Dave Tate’s soulful acoustic music combines intimate and acoustic rock guitar, passionate tenor vocals, and poetic lyricism to present a unique combination of strength and intimacy. A native of the red rock desert of Zion National Park, Tate’s music is inspired by the vast spacious beauty of his homeland. Tate's intimate yet dynamic sound is similar to Dave Matthews, Paul Simon and Jeff Buckley. Lyrics rooted in themes of self-discovery are a signature of Tate's music. His graceful yet intense style combines pure, intimate vocals with dynamic acoustic guitar tones.
Since his debut of his critically acclaimed album The Solitude of Here in 2006, Tate has released six albums. Tate's artistic progression and critical acclaim has continued to rise as he's craft takes new clarity and definition. In 2007 Tate met Swedish singer-songwriter Victoria Lagerström, who came to the US from Stockholm, Sweden to write and record The Same Heart with Tate. The couple soon fell in love and, three weeks after her arrival, were married among the red rock cliffs of Zion. Lagerström never used her return ticket to Sweden. Tate and Lagerström now perform frequently as a duo, trio or with their band Many Miles. They have since embarked on several European tours in Sweden and the Netherlands. The duo
Tate has performed at numerous venues and music festivals across the US, and in Europe. When he is not on the road, writing, producing or mixing his albums, he can be found exploring the horizons of the American west, often in his own backyard of Zion Canyon.