Peyton Wimmer

Peyton Wimmer

Director at SIMS Foundation

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P.O. Box 2152, Austin, Texas, United States
HQ Phone:
(512) 472-1008

General Information


Executive Director - Services Invested in Musicians' Support


Master's degree - education , 


Founder - Musician's Health Network

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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.

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Louisiana Jukebox

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.

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KGSR FM - Radio Austin

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.

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