Introduction: Not much can be said that hasn't already been said, written or thought about this outstanding musician. Sammy's name alone speaks volumes, as does his music. Quite possibly the most reputable musician in the Inland Empire, Sammy Eubanks delivers a quality performance every time he takes the stage, playing a variety of blues, country and rock 'n' roll classics all over the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Influenced by many artists and styles, he too demonstrates diversified talent rarely seen in music today. Ever the skillful vocalist and guitar player, he is a leader in the Northwest music scene. Sammy Eubanks has an appeal that transcends audiences from 8 to 80 and a multitude of genres. His music just plain makes you feel good.
"A truly unique talent that is proving to be a powerful force in the American music scene."
- Direct Point Management
Sammy has won multiple awards and recognitions ranging from the Inland Empire Blues Societies' Empire Award for "Best Male Vocalist" to the Inlander magazine's reader voted "Best Local Musician" award for 2007 and 2011. His newest release, "Riding Alone" has drawn attention from Indie Music.com and was awarded "editors pick" on March 2011. In November 2008, Sammy won the award for "Best Male Blues Vocalist" from the Inland Empire Blues Society. This was Sammy's 3rd consecutive win, putting him in the IEBS Hall of Fame.
This also means that of the 14 awards for "Best Male Blues Vocalist" of the year given out by the IEBS, Sammy has won 6 of them. He will not be eligible again until 2013. Sammy has also been awarded the 2011 Best of the Blues Award, Mark Dufresne Best Male Vocalist by the Washington Blues Society.
He travels with his band consisting of two veteran musicians of equal caliber and professional musicianship. Michael Hays on drums and vocals, with Dale Lewis on bass and vocals make up the swingin'-est rhythm section in the business. Period. Do yourselves a favor and experience the magic that is Sammy Eubanks and his band today! This act is perfect for any type of event, featuring live music.
"He's the only person I know that sings as good as me."
- Monty Byrom, Bighouse
"This cat is the real deal."
- Blues Legend, James Harman
"The best voice in the Northwest."
- Kelly Houghes, Kelly's Grand 'Ol Opry, Stateline ID
"If you look up "cool" in the dictionary, you'll see this cat's picture."
- Billy Stoops, Sunbanks Blues Festival
Sammy Eubanks has performed at Lucas Oil Stadium and numerous appearances at NHRA events. He has opened for national recording artists such as Clint Black, Lee Roy Parnell, Kenny Chesney, Merle Haggard, Sawyer Brown and most recently BB King, to name just a few.
The best is yet to come!