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Washington Post Feature

  • Posted on March 13

Post Express Feature

SAMANTHA CRAIN WOULD like to thank a fan in Texas who put her and her band, the Midnight Shivers, up for the night.”She gave us free rein of her house for the day even though she wasn’t going to be there half the time,” Crain recalls.”Although the music industry is being affected by the economy, […]

  • Posted on March 13

Behind the Wheel With Samantha Crain

by Hilary Langford for Style Weekly Samantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers Sure, this rootsy Choctaw singer and songwriter wails like a gutsier Jolie Holland with the storytelling finesse of a Southern great-grandmama on her latest twanger, “Songs In The Night.” But Samantha Crain’s one heck of a multitasker too. We caught up with the […]

  • Posted on March 12

Independent Weekly Feature

If you’re looking for a treat and an early bit of entertainment tonight, Samantha Crain & the Midnight Shivers takes the middle third of a three-band bill at Local 506: A 22-year-old singer-songwriter from rural Oklahoma and of Native American descent, Crain released her debut, The Confiscation EP, last year on Ramseur Records (former home […]

  • Posted on March 9

Performing Songwriter - “9 to Watch in ‘09”

For those of you who think Oklahoma hasn’t birthed much musical talent since Woody Guthrie, prepare to be wowed by Choctaw singer-songwriter Samantha Crain. The Shawnee native has an impressive performance schedule lined up this spring, including a national tour with Anti- recording artist William Elliott Whitmore, SXSW and North Carolina’s Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival […]

  • Posted on March 9