Sam

Sam

Weekdays | 2 PM - 6 PM
Here’s what you really need to know about me, I am pretty much just like you. I was born and raised in Tampa Bay. I truly love Tampa Bay. It’s my home! I also LOVE music and I love this station. For goodness sake I was crowd surfing at NBT in high school and now I’m ON 97X!?! It’s CRAZY.

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97X Interviews

Sam Interviews some of the biggest names in Alternative music.

Jared from Kings of Leon

Sam got to speak with Jared from Kings of Leon about their first album in 5 years! TAP to hear the interview!

LISTEN: 97XNBT Virtual Backstage and exclusive acoustic performance from Bastille!

Dan from Bastille joins us for an exclusive Q&A with fans AND plays a few songs on the piano! He even surprises us with a holiday tune!

97X Exclusive: Sam hosts an intimate virtual Q&A with Smashing Pumpkins!

Billy and Jimmy from Smashing Pumpkins join us for an exclusive Q&A and talk everything from new music to the first time they realized they might be ‘famous’!

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