ince the 2001 release of their debut album Inhuman Condition Sam Roberts Band has been a fixture on the Canadian music scene. Their brand of straight forward, blue collar rock and roll has been appreciated by fans from coast to coast. Actually, to be more precise the band initially was known simply as Sam Roberts. It was only with the release of the 2011 album Collider that they became known as Sam Roberts Band.
Natives of Montreal, present members of the Sam Roberts Band include Sam Roberts (guitar/lead vocals), Dave Nugent (lead guitar), Eric Fares (keyboard/guitar), James Hall (bass), and Josh Trager (drums). They have had hits with songs like “Brother Down”, “Where Have All the Good People Gone” and “Don’t Walk Away Eileen). Over the course of their career the band has been nominated for 10 Juno Awards and won 6 and been nominated for 14 MuchMusic Video Awards and won 5. Besides touring as headliners the band has also made appearances at festivals like Osheaga, Live 8 and Lollapalooza.