Sam Moss is a musician living in Boston. His discography ranges from early recordings of instrumental folk guitar to more recent lyrically centered efforts, including 2018’s Neon, which has been acclaimed by NPR and The Boston Globe. Since 2014 he has been regularly on tour, performing in all manner of venues: pubs, galleries, abandoned silos, living rooms, and the Newport Folk Festival. Moss is a recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Marble House Project.
“This fingerpicking guitar virtuoso characterizes the folk spirit in its finest sense.”- Chris Leo Palermino, Paste
"Few fingerstyle guitarists have made the transition to singer-songwriter mode as gracefully as Sam Moss."- Lars Gotrich, NPR
"Delicately detailed...intricate and endearing"- Tom Johnson, GoldFlakePaint
“Eerie and beautiful songwriting, ghostly banjo and guitar, Appalachian roots, and deeply softly enchantingly beautiful vocals.”- Devon Leger, No Depression
“Sam Moss is a rarity in the instrumental fingerpicking guitar scene, as his graceful, lilting singing seems just as natural and easy as his accomplished six-string work.”- Grayson Haver Currin, Indy Week
Selected Past Venues: Newport Folk Festival, Green River Festival, Otis Mountain Get Down, Ossipee Valley Music Festival (ME), The Thing In The Spring (NH), Club Passim (MA), Iron Horse (MA), Brighton Music Hall (MA), Bridge Street Live (CT), One Longfellow Square (ME), Union Hall (NY), Jalopy (NY), Club Helsinki (NY), Columbia University, 3S Artspace (NH), Acoustic Music Works (PA), Oberlin College (OH), Columbus Theatre (RI), Pinhook (NC), Hideout (IL), Burdock (ON), Warming House (MN), University of Michigan, Belly Up (CO)…
Bills With: Joan Shelley, Mandolin Orange, Elvis Perkins, Doug Paisley, Alasdair Roberts, River Whyless, The Black Twig Pickers, Diane Cluck, Daniel Norgren, The Deslondes, Twain, Honeysuckle, The Novel Ideas, Sean Rowe, The Devil Makes Three, Bill Kirchen, David Lindley, The Lowest Pair, Will Stratton, Alexander Turnquist, William Tyler…