Weniger and Simon

Eclectic Electric Folk Age

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Weniger and Simon have been playing to audiences around North East Ohio since 1985, with our unique blend of styles and sounds, we like to call "Eclectic Electric Folk-Age Music." The majority of our music comes from the past twenty five years of pop and folk music, augmented by a substantial number of original compositions.

Instrumentation includes guitars, keyboard, harmonicas, synthesizers, recorder and pedal steel. We have performed in some of the larger bookstores, such as Borders and Booksellers, at weddings and receptions, and on restaurant patios of Gamekeepers Tavern, The Timberfire, Chagtown Cafe, Fishers in Peninsula and The Old Whedon Grille in Hudson. We have also performed at The Mustard Seed in Fairlawn and in Solon, The Zephyr and the old Brady's Cafe both located in Kent. Don't forget the Riverfront Coffee Mill located in both downtown Cuyahoga Falls as well as the new location in Green.

John Weniger has been playing music in churches, restaurants, bands and bars for over 30 years, ten of which as the leader of the "The John Weniger Band". His talent of composing music and lyric, as well as the clear warmth of his vocals, has only grown in popularity through the years.

Gerry Simon has been performing in bands in Ohio, California, the Virgin Islands, and Florida since 1968, ranging from jug, blues, country, folk, and rock and roll. His bands have shared billing with acts as diverse as Loretta Lynn and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, to Lynyrd Skynyrd, Joe Walsh, and The New Riders of the Purple Sage.