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Simien The Whale

Simien The Whale

Alternative / Indie / Rock Grand Rapids, MI  US
Longbound - Official 2013 ArtPrize Entry
Longbound - Official 2013 ArtPrize Entry
Always Something Easier
Always Something Easier
One Night Only
One Night Only
Keep on Marching
Keep on Marching


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    Simien the Whale Released on Nov 30, 2012


Simien the Whale - Bend Not Break [OFFICIAL VIDEO] Full Album Now on iTunes


  • 2013

    Sep 28

    Grand Rapids, MICHI, US | 4:00pm

    Simien the Whale plays a special all ages show open to the public to celebrate the release of their 2013 ArtPrize entry 'Longbound.' Hear selections from the band's 2012 'Local Spin of the Year' winning album 'Simien the Whale' as well as selections from their upcoming EP.

  • 2013

    Sep 27

    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 4:00pm

    Get ready to rock Rosa Park Circle with Art Van Furniture and WOOD TV8! We’re excited to announce the 2013 Art Van Concert Series happening live weeknights during ArtPrize. The concert series features popular musical acts that are part of St. Cecilia Music Center’s: “ArtPrize Musician Showcase” including: Thirsty Perch Blues Band, Troll for Trout, Simien the Whale and more! The Art Van Concert Series is free and open to the public.

  • 2013

    Jul 20

    Detroit, MI, US | 8:30pm

    Simien the Whale enters Groovebox Studios in Detroit, MI to record a short EP with live music video. We want you in the crowd! You'll enjoy our performance and even have your pretty face in our video. Send us an email if you're interested in joining us: info[at]simienthewhale[dot]com

  • 2013

    Jun 21

    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 8:00pm
  • 2013

    Jun 18

    East Lansing, MI, US | 8:00pm

    BackStage Pass features live music performance blended with artist interviews and intimate, behind-the-scenes footage. Join our June 18th taping for the 2014 BackStage Pass season. Seating is free. General admission seating begins at 6:30pm.


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  • Sills & Smith (Artist)
    Sills & Smith
    One Night Only is a terrific song, with a hook you could hang your hat on. Frank Smith
  • JD Greer (Artist)
    JD Greer
    Great work nice tunes. got good vibes coming from here. keep up the good work and keep moving forward.
  • Susan Buchanan (Artist)
    Susan Buchanan
    " Don't you wish you had a little bit more time"...great lyric...great songs and vocals. I really like your music...(
  • garner (Artist)
    Found you while I was looking for local artists to connect with. Love the sound! Especially like that bass in Always Something Easier. Kept tapping my fingers to the bass!
  • SUCKERPUSH (Artist)
    Dog Days is a great track! Diggin the Vibe guys!
  • IMRadio (Fan)
    Hi Simien The Whale, I'm glad that ReverbNation turned IMRadio on to you. www.IMRadio.com



Sounds Like: Cake, Gorillaz, Arcade Fire

Bio: Formed in 2006, Grand Rapids based songwriting and production duo Simien the Whale have performed their unique mix of Break-Beat Rock and Indie-Pop across Michigan and the Midwest. The pair released their first full-length album ‘Simien the Whale’ in November 2012 along with a pair of music video...See Full Bio

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