My name is Amber Russell, I am 30 and I grew up in northern Indiana. I’ve been playing guitar for 16 years, I have been performing as a singer songwriter for 10 years with over 50 original songs and performing solo fingerstyle guitar for four years. I lived in LA for 4 years before residing in Portland to pursue music where I reside currently.
- I participated in the 2017 Canadian guitar Festival, and I’m proud to be the first female alternate competitor.
-I am in the Riffwars Hall of fame for best original female artist 2015 and best female Guitar tapper 2017
-I was spotted by former MTV host and CNN anchor Brian McFayden while I was street performing and I had the pleasure to perform on the KGW8, 7pm news in Portland and had a 30min. interview with him.
-I participated in the 2017 Thomas Leeb percussive Guitar boot camp
-I performed at the Fretmonkey Records concert live to 60 countries (during NAMM 2017)