Pat Simmons Jr. is a singer/songwriter raised on Maui. He has had a diverse life growing up around the world on tour with his father's band The Doobie Brothers, yet remains a true Maui local at heart, living on the family farm, always carrying the message of Aloha 'Aina (Love for the land). His music is like a lei of many flowers, influenced by Hawai'ian musicians, as well as those of his father's generation.
He has shared the stage with The Doobie Brothers, Chicago, Jack Johnson, Willie Nelson, Micah & Lukas Nelson, Trevor Hall, The Wailers, Greg Allman & more. Pat's debut 2017 album release is entitled "This Mountain". A folk-rock island blend featuring award winning Hawai'ian artist Keali'i Reichel. As well as local Hawai'ian bluesman Willie K. Pat's father, founding member of The Doobie Brothers, co-produced the E.P. on Maui. Other special featured artists include:
Elvin Bishop, the blues legend Hutch Hutchinson, bass player for Bonnie Raitt John McFee of The Doobie Brothers Bill Payne, original pianist for Little Feat John Cowan, from New Grass Revival