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Dave Tamkin Gives Us All The Feels With "Bleeding Orange"

Inspired by a unique combination of Tom Petty songs and the great Monarch butterfly migration, "Bleeding Orange" is an uplifting song about finding your passions in life while disguising the truth about what it really takes to achieve your dreams. "I was driving from Omaha to Kansas City and my windshield collided with an unusual amount of butterflies [due to the Monarch butterfly migration]. After pulling over and cleaning off the dreams of what seemed like hundreds of butterflies, I turned on my radio and "Running Down a Dream" by Tom Petty filled my speakers. I thought about how running down my dream as a songwriter. I'm running down the dreams of all these butterflies trying to find their way home. " 


Singer - Songwriter, Dave Tamkin, has a style that is hard to resist. Unabashedly honest lyrics coupled with his own unique style of rhythmic-acoustic sounds and fresh musical vision, showcases the undeniable passion that Tamkin has for playing music. Tamkin has shared the stage with Guster, Brendan James, Rusted Root, Donavon Frankenreiter, Butch Walker, Freddy Jones Band, Eric Hutchinson, Willy Porter, Daphne Willis, and Peter Mulvey, to name a few. His recent single "Caught in Amber" garnered 30,000+ spins from his 8,800+ monthly Spotify listeners. Tamkin is praised for "collection of tracks that are sophisticated, easy-listening and radio friendly" (Marquee Magazine).



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