A dose of singer/songwriter Mindy Simmons is just what the laugh doctor ordered. She is truly a genuine performer who guides her audience down the bumpy road of life smiling all the way. She combines quick wit and charm with a voice that moves flawlessly from satin smooth to gutsy, creating a memorable performance that feels like an evening with your best friend.
A seasoned professional, Mindy has toured nationwide since 1980. Her repertoire is a soulful combination of originals and standards that has shaped her career to become a successful artist selling thousands of her CD's to her growing loyal fan base.
Mindy energizes her audiences with her delightful interaction and broad emotional performances. She is especially adept at engaging an audience with her witty banter between songs as well as her songs themselves, which show a finely crafted detail mixed with some pathos and healthy doses of humor.
Based in Sarasota, Florida, Mindy continues to be a mainstay performer at major folk festivals throughout the State of Florida. The Florida Folk Festival, the Will McLean Festival and the Sarasota Folk Festival. In her 30 years as an entertainer Mindy has shared concert stages with many other great performers. Among them Loudin Wainwright III, Cliff Eberhardt, Cosy Sheridan, Asleep At The Wheel, Albert King, Vance Gilbert and John Hammond Jr.
“Think, Carol Burnett meets Peggy Lee and you’ve got Mindy Simmons.”