Listen to Sam’s latest single ‘We Got Love’ recorded with the full band.

You may know the Sam Evans Band, incase you didn’t hear, they are now called Verdisa; find out more by visiting www.verdisa.co.uk



  For over 7 years, Sam has been ‘on tour’ playing nearly 1000 gigs across the UK & Europe. He’s supported world-class musicians from chart-toppers Toploader to reggae music’s rising star Mike Love, performed at the UK’s top festivals and frequently secures headline shows in Bristol’s best music venues with his band Verdisa.

“Super catchy tunes delivered with a soulful verve that’s simply infectious.”

– Dave Henderson, Williams Green Stage at Glastonbury

Sam writes and performs his own music which blends reggae, folk, jazz, blues (and more) with a genuine message of harmony, drawing influence from artists including Xavier Rudd, Jack Johnson & Jason Mraz.


Highlights have included playing to 5000 people at Concert At The Kings 2017, playing a 50-date tour with shows in Ireland, France and Romania, supporting world renown Hawaiian Reggae star Mike Love twice and performing an original song Harbour Masters House live on BBC Radio 2.

Festivals performed at:
– Glastonbury Festival
– Boomtown Fair
– Acoustic Festival of Britain
– Castlepalooza Festival (Ireland)
– Concert At The Kings
– Samphire Festival
– How The Light Gets In Festival
– Samphire Festival
– Free Harmony Festival
– Off Grid Festival

Music venues performed at:
– O2 Academy Bristol
– The 100 Club, London
– The Oliver Plunkett, Cork
– Mama Stones, Exeter
– The Mojo Club, Bucharest
– The Cheese & Graine, Frome
– The Red Brick Building, Glastonbury
– Chapel Arts, Bath

Starting out as a solo act in 2011, he has since teamed up with 3 fantastic musicians who create a really spectacular live show. This 4-piece band blend electric guitars, keyboards and harmonies with a solid groove which never ceases to get people on their feet, singing and dancing with a smile. They have played festivals up and down the country and their popularity is growing thanks to airtime on BBC Radio 2 and some great youtube videos. Link here

Sam has 3 albums and 1 EP available to stream and buy on all music platforms and as physical CD’s. Verdisa have been back into studio this year and recorded ‘We Got Love’

Title: Orchard Sessions
Artist: Sam Evans
Release date:16 July 2020
Genre: Folk, Acoustic

Title: Scrapbook of the Soul
Artist: Sam Evans
Release date: 3 April 2018
Genre: Folk, Acoustic

Title: Juno
Artist: Verdisa
Release date: 25 March 2017
Genre: Alternative, Indie

Title: Awake
Artist: Verdisa
Release date: 30 June 2016
Genre: Alternative, Indie


In Conversation with Sam Evans – words & Photography by Hannah Woolley: https://issuu.com/hannahwoolley/docs/bristol_live_mag_issuu

“Classic vibe without being too retro. You’re not trying, you just are.”
Steve Henwood, Bath Fringe Music Director

“It just sounds great …. It’s a beautiful combination of voices”
Claire Balding, BBC Radio 2

“We rarely come across a band that impress us and make us feel more happy to be alive”
Mike Love, Musician – http://www.mikelovemusic.com

“The perfect blend of blues, jazz, funk and soul!”
Graham Maclean, Ents24

For all booking enquiries, contact Katie:

For general enquiries and press, contact Sam:

(Press photos can be downloaded by clicking this link)

If you’re a venue/festival/promotor who’s looking for a bigger sound than just Sam, but you don’t have the space/budget for the full band, you can also book Sam as a duo or trio.


Organic Hoodies & T-shirts with limited edition embroidered ‘We Got Love’ logo are now available on the Online Shop!
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