Filmed by Johnny Vega Produced by Russell Broom
David Bradford is an powerful acoustic singer/songwriter from Calgary, Alberta. Originally from the U.S., David connected with words and music at an early age, as a means to channel his struggle with abandonment and his fiercely religious upbringing. The result is a sincere, empathic storyteller. After his move to Calgary in ’06, David began playing upwards of 90 plus show’s a year, cutting his teeth playing clubs, corporate events, restaurants and bars.
In 2016, David enlisted Juno Award Winning producer Russell Broom, to produce David’s first EP “(Cry in Your Sleep)”, recorded in Calgary at Broom Closet Studios. This was David’s first real taste of studio recording, and a formidable time in his development as a songwriter and artist. In 2018 David recorded a Country EP with Russell Broom entitled "It's Okay.” The single from that EP “It’s Okay” has gone on to be nominated for the YYCMA Country Recording of the year category; as well as receiving an “Honourable Mention” in the Unsigned Only global songwriting competition based out of Nashville. This song was selected out of 6,000 worldwide submissions.
David Bradford is among Canada’s most proficient unsigned songwriters. With over 500 songs to credit, he is a “song a day” writer, with seemingly endless ideas for catchy riffs, melodies and profound lyrics. He has worked with Emmy award winning producer Jamie Houston from Nashville and cowritten the song "Make it to the Diamond” also produced by Russell Broom. A song that has been selected for Spotify's "Down Home Country" playlist. A playlist that spotlights new and popular Country songs.
Want to learn more about David Bradford, his music and tour dates? Don’t hesitate to get in touch.