Joy Zimmerman with Ryan Dugan
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Joy Zimmerman with Ryan Dugan captivate audiences with dynamic vocals, dazzling instrumentals, and stellar harmonies. Their shows are a soulful mix of Joy's award-winning original songs and re-imagined classic tunes.
Joy Zimmerman is a soulful singer-songwriter known for compelling vocals, award-winning songs, and engaging performances. A touring musician based in Kansas City, Joy recently released “To the Girl”, her sixth album of original music. Joy is a multi-instrumentalist whose eclectic music might best be described as soulful acoustic.
Born with a tooth on Shakespeare’s 400th birthday, Joy’s musical path began with violin lessons before kindergarten. After her own children went to kindergarten, Joy discovered songwriting and her solo voice while taking up the guitar. Now her songwriting awards include an American Songwriter Lyric Contest Honorable Mention and ten Walnut Valley Festival NewSong Showcase wins.
Joy has recorded three albums in Nashville and three in Kansas City. Home and way, she enjoys performing solo, in a duo, and with a full band. Joy is also an engaging presenter who weaves music with themes of resilience, gratitude, and creativity.
The Warming House
4001 Bryant Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55409