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“Meet Sami Grisafe, Female Footballer and Singer-Songwriter Matte Babel hits the field with the musicially-inclined quarterback for the Chicago Force women's football team who says playing ball and performing live aren't so different after all.”
“One of the most stunning versions of the Star Spangled Banner we've ever heard. Sami Grisafe, USA All-Star Female Quarterback, SLAYS National Anthem At Worlds ”
“Women's Pro Football Star a Chicago Force as a Quarterback and Musician. If Sami Grisafe was a man, she likely would be famous, a multimillionaire and an icon. As quarterback for the Chicago Force women's professional football team, Grisafe has thrown for 2,582 yards, 32 touchdowns and three interceptions this season. Her quarterback rating in eight games this year — all wins — is a ludicrous 131.3, which would place her among the best in NFL history. When Grisafe is not throwing bombs, screens and slants, she's quarterbacking another group: The Sami Grisafe Band. Grisafe is the lead singer of the five-member group. Her instrument of choice is the ukulele. Her band, formed in 2011, already has performed at such notable venues as Whiskey A Go Go in Hollywood and at the Metro and Double Door in Chicago.”
“This is the most inspiring combination of sports and music you will ever see. Female Quarterback Shreds The National Anthem On A Ukulele Before Winning Gold”
“With a brand of uplifting music that is bound to make listeners smile, Sami Grisafe is a multi-talented artist out of Chicago that appears to have no limitations...”
“Chicago Music Awards This Weekend - Sami Grisafe Band Performs”
“This Female Quarterback Rules At Everything. Not only is Sami Grisafe the quarterback for for the USA All Star team this year, but she also sang the National Anthem before the game WHILE playing the ukelele! Is there anything she isn't great at?”
“CBS Chicago features Sami Grisafe Band, Chicago Music Award winning Best Rock Entertainer”
“Many Talents. Sami Grisafe of the U.S. sings the national anthem before their IFAF Women's World Championship football final match against Canada in Vantaa, Finland.”
"With the dropping of Atlantis, Sami, Jaclyn Rada and Shannon Nicole have created what few artists seem to be able to capture now-a-days—real, genuine music. The album transcends common notions of genre and niche, bopping along from soul-wrenching lyrical numbers to upbeat-you-must-shake-your-rump-and-clap-your-hands reggae infused pop"
“Throw into this whole wonderful package live, original music (thank you God for Sami Grisafe along with Shannon Nicole and Jaclyn T. Rada) and you have a production that literally comes alive and draws you in and back again.”