Matty Simpson and Justine Fischer perform at the Zoetic Theatre for Concession Street BIA Sidewalk Sounds!
Matty Simpson is a Hamilton native, singer, songwriter, musician and world class guitarist. He performs with Justine Fischer in The Matty Simpson Band and Dogmahound, and collaborates with musicians and friends around town.
Simpson toured as lead guitar in the rock band Holding Sky and joined the Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Show fulltime tour around the world for several years. Matty Simpson has crafted a unique sound blending roots with influences of rock, folk and southern rock and blues.
Matty Simpson’s debut album Strange Weather is out and available on bandcamp. This album of original music features Simpson on guitar and vocals, Justine Fischer on bass, keys and vocals and Matt Burns on drums, vocals and percussion.
Ric Taylor profiles Justine Fischer’s early years in View Magazine 2/6/2020. Fischer played the bass as a young teen, and later toured across Canada with Caistor Center’s Traveling Road Show. Fischer landed in Hamilton where she’s a growing legend as The Bass Machine. Justine Fischer performs with Matty Simpson, with the Pistolettes (Linda Duemo, Mary Simon and Ginger St James), with the Logan Staats band and musicians and friends around town.
In addition to a passion for music, Justine has a passion for fashion and dressing up. She created and operates her Traveling Boutique. At shows audience members can purchase dress up clothing and accessories to wear to the show. Follow her Traveling Boutique on IG.
Listen to Strange Weather on bandcamp!