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 St. Louis (MO)

Missouri Botanical Gardens

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May 20, 2017 Ride Rock Rally (Boulder Colorado)

North Boulder Park

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June 8, 2017 June Jam Bags Of Fun (Lone Tree Colorado)

Charles Schwab Amphitheater 9899 Schwab Way Lonetree, Co

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June 10, 2017 Circus Mexicus With Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers Puerto Peñasco, Mexico

Puerto Peñasco, Mexico

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June 14, 2017 Elways Summer Concert Series (Denver Colorado)

Elways Cherry Creek 2500 E. 1st Ave Denver, Co

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

The Samples Play Whittle the Wood (Craig, CO)

June 24, 2017 Silverthorn Pavilion Theater (Silverthorn Colorado)

Silverthorn Pavilion Theater 400 Blue River Pkwy Silverthorn, Co

June 27, 2017 Hot Summer Nights Gerald Ford Amphitheater (Vail Colorado)

Gerald Ford Amphitheater 530 South Frontage Road East Vail, Co

June 30, 2017 Viewhouse (Centennial Colorado)

Viewhouse (Centennial Colorado)

July 4, 2017 Red Rocks With Blues Traveler Rusted Root And The Spin Doctors (Morrison Colorado)

Red Rocks Amphitheater 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy Morrison, Co

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July 15, 2017 Private Event (Cherry Hills Colorado)

Private Event

July 20, 2017 The Samples Live in Winter Park Colorado

78821 US Highway 40 Winter Park, Co (Hideaway Park)

July 22, 2017 Private Event

Private Event

August 5, 2017 Bull And Bush Annual Anniversary Party (Denver Colorado)

Bull And Bush 4700 Cherry Creek Dr South Denver, Co

August 18, 2017 Private Party (Chicago IL)

Private Event

August 19, 2017 The Samples Live in Chicago

Martyr's 3855 N. Lincoln Chicago Il

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August 26, 2017 The Samples Live at Crossroads in Kansas City, Mo

Crossroads 417 E. 18th Street Kansas City, Mo

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September 8, 2017 Viewhouse (Centennial Colorado)

Viewhouse Centennial 7101 S. Clinton St Centennial, Co

September 13, 2017 The Samples Live At BB Kings Manhattan, NY

BB Kings Manhattan, Ny

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September 14, 2017 The Samples Live At Fairfield Theatre Main Stage (Warehouse) Fairfield, Ct

Fairfield Theatre Fairfield Connecticut

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September 15, 2017 The Samples Live At Stageone Fairfield Theatre Fairfield, Ct

Fairfield Theatre Stageone Fairfield, Ct

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September 16, 2017 The Samples Live At Fairfield Theatre Main Stage in the (Warehouse) Fairfield, Ct

Fairfield Theatre (Warehouse Stage) Fairfield Connecticut

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September 17, 2017 The Samples Live in Hartford Ct

The Samples Live in Hartford Ct

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September 18, 2017 The Samples Live In The Vault New Bedford Ma

The Greasy Luck Brewery 791 Purchase St New Bedford Ma 02740

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September 23, 2017 The Samples Live In Lone Tree Colorado Forks, Corks And Ales

Park Meadows Mall Lone Tree Colorado

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October 7, 2017 Private Event Aspen Colorado

Private Event Aspen Colorado

December 31, 2017 New Years Eve with The Samples Fairfield CT

FTC 70 Sanford St Fairfied Ct 06824

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February 2, 2018 Chief Theater Steamboat Springs Colorado

Chief Theater 813 Lincoln Ave Steamboat Springs, Co 80487

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