Sean Kelly and The Samples set to rock FTC’s Warehouse
Published 2:56 pm, Friday, December 22, 2017
Sean Kelly and The Samples are returning to Fairfield Theatre Company to ring in the new year.
Considered a cross between The Police and the Grateful Dead, the band known for its reggae-influenced rock/pop will perform at FTC’s Warehouse on Sunday, Dec. 31.
Kelly, who hails from Connecticut, started playing guitar at the age of 16, while listening to such artists as Neil Young and the Rolling Stones. He was living in Boulder, Colo., when he formed The Samples in 1987.
The band is known for such tunes as “Feel Us Shaking,” “Little Silver Ring” and “Wild River,” the latter of which is about Colorado.
Westword, an alternative newspaper in Denver, named The Samples’ 2015 album, “America,” Best Comeback Album of that year. “America” features a mix of blues, reggae, country and other styles.
Since Sunday’s concert takes place on New Year’s Eve, there will also be complimentary party props and a Champagne toast at midnight.
The Warehouse at Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St. Sunday, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $115 VIP, $75 day of show, $65 advance. Standing room only, limited seating first-come, first-served. Members save $10 per ticket. 203-259-1036