- Breathe Sam Sims 3:29
Sam Sims performs on guitar, ukulele and harmonica, incorporating folk-rock and island influences, to create his own acoustic soul/pop sound. Many of Sam’s original compositions have a laid-back feel inspired by nature.
Sam has shared stages with respected acts such as Willie Nile (who frequently plays with Bruce Springsteen), Steve Forbert, The Beach Boys and Rob Machado (surfer extraordinaire). Sam Sims Band opened for Bob Marley’s legendary band, The Wailers in 2014 and 2015.
Sam’s songs have been licensed and featured on prime-time television shows, and the music is featured on radio stations globally.
Sam has performed at the NAMM show, showcased at venues during the Sundance Film Festival and played on The Mountain Morning Show, Park City, UT. Additionally, he has performed at variety of venues in locations including: New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, Hawaii, California, Utah, Washington DC, Texas, Nicaragua, Tobago, and Costa Rica. In March 2019, he performed at the Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival in Mexico. Sam has performed at events such as Film One Festival, Rock the Farm, and The NJ QuickChek Festival of Ballooning.
Sam has volunteered in the United States and Nicaragua with organizations such as the Surfrider Foundation, Clean Ocean Action, Mary’s Place and the CFC Loud N Clear Foundation.
Some of Sam’s musical influences include Van Morrison, David Gray, Jim Croce, Ben Harper and Jack Johnson. Sam’s personal interests include swimming, yoga, surfing, SUP and meditation.
SOURCE: Official Bio