden Cafe
  • OCT 4  - GLASGOW, UK - Woodend Bowling Club
  • SEPT 28 - COTTINGHAM, UK - The Back Room
  • JUL 4  - SUFFOLK, UK - Maverick Festival
  • JUL 2  - BRIGHTON, UK - PRINCE ALBERT opening for LARKIN POE
  • JUL 1 -  LONDON, UK - Green Note

 

...unique place where folk, country and pop intersect
— Folk Music Canada