It’s no surprise that music from Nashville got to Amber Kamminga from the just as rural town Grootebroek (population: 9.000). The music of Kacey Musgraves, Avril Lavigne and Taylor Swift sparked big dreams for the small town girl.
Music has brought Amber to many beautiful stages in the Netherlands such as Paradiso, De Vorstin, Patronaat, Sugarfactory and to national radioshows such as 3FM and Radio1. Supporting acts like Darlyn (NL), Molly Burch (US) and Emil Landman (NL). After releasing her first self-produced EP ‘Star-Crossed Lovers’ in 2017, she played the famous Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, Tennessee. Her adventures in Nashville were documented in vlogs for renowned Dutch magazine Viva.
She went on to release the song ‘Name of Love’ in April 2019, supported by a mini-tour in Nashville where she performed at several writers rounds and stages like True Music Room. The single was well received by music blogs both in and outside of the Netherlands, resulting in Amber’s first UK tour sponsored by Buckle & Boots Country Festival in October 2019. In 2020, ‘Name of Love’ landed Amber a spot among the last 2% out of over 18.000 submissions as a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition, judged by industry experts and artists such as Coldplay, Dua Lipa and Tom Waits.
Amber joined dutch publishing company The Write Girls as a songwriter in 2019.
New single ‘Name of Love’ OUT NOW!
‘The chorus is ROCKING – I personally love the inspirational energy behind it. If others want to join me in clapping along, all the better’ – EarToTheGround Music
‘This wil absolutely end up in your playlist’ – &C Talent
‘Name of Love is a mood-lifting song about learning to believe in love again – a perfect soundtrack to spring & summer!’ – Talk About Pop Music
‘It’s catchy, it’s poppy, it’s country – but it’s also modern. The song is so cheerful you will undoubtedly press play again’ – Camiel Music