credit: Jeremy Cox

Sam Tudor

Mar 15, 2024

12:15am – 12:55am CT

Swan Dive Patio

This performance is part of the showcase that starts on Thursday, March 14at Swan Dive Patio

Sam Tudor is an individual, but also a project involving a group of friends across Canada. What unifies the project is Tudor’s distinct voice: a sandy, melancholic narrator, leaning in close with writing that is confessional and cathartic. The underpinnings of the songs are genre-less; jazz players join forces with Eno inspired beats while acoustic guitars meet distorted synths. Tudor's latest album, Two Half Words, was released in late 2021. Critically acclaimed by outlets such as Exclaim, Vice, KEXP and more, the album explored themes of disassociation, communication and loss. Tudor and his team work hard on innovative releases; their videos have been recognized by the esteemed Prism Prize and Vimeo has made their work a “Staff Pick” numerous times. During COVID, the band created a video-game like website where users could navigate a digital maze to discover new songs from the band. This dedication to experimentation and “new-ness”, combined with a care for their community and authenticity, continues to garner the band dedicated fans in North America and the world. The band’s live show is electric and anthemic - this is their first USA performance.

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