Sam Lyons is an award winning young songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has released his eleventh Album of original material. Sam has created a unique contemporary sound that is a blend of Pop, R&B and Country that produces "powerful songs full of visceral grooves and pop hooks that stick.” One of Sam's recent releases, "The Detroit Sessions" features 8 new songs with production by Nick Trevisick and Marshall Block at Reel2Reel Studios outside of Detroit. One of Sam's other EP's, "Let's Go" is a collaboration with Oscar winning, Grammy nominated producer/musician Leo Sidran. Sam is also in the band "Laundry" which recently released their second full length album "Worm" in November of 2019. 

Also ** Sam's collaboration with Electronic Duo from Paris, France "BASTION" - is now charting on the Spotify Europe and United States Viral 50!: https://soundcloud.com/bastion-paris/feelings-ft-sam-lyons  All of Sam's music is available on iTunes , Spotify and TIDAL.

What's New

Milwaukee Here We Come! 

After 16 months living in Door County, WI, performing on a scenic tour bout through the summers with "The Milk Boys", Sam has relocated to Milwaukee! Sam continues to release new music (check out "Hold Me Up" on Spotify) and has joined forces with Brew City powerhouse Brett Newski https://brettnewski.com/     

Steel Bridge Songfest 2020 Goes On-Line 

Sam has been a regular contributor to the Steel Bridge Sonfests in Sturgeon Bay hosted by Pat MacDonald and the Holiday Music Motel. This year, due to the Corona virus, all song collaborations and performances will happen on the internet with multiple live performances the week of June 7-13. Please visit https://steelbridgesongfest.org for updates and links to the many LIVE STREAM concerts by the many great Steel Bridge Artists including Eric McFadden, Kate Vargas, Wally Ingram, James Hall, Carley Baer and Sam Lyons!

Sam to Perform at LOVE ON A HOLIDAY Feb.7 & 8 

Sam is again one of 30+ artists including Eric McFadden and James Hall, who will collaborate and perform in Sturgeon Bay WI for the LOVE ON A HOLIDAY Songfest hosted by Pat MacDonald. Artists collaborate for a week at the Holiday Music Motel. then perform their new love songs on February 7 & 8 at The Third Avenue Playhouse in downtown Sturgeon Bay. 

Laundry - the band, releases new Album "Worm" 

Laundry - the band, has released a new CD: "Worm". Eleven songs full of emotion and hooks that stick in your head. The rhythm tracks of the album were recorded with Kenny Koeppler at The Sound Garden Studios in Madison. The rest was home produced by Sam L at the Lyons Den. You can get it at CDbaby or hear it on Spotify and Apple Music. If you want a hard copy, hit up Sam  samlyonsmusic@gmail.com CD's are $10 with a $3 shipping fee.

Sam Performs at "Dark Songs 2019" Festival 

Sam spent a week in late October collaborating with 30+ other songwriters in Door County, WI. This "Dark Songs 2019" Festival culminated in two nights of amazing performances at The Third Avenue Playhouse Theater in Sturgeon Bay. The Festival is hosted by Emeritus songwriting guru Pat macDonald (Timbuk 3). This video of "Crazy Love" was one of the hit's created this week - written by Sam with Carley Baer and Andrea Wittgens.

 

 

Sam to Perform at STEEL BRIDGE SONGFEST June 14 & 15 

Sam is one of 30+ artists who will collaborate and perform in Sturgeon Bay WI for the STEEL BRIDGE SONGFEST hosted by Pat MacDonald. Artists collaborate for a week at the Holiday Music Motel. then perform their new songs on June 14 & 15 at The Third Avenue Playhouse in downtown Sturgeon Bay. This years crew includes Louise Goffin, Grammy nominated daughter of Carol King, and L.A. drummer Wally Ingram.

Sam to Perform at LOVE ON A HOLIDAY Feb. 8 & 9 

Sam is one of 30+ artists who will collaborate and perform in Sturgeon Bay WI for the LOVE ON A HOLIDAY Songfest hosted by Pat MacDonald. Artists collaborate for a week at the Holiday Music Motel. then perform their new love songs on February 8 & 9 at The Third Avenue Playhouse in downtown Sturgeon Bay. 

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Feb8

Sam w Brett Newski Band & Red Wanting Blue

Mercy Lounge, Nashville

Feb9

Sam w Brett Newski Band & Red Wanting Blue

Zanzabar, Louisville KY

Feb10

Sam w Brett Newski Band & Red Wanting Blue

HI-FI, Indianapolis IN

Feb12

Sam w Brett Newski Band & Red Wanting Blue

Westside Bowl, Youngstown, Ohio