Originally from Retford, a small town in the heart of England, Sam Tucker has been living in Quebec for the last three years. Studying in linguistics, he landed serendipitously in Gaspésie, where he would complete an immersive work placement and subsequently come to love his new found home. Hoping to learn French in a more ‘exotic’ setting than France, Gaspésie exceeded his expectations. Having become well acquainted with the Brise-Bise in Gaspé, he started to perform there regularly, and eventually began playing his own material. Discovered on the 5th season of La Voix, Sam Tucker caused quite a sensation with his blind audition cover of The Reckoning Song by Asaf Avidan. He jumped feet first into the adventure, choosing to join Pierre Lapointe’s team, where he made it to the semi-finals.
Supported by the producer Rob Heaney (Franklin Electric, Patrick Watson), guitarist Joe Grass, bassist Mishka Stein and drummer Robbie Kuster. The artist now lives in Montreal and is already busy with touring. In 2018, he performed in Montreal’s famed Jazz Festival, the Sherblues & Folk Festival and the Quebec City Summer Festival. In September 2018, he launches Aye Avast, a first EP of six songs roots, folk, rock and blues. After discovering his voice, the time has come to listen to Sam Tucker’s enthralling musical universe. His first EP Aye Avast has been released on September 28, 2018.