Carter Sampson is an Okie born, Oklahoma City based singer-songwriter. Blessed by a musical legacy from a family that includes such talents as Roy Orbison, Carter’s journey as a musician seems to have been predestined. Her empowering, relatable and appealing music has garnered her an incredibly diverse and loyal fan base. Audiences and sound engineers alike find that appearances can be deceiving as this diminutive figure delivers a powerful and compelling performance.
Carter was named a “Top 12 Finalist” in the 2012 Mountain Stage NewSong Contest and performed at the Lincoln Center in NY, NY. This year she won 1st place in the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at Merlefest in NC, 4th place in the Telluride Troubadour Contest at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival and a Top 10 Finalist in the Rock Mountain Folks Festival’s Songwriters Showcase. Her newest album “Wilder Side” recorded in Norman with Travis Linville and mastered at Bell Labs was released in January.