SAM BURCHFIELD Appearing Fri Jul 3rd 2015 at 8:00pm

$7 in advance / 
$10 at the door

Sam Burchfield's sound ranges from clever lyrical ballads to upbeat funk jams. Add in some banjo-driven folk songs and you're almost there. From banjo, to brass, to traditional rock 4 piece, Sam has taken the diversity of modern music and blended it into his own multiple-genre style that keeps listeners entertained and involved.

After appearing on American Idol Season 13 and receiving a golden ticket to Hollywood, Sam turned the show down and opted instead to release his first EP, Where to Run, in February of 2014, a few months of graduating from the University of Georgia. The EP charted #8 on Billboards Regional-South Atlantic Heatseeker chart and gained notable attention from industry professionals as well as #1 college music blog After the EP's success Burchfield booked his own tour of the Southeast, sleeping on floors and couches, and winning over audiences one gig at a time.

In his short career, Burchfield has shared the stage with notable acts such as Casey James, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Ben Rector, Josh Garrels, Emily Hearn and YouTube sensation Noah Guthrie. The Athens-grown singer/songwriter creates a masterful blend of blues rock, funk and folk, influenced by the likes of ZZ Ward, Ray LaMontagne, Van Morrison, and early Jack Johnson. Since his recent move to Atlanta, Burchfield has also been working with a talented four-piece band that helps him realize his eclectic musical vision.