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 25, 2015 The Samples at Taste of Lincoln Avenue

Taste of Lincoln Avenue - Chicago, IL

July 29, 2015 The Samples at Boulder Band on the Bricks

Band on the Bricks - Boulder, CO

Free Show!
July 31, 2015 The Samples at Dickens Opera House

Dickens Opera House

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August 7, 2015 The Samples at Bull & Bush

Bull & Bush - Denver, CO

August 15, 2015 The Samples at Maddie’s Biergarten Street Party

Maddie's Biergarten - Castle Rock, CO

August 17, 2015 The Samples at A-Basin Pro Cycle Challenge Concert

A-Basin Base Village

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August 19, 2015 The Samples at Avon, Colorado Summer Concert Series

Avon Performance Pavillion

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August 22, 2015 The Samples at Genessee Fire Rescue MDA Benefit

Genessee Fire Rescue MDA Benefit - Genessee, CO

August 29, 2015 The Samples at The Well

The Well - Kansas City, MO

September 11, 2015 The Samples at ViewHouse

ViewHouse - Centennial, CO

Free Show!
September 25, 2015 The Samples at Fruita Fall Days

Fruita Fall Days - Fruita, CO

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

Nassau & Great Stirrup Cay

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