The Samples The Samples

With a sound all their own, Sean Kelly and The Samples have made a lasting impression on a lot of people.

25 years in, The Samples stay with you. What were you doing to The Samples?

The full band on stage at Blue Strawberry.

Best known for his high voice, unique guitar playing and songwriting (“Nature”, “Feel Us Shaking”, “Did You Ever Look So Nice”) rock, reggae and folk singer/songwriter and Samples frontman Sean Kelly is the son of a WW2 veteran and a mom who worked construction to put food on the table. Growing up in Vermone, Kelly attended one year of high school. There he began playing guitar and composing his own songs. After moving to Colorado in 1987 to start a band, Kelly and The Samples became a fixture on local club stage playing originals. Kelly’s songs have been featured in Perks of Being a Wallflower, and more recently in television’s Younger, and in ads for MSNBC’s election coverage.