"Mae has a vocal range that immediately made me feel like I was watching a young Janis Joplin take control of a crowd and the keyboards, drums, bass, and the saxophone were reminiscent of Van Morrison."
– Music in Minnesota
“It’s impossible to stand still during a Mae Simpson Music set. Simpson’s raspy, dynamic voice is larger than life — but not as large as her uncontainable energy that radiates from the stage … Nearly every song included audience participation, and Simpson had the crowd jumping, clapping, and singing along.” —The Current
Mae, who hails from South Carolina, has brought together a collective of seven musicians each who bring a unique flavor to this powerhouse group: Mae Simpson (vocals) Aaron Silverstein (drummer), Ricardo J. Romero (percussionist), Sax- Keaton Judy (sax), Paul Pederson (trumpet), David Kellermann (bass), Jorgen Wadkins (guitar).