John K. Samson Releases Video for “Alpha Adept” & European/UK Tour in May

April 16, 2017

John K. Samson Releases Video for “Alpha Adept”

European/UK Tour in May

John K. Samson has released a new video for “Alpha Adept”, a song from his latest full-length album, Winter Wheat, which was released in October last year, on Anti-. 

The video was made by John K. Samson’s good friend and musician/artist Shotgun Jimmie, who made the video for John as a present. Watch “Alpha Adept” video HERE.


John K. Samson will be touring in Europe and UK in May this year. Please see below for a full list of dates. 


May 5th, 2017 – Bremen, Tower (DE) – TICKETS

May 6th, 2017 – Hamburg, Knust (DE) – TICKETS

May 7th, 2017 – Hannover, Lux (DE) – TICKETS

May 9th, 2017 – Berlin, BiNuu (DE) – TICKETS

May 10th, 2017 – Munich, Ampere (DE) – TICKETS

May 11th, 2017 – Graz, Orpheum Extra (A) – TICKETS

May 12th, 2017 – Wien, Szene (A) – TICKETS

May 13th, 2017 – Aarau, Kiff (CH) – TICKETS

May 14th, 2017 – Luzern, Schüür(CH) – TICKETS

May 15th, 2017 – Heidelberg, Halle 02 (DE)  – TICKETS

May 17th, 2017 – Köln, Gebäude 9 (DE)  – TICKETS

May 18th, 2017 – London, O2 Islington Academy (UK) – TICKETS

May 19th, 2017 – Manchester, Soup Kitchen (UK) – TICKETS

May 20th, 2017 – Brighton, The Great Escape (UK) – TICKETS

May 23rd, 2017 – Düsseldorf, Zakk (DE) – TICKETS

May 24th, 2017 – Münster, Gleis 22 (DE)  – TICKETS

May 25th, 2017 – Wiesbaden, Schlachthof (DE)  – TICKETS

May 26th, 2017 – Reutlingen, FranzK  (DE) – TICKETS

Critical Acclaim for Winter Wheat

 “Samson’s songs feel lived-in in ways that register as universal.” – NPR

“The diversity of this album again proves that Samson is more than just another singer-songwriter. He is an author of musical short stories, and one of the best ones of our time.” – Visions (DE) – Album of the Week

“Perhaps more than any other Canadian musician, Samson, the former frontman for The Weakerthans, has been able to communicate what it means and feels like to live in a place defined by isolation.” – Fader 

“John K. Samson’s name will occasionally come up in discussions about Canada’s greatest lyricists alongside Gord Downie, Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell, and his second solo album, Winter Wheat, makes yet another strong case that he’s not cited often enough.” – Exclaim


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