Sam Trump + Friends

Sam Trump
Sam Trump is a multi-instrumentalist, and a 3Arts Recipient with 15+ years of experience in live performance, vibe curation, and self management. From maintaining years of performance residencies, putting on tribute shows, special events, and booking his peers at premiere venues, Sam Trump has become a household name in the Chicago live music scene. Sam Trump is co-founder of multiple Chicago-based organizations, and is a business owner and entrepreneur. Everywhere he goes, he brings a sophistication that engages & uplifts. 

Most recently, Sam Trump has become the project lead for a new initiative with Build Bronzeville to establish a Creative Incubator at The Forum. This initiative will create more wealth making opportunities for local multimedia artists, and establish a creative economic platform for the revitalization of The Forum, the 43rd Street & Green Line transit hub, and the broader Bronzeville community.

The Soul Vortex
The Soul Vortex brings a sophistication to the stage that engages & uplifts. Their show features originals hits as well as unique takes on familiar grooves that are soulful, funky, & cool. ‘The Soul Vortex’ frequents Chicago venues such as The California Clipper & Untitled Supper Club, has brought the party to many wedding receptions, and has partnered with various corporations such as lululemon, Volkwagen, SheaMoisture, REI, & Chicago Ideas Week. Prior to the pandemic Sam Trump & The Soul Vortex recorded a live album to capture all of the excitementing interaction that comes along with their shows and fans. Be on the lookout for this album in Fall 2021.