Singer|songwriter Joy Zimmerman's soulful vocals and original music dance effortlessly
from poignant to hilarious to compelling to joyful -- round-trip guaranteed!

With folk rock as a springboard, Joy dives into the everyday and the extraordinary.

 

Can't wait to share the brand new songs from To the Girl with you! Touring in support of the new album in Minnesota, Oregon, Michigan, New Mexico, Iowa, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri. Hope to see you at one of the shows down the road...

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A speedy glimpse inside Weights and Measures Soundlab during the recording of Joy Zimmerman's new album, To the Girl.
Special thanks to Nicholas Sloan for his GoPro footage. Video by Linda Dill. Minute and a Half - words & music by Joy Zimmerman, copyright 2013. 

 

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Looking forward to teaming with Nebraska singer|songwriter Hope Dunbar for a Open Range Concert under the stars on Friday, June 7th. More Joy & Hope collaborations to come...  

latest blog

Note by Note: Messy Girl | No. 16 | 6.5.19 
How messy are you? 
Me? A whole bunch. 

I distinctly remember the image that prompted Messy Girl. As I opened the rear door of my minivan, I surveyed the slew of dried-up snack fragments, mismatched sports equipment, miscellaneous papers, a rogue sock or two….and I knew dust bunnies ran amok and laundry baskets overflowed at home. 

Some of this was due, of course, to the condition known as Parenting Young Children. But now that I’ve tamed the dust bunnies and traded in the van with seatbelts gummed up by raisins, there’s still a larger issue: my messy mind...read more

 

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Wanting my younger self to know that all would be well, To the Girl became a love letter to myself during chapters of challenge and change. “All the strands are being woven and tossed….”

shows

Date Event Location
 —  — The Healing Power of Sound Vibrations - Joy Zimmerman and Riva Capellari Turning Point, Leawood, Kansas Turning Point, Leawood, Kansas
 —  — Ankeny House Concert, Ankeny Iowa - Joy & Jimmy Ankeny, IA Ankeny, IA
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy, Joy and Nicholas Kansas City, MO Kansas City, MO
 —  — An Evening on the Trail: Joy Zimmerman and Erika Marksbury Harmon Park, Prairie Village, Kansas Harmon Park, Prairie Village, Kansas
 —  — The J Bar - Joy & Jimmy Embassy Suites, Olathe, KS Embassy Suites, Olathe, KS
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy, Joy , John and Nicholas Kansas City, MO Kansas City, MO
 —  — Fence Stile Wine Cave 2019 Acoustic Music Series - Joy Zimmerman Excelsior Springs, MO Excelsior Springs, MO
 —  — Trago Bar & Tapas - Joy Zimmerman Kansas City, MO Kansas City, MO
 —  — Santa Marta 4th of July Celebration - Joy Zimmerman  
 —  — The J Bar - Joy & Jimmy Embassy Suites, Olathe, KS Embassy Suites, Olathe, KS
 —  — Lenexa Farmers Market - Joy & Jimmy Lenexa, KS Lenexa, KS
The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy, Joy and Nicholas Kansas City, MO Kansas City, MO
Music, Puzzles and More - Joy Zimmerman Turning Point, Leawood, Kansas Turning Point, Leawood, Kansas
 —  — McMenamins Hotel Oregon, Cellar Bar - Joy Zimmerman McMinnville, Oregon McMinnville, Oregon
 —  — An Evening on the Trail: Joy Zimmerman & Erika Marksbury J.L. Kiff Vineyard, McMinnville, OR J.L. Kiff Vineyard, McMinnville, OR
First Baptist Church of McMinnville - Joy Zimmerman McMinnville, OR McMinnville, OR
 —  — Plaza Live Series - Joy, Jimmy, John and Nicholas Country Club Plaza - Penguin Court Country Club Plaza - Penguin Court
 —  — The J Bar - Joy & Jimmy Embassy Suites, Olathe, KS Embassy Suites, Olathe, KS
 —  — Overland Park Farmers' Market - Joy & Jimmy Overland Park, Kansas Overland Park, Kansas
The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy, Joy, John and Nicholas Kansas City, MO Kansas City, MO