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Chris Simmons

Rank #8 US Laceys Spring, AL Rock / Blues / Southern Soul
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50% of sales go to the charity Love Hope Strength.

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Sounds Like: Eric Clapton, Al Green, Derek Trucks, The Black Keys, BB King

Label: Glad Cat Records, Consonant Music

Bio: Chris Simmons is certainly not a newcomer to the world of music. Most recently, he spent five years(2007-2012)touring the world as guitarist with Leon Russell. Chris now begins a new chapter, launching his solo career. He is an extraordinarily talented blues man that will make you feel his emoti... See Full Bio

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Chris Simmons and Royal Blue
May 21, 2012
Friday June 1st, "Chris Simmons and Royal Blue" is back at the Kaffeeklatsch in ... [more]
Sept 07 2010
Sep 7, 2010
We're all getting excited about the upcoming release from Elton John and our Leg... [more]
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  • Tue

    Sep 2


    Albertville, AL, US | 5:00pm
    Sebastian's On Main
    Albertville, AL, US
    Tue Sep 02 5:00pm

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    Great Food, Good music! 6-9pm Tuesdays

  • Wed

    Sep 3


    Birmingham, AL, US | 12:00pm
    Todd English Pub
    Birmingham, AL, US
    Wed Sep 03 12:00pm

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    With Jason Marchant, 7pm

  • Thu

    Sep 4


    Jasper, AL, US | 2:00pm
    Jasper Fairgrounds
    Jasper, AL, US
    Thu Sep 04 2:00pm

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    Dollar Rides from 6-10pm, Showtime 7pm. Come out to the Fair!

  • Sat

    Sep 13


    Jasper, AL, US | 1:00pm
    Foothills Festival
    Jasper, AL, US
    Sat Sep 13 1:00pm

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    Sept. 13th Sat 10am Official Clutch Band (Birmingham) 11:30am - Act Of Congress (Birmingham) 1pm - Chris Simmons (Huntsville) 2:30pm - Banditos (Nashville) 4pm - Rollin The Hay (Birmingham) 5:30pm - Lost Angels (Los Angeles) 7pm - Vallejo ( Austin, TX.) 8:30pm - JASON ISBELL (Muscle Shoals)

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  • Smoke & Arrows (Artist) Smoke & Arrows
    Greetings from Birmingham! Chris, we love your style. "Hellhounds on My Trail" is a really cool track. We'd love to come check you out sometime! Keep the good stuff ...
  • Procrastinaters (Artist) Procrastinaters
    Your music took me back to bootleg joints and chicken wired stage bars. It has every ingredient of the great singers, writers and musicians because it is great! Thanks!
  • The Boulton Brothers Band (Artist) The Boulton Brothers ...
    Hey.., Gooooood vibes here!!....................... Please drop by and have a listen to our playlist if you have time .......,TBBB
  • River Lynch (Artist) River Lynch
    I really like your style. Great guitar on Hellhounds On My Trail...Really cool stuff. Keep them blues alive!
  • Didorion (Artist) Didorion
    All the best to you with your music Chris.A1 job on your songs.Didorion
  • Daryl W Moon (Artist) Daryl W Moon
    Keepin the Southern Blues Alive! Sounds Great Man!
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Q: Man that gritty tone on the sldie solos in the song Halelujah Man is killer. Do you mind sharing how you got that sound?
A: Hey Thanks! I used my 1974 Blue Sparkle Les Paul Deluxe, with full size '57 Classic Humbuckers. Tuned to open D, capo on second fret. Not sure which amp...It might have been my Frugal Amp 18 watt clone or my Ceriatone 18 watt clone, or it also might have been a Vox AC4... I was using a treble booster, a "Build Your Own Clone" Tri-Boost pedal on the Germanium Setting. Thanks for the question!

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Fri Mar 15 2013

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