Liz Simmons grew up surrounded by music influences and it comes as little shock that the Greenfield native wound up residing the lifetime of a musician spent performing weekend gigs and hours within the recording studio.
She has fond childhood reminiscences of touring all through North America in a VW bus together with her household. Again then her mother and father had been itinerant musicians, and Simmons and her sister spent many hours behind the bus making up songs, tales and video games.
For Simmons, the oldest daughter of Leslie Vogel and Fred Simmons, identified all through the area as performers with their bands Tattoo and the Folksoul Band, it’s been a ardour to play and carry out, most notably with Low Lily alongside her husband Flynn Cohen, and their pal Lissa Schneckenburger.
Performing in bands for greater than a decade and Low Lily for the final 5 years, Simmons has realized her dream of constructing music for others to get pleasure from. With Low Lily, she performs all through the northeast, midwest, and past.
“It’s been all in regards to the group dynamic,” Simmons mentioned.
However over the past a number of years, Simmons had all these concepts simply gnawing at her that didn’t appear to suit inside the confines of the band construction.
“I’ve had these songs that I’ve written that veer in a sightly completely different path,” Simmons mentioned. “And I simply saved saying ‘I’ve received to do one thing with these creations which might be coming to me.’”
So Simmons determined to department out and put all that artistic power she couldn’t ignore into her debut solo album, “Poets.”
At the moment, the album, which consists of 9 tracks, is about three-quarters carried out and Simmons has been internet hosting a crowdfunding marketing campaign to assist offset among the prices related to a challenge of this magnitude. The marketing campaign goes by means of subsequent…