The Samples 2014

  • Relix Magazine Review of “America”

    Check out the review of “America” in the June issue of Relix Magazine! With all the group’s original members now gone, except for lead singer and songwriter Sean Kelly, it might be tempting to relegate The Samples to the archives of jam-pop history. Fortunately, for longtime fans and new listeners, the latest version of the [...]

  • Interview with Sean Kelly

    Read this interview of Sean Kelly from 2/14/2014 by Nick Hutchison Originally from New England, Sean Kelly has been the frontman forthe Samples since the band first gained attention in the late 1980s in Boulder, Colorado. The Samples, a name derived from when the band members would take care of their nutritional needs by [...]

  • America

    The Samples have released our new album, “America”.  The album is available as a physical CD as well as in digital download form. Please visit our BandCamp site to buy true new album!

  • The Samples for Free

    I have collected well over 300 unreleased Sean Kelly/Samples recordings that I am giving out for free. Just send me your email address to and put “unreleased music” in the subject line. I will email you the songs as MP3s. I will send you only a small batch each day until you can catch [...]

Tour Dates

Upcoming Shows

Date Venue Tickets
September 7, 2014 John Elways Restaurant Cherry Creek

Elways Tailgate Party Denver Co

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September 19, 2014 Private Event Kansas City Kansas

Private Event Kansas City Kansas

September 20, 2014 7421 Broadway St Kansas City, MO 64114-

The Samples Acoustic Trio The Well Kansas City

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December 12, 2014 The Fillmore Auditorium Denver Colorado

The Samples All Original band 25th anniversary reunion show

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