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!

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

Working in the studio!

Brandon is very busy working on recording some originals! Be looking out for some new music!

Coming up this week!

Token Mary will be playing two shows this week.  

The first is their recurring gig this Thursday, and every Thursday, at KC Mulligans in North Charleston from 10p-1:30p.

They will also be playing at Southside 17 in West Ashley Friday Night, March 13 from 9p-12p.

Come out and support Brandon and his bandmates, while you rock out to some awesome music!

Photos of Brandon

Photographs courtesy of Photos By Kelly

KC Mulligans

Token Mary plays weekly at KC Mulligans in North Charleston, SC!  

Come out and support Brandon and the rest of the band from 10p-1:30a!