The Cafe Bar at Dunston Staiths champions local musicians by naming them as their "Musician Of The Month". This means they stock the musicians music at the cafe, so you can buy the CDs along with your lunch or dinner. Simma already hosts the monthly "Acoustic Circus" night at the cafe with a variety of other local musicians. But this month he'll be playing a solo set on Sunday 29th April from 3pm as well.
You can buy his music and find out more about Simma on his website.
An established songwriter and poet, Simma has been active on the Northeast music scene for the last twenty years.
Simma has supported Lindisfarne and Martyn Stephenson and whilt he has a big repertoire of covers to his name, he has plenty of his own original material that stands up well against the classics.