“The laid-back, relatable singer is a staple in Chicago’s kindie music circuit and his performances mix classic children’s songs, covers of mainstream ditties and original tunes.” – Red Tricycle
“Indie kid act Mr. Dave belts out catchy tunes with traces of punk and new wave influences.” – Time Out Chicago Kids
Dave Hamilton, a.k.a. Mr. Dave, is an American singer songwriter of adult and children’s music. Growing up in Central Illinois, Dave’s love of music began at an early age. After performing as a finalist on Ed McMahon’s Star Search, he picked up the guitar to forward his songwriting. His latest album, Crow & Raven, is being featured on FOX and CBS TV Shows for the 2014 season.
Mr. Dave has an organic way of connecting with children and adults alike. His simplistic approach to writing and performing introduces the world of music in an uninhibited way. A positive force in the industry, Mr. Dave currently lives in Chicago where he has taught at The Old Town School of Folk Music for almost 10 years.