Simple Man (formerly known as Lyvyn Skynyrd) is an authentic Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band that plays only southern rock music. Every effort is made to sound and look like the the original member they are portraying. All of the musicians were hand picked specifically to portray one of the original members. When you see Simple Man live you can't help but feel like you are at a Lynyrd Skynyrd concert from the 1970's. It is a complete show.
We had a great time with Simple Man. They were able to provide our patrons with 3 hours worth of Skynyrd tunes, which is no easy task. The drummer is a beast on those drums!!!
If you're looking for a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute........look no further!
Saw this band @ SantaFe springs swap meet.they did not disappoint.They had all the key ingredients,keys,backing voc, played all the great songs.And darn nice people too.
Price Range: $1,000 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Don't have a specific policy but would be happy to get one if we need it
What to Expect
An audience member should expect to feel like they are at a real Lynyrd Skynyrd concert from the 1970's. They will feel like they are taking a journey back in time. All of the musicians make every effort to portray the part of one of the original members in the band. The music, the equipment everything is replicated as much as humanly possible. The band takes the audience back to their hits of the 70's like "What's your name", "Simple man", "Gimme three steps", "Call me the breeze", "Gimme back my bullets", "Sweet home alabama", "That smell", "The needle and the spoon", "Freebird" and many, many more. When the audience leaves the show they will be screaming for more. Simple Man truly captures the sounds and the visuals of the original Lynyrd Skynyrd band. Don't miss it!
Simple Man is the quintessential Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band. Based out of Southern California, this group of consummate musicians and soulful rockers embody the talent and energy of the original band, who sadly lost members much too soon. Simple Man evokes Ronnie Van Zant's profound and powerful vocals, while highlighting the dual lead guitar riffs that Lynyrd Skynyrd made famous. They celebrate the entire catalogue including the hits like “Simple Man,” “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Tuesday's gone,” as well as deeper cuts such as “The Needle and the Spoon” and “Poison Whiskey.”
Authenticity to the music is at the core of every Simple Man performance and each musician truly personifies an original member. Lead singer Andrew Mazzarelli channels the power and humanity that Andrew felt when he first saw Ronnie Van Zant perform. Backing vocalists Shaun Bernadou and Jea Landgraf bring additional depth and charisma to the stage, while bass player Greg Lemke and drummer Blair Banning provide a strong rhythmic backbone that enhances the experience. Rick Dekker and Celso Salim expertly intertwine impressive guitar licks with vitality and wisdom. Celso also captures the trademark slide guitar that turned songs such as “Free Bird” into anthems. Studio musician Dan Jorissen does an exceptional job providing a Southern rock vibe on the keys.
If you are looking for a genuine Lynyrd Skynyrd rock n' roll experience, look no further than Simple Man. They will take you through a time capsule of songs from the 1970’s that no other band can replicate. The music of Lynyrd Skynyrd is enjoyed by people of all ages.
Past Booked Events
|June 08, 2018 • 5:30pm - 8:30pm||Concert|
Call me the breeze
Cry for the badman
Don't ask me no questions
Down south jukin'
Gimme back my bullets
Gimme three steps
I know a little
On the hunt
Saturday night special
Sweet home alabama
The needle and the spoon
What's your name
Whiskey rock a roller
Workin' for mca
You got that right
|Rick Dekker||Lead guitar|
|Greg Lemke||Bass Guitar and backing vocals|
|Shaun Bernadou||Backing vocals|
|Andrew Mazzarelli||Lead Vocals|
|Celso Salim||Lead guitar|
|Jeannette (Jea) Landgraf||Backing vocals|
Influences & Inspiration
The original Lynyrd Skynyrd