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
July 13, 2016 The Samples at Elways: Denver, CO

Elway's Cherry Creek: Denver, CO

July 23, 2016 The Samples at Concerts in the Park: Erie, CO

Coal Creek Park: Erie, CO

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August 4, 2016 The Samples at Stapleton Outdoor Concert Series: Denver, CO

Stapleton: 49th Place & Valencia Street

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August 5, 2016 The Samples Play IRONMAN: Boulder, CO

Pearl Street: Boulder, CO

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August 6, 2016 The Samples at Bull and Bush’s 45th Anniversary Party: Denver, CO

Bull and Bush Brewery: Denver, CO

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August 10, 2016 The Samples at Sunset Concert Series: Telluride, CO

Mountain Village: Telluride, CO

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August 11, 2016 The Samples at Free Music Series: Snowmass, CO

Snowmass Village Mall: Snowmass, CO

August 13, 2016 Live Recording At Brik On York (Denver)

Brik On York 2223 E. Colfax Ave Denver, Co 80206

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August 20, 2016 The Samples Play MDA Benefit: Hosted by the Fire & Rescue Dept of Genesee, CO

The Samples Play MDA Benefit: Hosted by the Fire & Rescue Dept of Genesee, CO

August 24, 2016 The Samples at Avon LIVE! Summer Concert Series: Avon, CO

Nottingham Park and Pavillion

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August 27, 2016 The Samples at Lake Dillon: Dillon, CO

Dillon Ampitheatre

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September 16, 2016 The Samples at ViewHouse: Centennial, CO

ViewHouse: Centennial, CO

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