Iain Evans

  • I Am Sam

"I love my Vintage V58JD...it became my main axe, due to the incredible feel, tone and tuning stability"

About Iain Evans

Born in Wrexham, 1976.  Iain began his musical career playing bass guitar in local rock bands, and was a founding member of doom band 'Mother of Six'. Providing bass guitar, backing vocals and songwriting for the band, they gained popularity on the regional circuit, culminating in the airing of the song "Castell" (co-written by Iain) on Bruce Dickinson's Rock Show on Radio 1. After leaving the band, Iain decided to switch to guitar and lead vocals, before discovering a taste for Folk-Rock music, which brought him into the original acoustic line up of I am Sam; as a multi-instrumentalist and singer in 2013.  
Always referred to as diverse and original, I am Sam are an eclectic, energetic four-piece band who have been captivating audiences with their unique brand of Indie, Folk and Rock. Building up a significant following in the North Wales/Shropshire borders area, the band fuse a wide range of influences and styles to create original songs; from Fairport Convention, Jefferson Airplane and Fleetwood Mac through to The Beautiful South, Nirvana and PJ Harvey.  Be sure to catch them live on the festival/gig circuit soon!
"I love my Vintage V58JD.  I bought it as I am a huge fan of Jerry Donahue, and I expected to use it at home only.  After using it as backup at a few gigs, it became my main axe, due to the incredible feel, tone and tuning stability.  What a bonus!!"