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Samantha (Sa5m) Lobsinger

Samantha, or Sa5m as she likes to be called is 10 years old, in grade 5, and lives in Waterloo, Ontario Canada. She has been playing the drums for 18 months now and this is her second time entering the Hit Like A Girl Contest. Sa5m has 2 older sisters and 1 younger sister.
Sa5m idolizes Mr. Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters. He is Sa5m's favourite drummer and her hero. Sa5m's bedroom walls are covered in pictures of Mr. Hawkins. She hopes to one day be almost as great a drummer as he is and play in a band that is as good as Foo Fighters. Sa5m's song choice for this year's contest was because she found a video on YouTube of Mr. Hawkins playing this song when he was 14 at a highschool band showcase.
Other drummers Sa5m follows are Mr. David Grohl, Mr. Neil Peart, Mr. Roger Taylor and Mr. Chad Smith.
Sa5m began playing the drummers weeks before her 9th birthday. Her reason for taking up the drums is very special. Sa5m's younger sister has been battling a rare and aggressive form of cancer named Neuroblastoma for almost 4 years. She is a huge Mr. David Grohl and Foo Fighter fan and the person that actually introduced Sa5m to Foo Fighters. Sa5m was determined to learn to play Learn to Fly by Foo Fighters for her sister so she could feel like she is at an actual Foo Fighter concert.
Despite the cold winters we get in Southern Ontario, Sa5m is in the garage almost an hour a night every night practicing (thank you to our neighbours for being so understanding). Temperature permitting, her younger sister is out there as well listening. She is Sa5m's biggest fan.
In July 2018 Sa5m, her 3 sisters (all Foo Fighter fans) got the chance to go to a Foo Fighter in concert in Toronto. It was one of the greatest nights of our families lives. Seeing their favourite band perform live and the show they put on, simply amazing.
Sa5m wishes all the competitors in the Hit Like A Girl Contest the best of luck.
If you are wondering about the 5 in Sa5m, watch the movie Bandslam and you will understand. It is a great family movie with fantastic music in it.

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Country: Canada

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56 responses to “Samantha (Sa5m) Lobsinger”

  1. Good luck in the contest !! Great job

  2. Ashlyn Price says:

    Glad to see you back again this year helping me represent Ontario, Samantha! Nice job on your contest entry. My dad loves his Van Halen!

    • Fasa says:

      Thank you Ashlyn. We had been watching for your entry. Glad you are back.
      Best of luck this year and congrats on being the week 2 winner

  3. Suzy James says:

    Great job,Sam!
    You look so confident and totally at home behind the drumkit. Good luck,you are my winner πŸ˜€

  4. You are rocking it!

    You will be amazing ❀️

    Love from The Baby Gang!

  5. SuzyFoo says:

    Great job,Sam!
    You look so confident and comfortable behind that drum kit! You are my winner πŸ˜€

  6. Go Sam! May your dreams come true! πŸ™‚

  7. Dennis Scherer says:

    Go get em’! Your going to knock their socks off!

  8. Awesome drumming Sa5m! You are a hero for learning songs to support your sister. (Taylor Hawkins #singingdrummer :)Yes, winner already! R-

  9. Mary Bissola says:

    Dear Sa5m, No doubt about it, you are a
    Fabulous Drummer. Awesome. Wishing You the Best, because You are a Winner.
    Good Luck.

  10. Joanne says:

    Good luck hun ! You ROCK like The Hawk πŸ’•πŸ€—πŸŽΌπŸŽ‰πŸŒŸ

    • Fasa says:

      Thank you Joanne. Maybe not quite yet, but hopefully one day soon. Sa5m has already picked out her 1st tattoo when she is old enough and of course, it is The Hawk

  11. redrider says:

    Rock on! Good Luck Sam!

  12. CrissyB says:

    Brilliant! What a talented girl 😊

  13. CrissyB says:

    You go girl! Hawkins and Grohl the heck out of those drums 😊

  14. geefbee says:

    Pretty awesome babes. Good luck. Keep Rockin!! xxx

  15. apschroth says:

    Got get ’em, Sam! FANTASTIC!!!

    Love, Aunt Bonnie & Uncle Alf

  16. Fasa says:

    Thank you Crissy. That is who she wants to be and play with so badly. Hopefully one day. Same everything as Mr. Hawkins. Drums, sticks, wrap, shorts and shoes πŸ™‚

  17. mcjmcjmom says:

    Good luck Samantha! You did an awesome job! 🀘🏼πŸ₯ 🎢

  18. Juliette Sanders says:

    Sam, Girl you are Beyond Talented!!!!
    I see you with your band in the near future and who knows maybe playing for Taylor Hawkins one day. Rad!!!!
    YOU ROCKED IT!!!!

  19. kdubs says:

    kick ass – go get em Samantha!!!!

  20. Juliette Sanders says:

    Sam,
    Girl you are beyond talented!!!!
    I can so see you Rocking Out with your own band soon. Who know maybe even playing with Taylor Hawkins!!! That would be Rad!
    Killer Job on the drums!!!<3

  21. njp617 says:

    Best of luck Sa5m! You rock on those drums!!

  22. NancyGibbs says:

    Great job. You can really play. so impressed.

  23. Aunt Char says:

    Good Luck Sa5m,you sound awesome!

  24. Matt Hepditch says:

    Great job Sam! LOVE it, keep on hammering those drums!! Check out Veruca Salt if you have a chance…

  25. Melissa says:

    You rock Sam!!! πŸ€˜πŸ»πŸ€˜πŸ»πŸ’— lots of love to you and your family.

  26. Kathy says:

    Congratulations Sa5m on competing again & best of luck to you! All the best to you & family! πŸ™‚

  27. Gregnkw says:

    Go Sa5m!!! Crush it!

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