Create Your Culture Blog by Jack Simon

Travels in Europe: From Athens to Amsterdam

Part One: Exploring Athens October 14 – November 5, 2015 I went to Europe this Fall to tour with my friend Max Sugar Blanck and help promote his EP, French Cookin in the Delta, which we recorded together in Memphis in January. You can listen to some of the songs here: We were going […]

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Another day, another adventure.

The last three weeks has been a surreal experience. With a smile on my face I’ve seen beaches, mountains, and temples of Greece, countryside, cobblestone streets, and catherdals in France, and walked among canals and coffeeshops in Amsterdam. I’m thankful for every moment. I’m thankful for the friends that helped and the new ones I […]

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Poem from the road

Dream on, infinite dreamer Connected paths and pasts Stories from lives passed Through cracks in ancient bedrock Telling tales to who cares to listen Behind the symbols To find the wisdom That’s kept within Time to shed skin Begin again Jack Simon, 2015

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Reflections from Greece

I’m in Athens, Greece! Grateful. Just now getting a chance to reflect…Bristerfest #5 was a success and I’m grateful for anyone and everyone that has had anything to do with the festival since we started a few years ago. Through the unity and the music we have successfully raised over $5000 for GrowMemphis since 2011 […]

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Featured on Creative Memphis Podcast

It’s an honor to be featured on the Creative Memphis Podcast with Billy Nation and Andrew Lebowitz. Check it out on ! We talk and share info on my new book Create Your Culture, Bristerfest at Overton Square 10-10-15, building a software company EPKpage, how to turn your ideas into reality, and how to […]

Continue Reading in the Memphis Business Journal!

Wow! Exciting times. We have been working overtime to get this app developed and ready for launch on September 1st. People are signing up and testing the platform! This is big! Read the article in the Memphis Business Journal here: Brister Street Music Fest creator forms music business startup by Michelle Corbet: The entrepreneur […]

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Travels in Egypt: Cairo and Giza

In August last year I decided to go to Egypt to see the Pyramids of Giza. This was something I have always wanted to do ever since I found out about the pyramids as a child. When I decided to go I thought, “Well, if I’m already going to be all the way over there, […]

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