Ryan Zimmerman is a singer/songwriter from Long Beach Island NJ. He is a roots musician dedicated to his craft of songwriting and performing live. Ryan started his music career on the Jersey Shore,where he currently calls home. An avid music fan and performer Ryan draws his influence from early roots performers up to todays consummate guitar players and singers. His windmill rhythmic guitar style is reminiscent of Ritchie Havens and his deep room filling voice summons Mark Sandman.
Currently gigging and writing ,Ryan will be preforming this summer in and around the North East and New England area supporting his new EP "Ephemeral as a Kiss",recorded this last fall in Asbury Park with the help of Pete Steinkopf of The Bouncing Souls. Ryan also just finished recording two new singles again with Mr. Steinkopf at the helm and will be releasing them soon. A run of shows is in the works for Southern Texas this fall as well as a full winter tour of the South East States in early '09.
Ryan has toured extensively on both coasts opening for Zach Deputy, The Hope Social Club, Michael Allman, American Trappist and Eric Kramer. He has also headlined his own events which he produces and promotes himself nationwide.