Born in London, England, Amelie Simpson is a self-taught musician. She learned how to play the guitar by watching videos on YouTube. Only 13 years old, she has performed at venues throughout California. She can frequently be found busking outside of the world-famous Ferry Building in San Francisco. She is also a regular at the historic Alameda Theater, playing before featured films on Friday and Saturday nights, as part of the Alameda's Got Talent variety show.
In March 2017 Amelie won the first monthly song competition on Justinguitar.com, for her performance of Me and Bobby McGee, competing against contestants of all ages from around the world. This summer Amelie made her debut performance at the San Diego County Fair. She often performs with her younger brother Baxter, also a self-taught musician. She credits online guitar teachers Marty Schwartz, Erich Andreas and Justin Sandercoe as her major influences.