I am a singer/songwriter/guitarist that has been performing for over 20 years. I play original music and covers from many genres. My biggest influences are The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Smashing Pumpkins and Big Country. I have a real passion for performing and always put on a great show!
Price Range: $50 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
My acoustic shows are light-hearted and entertaining. I play mostly covers, with a few of my original songs thrown in. My repertoire includes songs from many eras and genres, from Louis Armstrong to ZZ Top. You'll hear songs that you love and songs that you forgot that you loved.
Matt Sams is a singer/songwriter and producer from the Chicago area. He has been performing music and writing songs for over twenty years. Influenced by classic and alternative rock bands like: The Who, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins and Big Country.
Matt has written and recorded over 700 songs and continues to create every day.
Additional Booking Notes
I will be performing with an acoustic guitar. No special setup is necessary. I will use my amplification if the room is large or the audience is larger than 20 or 30 people.
My set list is constantly changing, but here is an example:
Norwegian Wood - The Beatles
Every Breath You Take - The Police
Today - Smashing Pumpkins
Baba O'Riley - The Who
Every Step - Original
Mrs. Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel
No Rain - Blind Mellon
Hit Me One More Time - Brittney Spears
I Melt With You - Modern English
I Won't Back Down - Tom Petty
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Influences & Inspiration
The Beatles, Smashing Pumpkins, The Who, Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Big Country
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