The Samples

  • Best Comeback Album

    Westwood just named “America” the ‘Best Comeback Album’ of 2015. Sean Kelly and The Samples worked very hard on this album and we are honored to be recognized by Westword! Read more HERE.

  • 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 [...]

  • 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
November 13, 2015 The Samples in Cleveland, OH – Private Show

Cleveland, OH

November 14, 2015 The Samples at Fabulous Food Show in Cleveland, OH

I-X Center

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March 1, 2016 The Samples on The Lebrewski Cruise 2016!

Nassau & Great Stirrup Cay

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