The Samples

  • Best Comeback Album

    Westword 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
February 25, 2017 Sean Kelly Acoustic at The Alley (Littleton, CO)

The Alley

March 18, 2017 Private Event: Birmingham, AL

Private Event: Birmingham, AL

May 13, 2017 Private Event: Portland, OR

Private Event: Portland, OR

May 19, 2017 Private Event: St. Louis (MO)

Private Event: St. Louis (MO)

June 17, 2017 The Samples Play Whittle the Wood (Craig, CO)

The Samples Play Whittle the Wood (Craig, CO)