About Brandon

Brandon Lamar Simmons was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. He began by playing trumpet in multiple jazz bands, and has moved on to play drums in various bands as well. Brandon is a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. At age 18, he decided to pick up a guitar, take on the microphone, and perform as a singer/songwriter. Brandon studied music production and recording engineering at the Atlanta Institute of Music. Now, he's back in Charleston as the drummer for a local band by the name of Token Mary and also continues to work on solo music and any other musical opportunities he can get his hands on!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Bounce Around Charleston

In case you didn't know, Brandon played two of his originals on the local Live 5 sister channel, Bounce!  If you missed it, here is a link to the YouTube video!  

Make sure you follow Brandon on Instagram @blsimmonsmusic25 

Sent from my iPhone

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Experimental Photos

Local photographer, Photos By Kelly, used Brandon as the subject for some motion-blur photos.  Check out the photographer's page for more photos at Facebook.com/PBKPix

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Fourth of July Party

I'm hoping everyone had a safe and happy holiday weekend! Token Mary played a private boat party to celebrate the Fourth and it was a great time!

To see more about future dates for both Brandon's solo gigs and Token Mary, check out Brandon's page at reverbnation.com/brandonlamarsimmons and "like" his Facebook page at Facebook.com/blsimmonsmusic

Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Here are a few shots from a recent shoot in Downtown Charleston.

Check out this photographer's page at pbkpixblog.com or on Facebook at Facebook.com/Pbkpix

Token Mary at Tail Race Tavern

Token Mary played a very fun and high-energy show at Tail Race Tavern in Moncks Corner, SC. Check them out on Facebook for show times!

Friday, May 15, 2015

Kickin' Chicken

About to start the night at Kickin' Chicken! Playing until 1am

Mashup teaser

Here is a short video of a mashup snippet from Brandon!


Brandon is available as a solo acoustic guitarist and singer for weddings and other events, such as bridal showers!

Email for rates and information at brandonlamarsimmonsmusic@gmail.com

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Busy weekend

Brandon is playing 4 shows this weekend!

6:30-9 Solo Acoustic at The Public House on King St

10-1:30 with Token Mary at KC Mulligans in North Charleston

10-1 Solo Acoustic at Kickin' Chicken in Summerville

10-1 Solo Acoustic at Queology on Market St

Come check him out and enjoy some good food and drinks as well as awesome music!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Want to make sure you catch all of Brandon's performances?  His event schedule can be found at:


Relay for Life

Brandon will be performing at the Relay for Life event in Summerville on Saturday, April 25!  The event lasts all day and he will be performing once in the afternoon and another time later in the evening.  There will also be lots of other performers there, so come check everyone out and support a great cause!

Queology - Downtown Charleston

Brandon has a few shows later this summer at Queology in downtown Charleston!  Check him out on May 2, May 16, and June 6 from 10pm until close!  Good food, good drinks, and amazing live music!

Playing for Charity

Brandon will be playing a charity brunch at King Street Public house on Sunday March 29 from 11am-3pm.  The proceeds of the event will benefit Charleston Birth Place.  All ages are welcome!  For information on the event, please visit http://www.charlestonbirthplace.com/ai1ec_event/brunch-king-street-public-house/?instance_id=3467

Recent Shoot

Brandon recently had a photoshoot with a local photographer here in Charleston, SC.  Like the images?  Check out her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Theurich.Photography

Monday, March 16, 2015

This Week

First of all, come out to KC Mulligans in North Charleston for Thirsty Thursday and see Token Mary from 10p-1:30p!

Saturday, Brandon will be showing off some of his original talent at a charity bonfire show starting at 6pm, along with many other local artists!  More details to follow, so keep checking back!

Friday, March 13, 2015

Recent Shoot

Here is a recent mini photo shoot of Brandon performing.  Check it out!  Photos courtesy of Photos By Kelly.

Check out the photographer at Facebook.com/PBKPix
Check out Brandon at Facebook.com/BLSimmonsMusic

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Stand By Me

Check out this great live performance by Brandon Lamar Simmons at Queology on his YouTube channel.  More great performance posts to follow!

Stand By Me by Brandon Lamar Simmons