1992 (age 30)
Amber Kamminga (born April 29, 1992) is a Dutch musician who grow up in the rural town of Grootebroek. Her country/pop sound is inspired by the music of Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Swift, Jewel, Kelsea Ballerini, The Wreckers. She started writing own songs after she visited a concert of Avril Lavigne at the age of eleven.
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.
‘Name of Love’ was nominated for the International Songwriting Competition 2019, among 18.000 other entries. Although it was not declared as grand price winner in its category, the song received a honorable mention and a 'winner' badge that was reserved for only 1% of the contestants .
Amber is not scared to tell an honest story. Even though se is a country singer at heart, she doesn't shy away from Modern Pop influences. The new single '3AM' (released January 6, 2021) is a good example of her cross-over music.
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