Soul Full World Rock Reggae Folk Roots Epic-ness - Dunster, British Columbia
Fearless, unique, soul full world folk, funk, rock opera.
Seth Macdonald and Shara Gustafson, are well known on the Northern Alberta and B.C. festival scene as the front line of the funk/rock/reggae/world groove high energy dance band "Mamaguroove", born and raised in Dunster, B.C.
With Samson’s Delilah, Seth & Shara have ventured into new musical territory. With a fierce intensity weaving throughout their soundscapes, utterly captivating, Samson’s Delilah will leave their mark on every listener. Heavily influenced by latin guitar, reggae, rock opera and other world music, driven with thought provoking songwriting, the thread of the "guroove" runs deep, and you will not be disappointed by the fusion and spell that they weave....
The dream team band behind and beside them is Dan Barton ( Every single band in Red Deer, Alberta) on drums, Tim Bennett of Adelaide, Australia ( Aurora Jane & Formidable Vegetable Sound System, Digging Roots) on bass and third part harmony vocals as well as sought after "beast of the fiddle" from Calgary, Scott Duncan on violin.
They have opened for Alex Cuba, Matt Andersen, Sultans of String and Oscar Lopez. They have shared the stage and performed with Rachelle Van Zanten, Linda McRae, Digging Roots, Jack Garton, Pharis Romero, Don Alder, Delhi To Dublin, Adrian Glynn, Maria in the Shower, Lester Quitzau and more.
In their "spare" time, they are the organizers of the Robson Valley Music Festival, which happens every August in their front yard. Shara and Seth are actors & musicians in the Robson Valley Theatre Collective & Wishbone Theatre productions that produces a show every Fall. They are also bio diesel producers and forestry contractors, music makers, gardeners and parents to 5 children living in the rural hamlet of Dunster B.C.
The band's full length album. "Unfinished Humans" was released in June 2016, supported by headlining 11 Music Festivals in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan this summer., and consistently being in the top 3 CD sales.