Hub City Concert Series

June 23rd, 2023

Wenzel Plaza

Sam Ness:

Mixing Traditional Folk/Americana roots with a new-age Alternative Singer/Songwriter feel, Sam Ness finds inspiration in the ancient cobblestone streets across the globe. Sometimes wild and dance oriented, other moments raw, emotional, and filled with moments of silence, Sam’s show changes every night. His percussive playing paired with an assortment of special effects including a loop system, have built a sound larger than most full bands.

Roaring into 2020, Sam released four new Live in Studio videos, which led into the release of his “Sam Ness – Live in Studio” (Later rebranded as Sam Ness – Down the Road) album on March 8th, 2020. Shortly after, he landed a track on Sofar Session’s Spotify playlist, “Now Playing”, played 105.5FM’s Studio M Session, as well as opened for the band America on their 50th Anniversary Tour at the Crystal Grand Music Theater in Wisconsin Dells.

Sam could only roar so far into 2020 though. Along with other musicians, he locked himself at home daydreaming about being back in the world. His song, “Six Feet Away feat. Grace Gladem” debuted mid-summer, alongside a music video featuring Kallie Tierney.

Knowing he couldn’t be on the road a while, Sam took the opportunity to slow down and reflect on the last 1000 shows in the middle of Wisconsin’s Northwoods. He spent the winter isolated in a Cabin recording an album that was released in May 2021 called, The Cabin.

Sam will be joined on stage with his full band.

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