Published: 1:08 pm, Fri. Jun. 18th, 2010Updated: 7:53 am
ARTESIA – Today at 8 p.m. David Bradley will be performing at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the box office or at artesiaartscouncil.com.
According to a press release, Bradley hails from Northern England and grew up on American country music. He has lived in Siberia and worked on oil rigs, all while honing his skills as a country performer and songwriter.
Following in his father’s footsteps, he made a life for himself as an oil engineer, uncovering places beyond the reach of common imagination, the release states. Stationed for months in the forests of Siberia and on an oil rig in the middle of the Caspian Sea, he developed a deep empathy for others who also found themselves far from the comforts and familiarities of home. Bradley found himself writing about the hopes and fears that a man must confront on his journey through life.
His new hit song is titled “Soak It Up” and is featured on his CD “Moving’ On.”
According to the release, the summertime element of “Soak It Up” is a breath of fresh air. “It makes you want to put the top down on the car or open up the window and let the wind blow through,” the release states. “You can practically smell the beach when you listen to it. The mid-tempo, perfect-for-a-roadtrip “Soak It Up” is available on Amazon and iTunes.”