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….
With the new addition of the sought after rhythm section of Dan Barton ( Every single band in Red Deer, Alberta) on drums, and Tim Bennett of Australia ( Aurora Jane & short listed for Xavier Rudd) on bass and third part harmony vocals, they have found their dream team.
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, Aurora Jane, Linda McRae, Miss Emily Brown, 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.
Their first full length album is slated for release in June 2016