After launching her recording career in 2009, Samantha Fish quickly established herself as a rising star in the contemporary blues world. The charismatic young singer-guitarist-songwriter has earned a reputation as a rising guitar hero and powerful live performer. “You should always get outside of the box,” Samantha Fish says while discussing her boundary-breaking new album Belle of the West. “Challenging yourself is how you grow.” And challenge herself she has, releasing a series of acclaimed albums that have shown her restless creative spirit consistently taking her in new and exciting musical directions. Last year alone, Fish released two full-length albums, each attentively crafted and different in style. The result of this prolific, hardworking approach is a total expansion of Fish’s intuitive originality, on every artistic front. All roads are open to this gifted young luminary, who is sure to rock the house at Fall Strawberry with the inventive guitar licks, soaring vocals and thoughtfully composed material that is signature Samantha Fish style of blues.