New shirts for sale! We still have lots of shirts to press before our new logo is introduced when the new LP comes out this year with your help. Rory and I decided to use specifically rich colors for this most recent pressing. Red, Vibrant Pink, Pale Blue, and Black. We have them for sale in our Etsy shop for $20 each + discounted shipping cost to wherever you live. Also if you have a favorite item of clothing, old or new- we can print our 'Marcella & Her Lovers Memphis, TN' logo design on it! You just bring your favorite item of clothing to any of our shows and for $25 we will screen print our 'Marcella & Her Lovers Memphis, TN' logo design onto the item and ship it to you in the mail as a new, unique piece of clothing with our band's name on it! Show ya love for Marcella & Her Lovers. We have the capability to screen print this logo on tote bags, pants, backpacks, and just about any item of clothing that is within the logo dimensions of 8 x 5in ! Look for more shirts soon!Read More
International Women's Day IGG specials!!:
If you make a donation of $100 or more today at http://igg.me/at/marcellaandherlovers by 12 midnight PST, we have an additional perk for you! In addition to the IGG perk items you'll receive w/ $100+ donation, I will also deliver a handmade piece of "GET IT GIRL" artwork to you tomorrow or ship it. See samples below. #daywithoutawoman Visit http://igg.me/at/marcellandherlovers to make your donation!
Marcella & Her Lovers launches Indiegogo campaign for new LP of all original material. Fully embraced by one of the most significant music cities in the world, Memphis has proven to be fertile creative ground for Simien to express herself, carving her own path within its rich history and dynamic present. This album is a testament to her experience of being warmly welcomed into a new home, drawing strength from and taking refuge in the songs and stories of Memphis. The indomitable force she is, with this new music Marcella Simien confidently leads her band into the next phase of an already accomplished career
Video still by: Phoebe Driscoll.
This video was shot in the historical Clayborn Temple....click the title of this post to read more....Read More
Marcella is honored to be joining the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise #28 traveling to the Eastern Carribean January 22-29 2017. She will be playing in the Billboard Piano Lounge on the MS Koningsdam, Holland America Line ship multiple nights throughout the 7 day voyage and sitting in with her father and his ensemble Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience.
The lineup is stellar this trip as always featuring Irma Thomas, Taj Mahal, The Lowrider Band, and so many more. There will be 36 acts in total and special guests. The ship will have 6 venues. See the lineup in it's entirety and more about the cruise hereRead More
Monday Dec. 19, 2016 StyleBlueprint Memphis FACES of Memphis, featured Marcella as the FACE of Memphis this week. StyleBlueprint is the ultimate resource to modern Southern lifestyle for Women. Read more here
It's a great read! Many thanks to Lizzie Apple for doing the story and to Micki Martin for the beautiful photos.Read More
Tonight we play IKEA & Southern Living magazine's Meet Me in Memphis: Battle of the Bands event at Lafayette's Music Room. The event is from 6-9PM and will feature (in order of performances) The Band Camino, Marcella & Her Lovers and J Buck. We are really excited to perform and meet and listen to the other performers tonight! Here's the original link to the Southern Living post on their site.
This video has received over 850,000 views on Southern Living's Facebook page! A huge accomplishment for us! All thanks to the producers at Time Inc., Southern Living and IKEA for providing us with this opportunity!
Click the title of this NEWS post (in white text) to be directed to the featured video interview Southern Living & IKEA did with Marcella at one of our favorite spots Mollie Fontaine Lounge in Memphis,TN.
Here is our friend Craig's cousin's office in NYC with an MRS original Get It Girl piece. Click the title of this blog post to read more about Art of MRS and where to view my work right here on the site. The holidays are coming up! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.orgRead More
In March of this year (2016), Marcella was nominated for a United States Artists Fellowship which (if selected) awards $50,000 to each individual nominated artist to use as they see fit for their career. Only 500 professional artists in the United States of America were nominated. Nominees submitted applications in Spring 2016 and the recipients were announced in early November.
45 artists ranging across all disciplines (music, visual art, dance, literature, etc.) were each awarded the $50,000 grant. Marcella was extremely honored to be nominated and considered.
We want to congratulate all the recipients in all fields; what a wonderful opportunity and experience! Marcella was so honored to just be a part of it and be nominated. Read more about USArtists hereRead More
Nov 11 2016
It was such a huge honor to be a part of this amazing day of music making and songwriting with new friends in Boulder, CO. All ages welcome. What a wonderful experience it was!! Click the heading of this NEWS post in white text to find out more!Read More
We are so flattered to be recognized in this year's Indie Memphis Film Festival, and nominated for the Hometowner Award. The production team we worked with Edward Valibus at Courdoroy Wednesday Films had a few selections in the film fest this year! We are so happy for them and their success. Read more about Edward's work here. Read more about our nomination hereRead More
Here's a picture taken by Andria Lisle, (author, DJ and Associate Curator at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art) of Marcella, Al Kapone, and Terrence Bishop on the main stage at Loflin Yard. October 8th. WEVL 89.9 40Fest, WEVL celebrated 40 years of existing as the Mid- South's only listener supported independent, volunteer radio station. Read more about the evening in this News post, click the title. Read more about about WEVL here. Read more about Al Kapone here.Read More