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SIMS Foundation

44 East Ave. Suite 202

Austin, Texas 78701

United States

Company Description

Austin's music community has a tremendous impact on our city's economy and culture. Many of Austin's musicians struggle financially due to the unstable nature of the business. Irregular hours, hectic travel schedules, and proximity to drugs and alcohol ca ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Executive Director

Services Invested in Musicians' Support


Musician's Health Network


Master's degree


Web References (19 Total References)

Former Austin mayor Lee Cooke, SIMS ... [cached]

Former Austin mayor Lee Cooke, SIMS Foundation founding director Peyton Wimmer and former Steamboat owner Danny Crooks revealed the full lineup for "Twang Dang Doodle" concerts Oct. 11 at Threadgill's, Antone's and Cedar Street Courtyard.

The group, and the press conference, was headed by Cooke, Crooks and Wimmer.
Wimmer objected to what he called the homogenization of KUT's airways. "This is happening to public radio all over the country," he said. "They say that they are making these changes because of numbers, but the overall package is what we look at with KUT.
"We don't need to import music," he added.

Louisiana Jukebox [cached]

But, according to Peyton Wimmer, it doesn't always have to be that way.

Peyton is the director of the Sims Foundation based in Austin, Texas, a non-profit organization that offers mental health services to the music community."I treat bands like a family therapy situation," says Peyton."Everyone comes to counseling.That way it equalizes the structure & takes the initial pressure off the addicted person.It turns an antagonistic situation into a helping, 'share in the burden' condition."But why should the rest of the group have to do that?It's not their addiction."Just kicking someone out doesn't necessarily solve your problem," cautions Peyton.

KGSR FM - Radio Austin [cached]

At the Austin Music Awards 2001, Jody Denberg presents SIMS Foundation representative Peyton Wimmer with check for $132,420.80 - proceeds from the sale of "broadcasts, Vol.

At the Austin Music Awards (3/15/00) KGSR's Jody Denberg presents Peyton Wimmer of the SIMS Foundation with a check for $76,000.00 - the proceeds from the sale of "broadcasts, Vol.

FMC | Policy Summit 2003 [cached]

Peyton WimmerDirector, Doug Sahm Musicians' Health ClinicPeyton served 6 years as Director of The SIMS Foundation in Austin Tx, providing mental health services to the Austin Music Community.While at SIMS Peyton designed and implemented an strategic alliance model of mental health service.Peyton is now working to provide medical care for that same community through the Doug Sahm Musicians' Health Clinic.Peyton also sits on the Roger Kynard Erickson Trust.Roky Erickson has influenced generations of musicians.However, illness left Roky vulnerable to unscrupulous managers and record label executives who often took advantage of his condition, leaving Roky to live in poverty while others profit from his music.

Peyton WimmerDirector, Doug Sahm Musicians' Health Clinic

FMC | Newsletter [cached]

Peyton Wimmer, Former Director, SIMS Foundation

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