Date: Friday 15 June 2018
Lee Simpson and the Friendly Viking Trio will perform at Cooper’s on Friday, June 15. Simpson is a California based singer-songwriter active in the bluegrass and outlaw country genres. Simpson was a founding member of the Southern California based aggressive jam band Blue Dye Fire. Years later, he became guitarist and one of the main contributing songwriters for the San Francisco based bluegrass/roots rock band King Harvest. As a solo singer/songwriter, Simpson teamed up with John McGaraghan to write and record the album Summertime in California. Over the years Simpson has toured and performed with prolific headliners such as Steve Earl, Lucinda Williams, Tedeschi Trucks, Yonder Mountain String Band, Rosanne Cash, and many others.
In Simpson’s music, you can hear the whispers of a life lived with passion and purpose. Lee Simpson looks forward to sharing his sound with Carmel.
Music begins at 8:30 PM. There is no cover charge.
Free parking for locals in the Cannery Row Garage after 4:00 PM. Simply show your driver’s license with a 939 zip code.