Mae Simpson Music
August 11 – 2nd Street Stage 7-9 p.m.
Soul / Funk / Blues / Rock
The Mae Simpson Band is pure energy and soul. Singer-songwriter Mae, who hails from South Carolina, has a huge voice and stage presence. She has brought together a collective of musicians who each bring a unique flavor to this powerhouse group. Formed in the fall of 2017, Mae Simpson Band has built a broad collection of original music that refuses to fall neatly into a single genre. It’s blistering funk and dance music mixed with soul, blues, country, calypso, jazz, rock and even a little hip hop. bringing the crowd to their feet every time. The band features Mae Simpson. drummer Aaron Silverstein, percussionist Ricardo J. Romero, Paul Pederson on trumpet, David Kellermann on bass and Jorgen Wadkins on guitar. Major sponsors are R.D. Offutt Farms, TruStar Federal Credit Union and Monika’s Quilt and Yarn Shop. Band sponsor August 11 is the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber and Convention and Visitors Bureau. Arrive at 5 for the social hour, sponsored by Edward Jones Investments and Pike’s Sweetcorn, and remember to bring your own chair.