College Bookings

Hi! My name is Tad Dreis, and I play indie folk-pop with heart and a sense of humor, plus a rocking harmonica. I’m also an experienced music teacher who specializes in working with groups of beginners. Here’s what I offer…

Concert and Workshop – $650
– Sixty to ninety-minute live solo acoustic show.
– Your choice of Beginner Harmonica Workshop or Songwriting Workshop.
– FREE harmonicas for first ten students at harmonica workshop.
– FREE songwriting instruction booklets for songwriting workshop.

Here’s some of my original music:

To book Tad Dreis for a solo acoustic gig, call (919) 593-5981,
or send me an email.

Here are some cover songs:

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons
Mary Jane’s Last Dance – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Me & Julio Down By the Schoolyard – Paul Simon

My Credentials
– Performances at over 60 colleges and universities
– Nominated 2006 “Best Solo Act” by member schools of APCA
– Showcasing Artist at NACA and APCA
– Four original CDs
– Twelve years experience teaching guitar and harmonica

More Cover Songs – 2000s to 1950s
Pumped Up Kicks – Foster the People
Dog Days Are Over – Florence & the Machine
Dynamite – Taio Cruz
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Rolling in the Deep – Adele
I Gotta Feeling – The Black Eyed Peas
Oh My God – Ida Maria
Viva La Vida – Coldplay
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Kids – MGMT
Skinny Love – Bon Iver
Boulevard of Broken Dreams – Green Day
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Clocks – Coldplay
Float On – Modest Mouse
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) – Green Day
New Slang – The Shins
Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show
Hey Ya! – OutKast
I Will Follow You Into the Dark – Death Cab for Cutie
Daughters – John Mayer
The Middle – Jimmy Eat World
Waiting Wishing – Jack Johnson
Such Great Heights – The Postal Service

What I Got – Sublime
1979 – Smashing Pumpkins
If It Makes You Happy – Sheryl Crow
Wonderwall – Oasis
All I Wanna Do – Sheryl Crow
Buddy Holly – Weezer
Last Dance with Mary Jane – Tom Petty
Mr Jones – Counting Crows
Rain King – Counting Crows
Learning to Fly – Tom Petty
Man on the Moon – R.E.M.
Come as You Are – Nirvana
Losing My Religion – R.E.M.
Lovesong – The Cure
Wicked Game – Chris Isaak
Here Comes Your Man – The Pixies

Faith – George Michael
Jane Says – Jane’s Addiction
Diamonds on the Soles of Their Shoes – Paul Simon
Kiss – Prince
Please Please Let Me Get What I Want – The Smiths
This Charming Man – The Smiths
Land Down Under – Men At Work
On the Road Again – Willie Nelson
Pancho & Lefty – Willie Nelson
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic – The Police
Tainted Love – Soft Cell
Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division

Just What I Needed – The Cars
More Than a Feeling – Boston
Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain – Willie Nelson
Werewolves of London – Warren Zevon
Tangled Up In Blue – Bob Dylan
Fire and Rain – James Taylor
Tiny Dancer – Elton John
Stuck in the Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
Coconut – Nilsson
Me & Julio Down By the Schoolyard – Paul Simon
Rocket Man – Elton John
Sweet Baby James – James Taylor
Friend of the Devil – The Grateful Dead
Heart of Gold – Neil Young
Horse With No Name – America
Lola – The Kinks
Ripple – The Grateful Dead
The Weight – The Band
Up On Cripple Creek – The Band
Moondance – Van Morrison

Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones
You Can’t Always Get What You Want – Rolling Stones
Space Oddity – David Bowie
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
Blackbird – The Beatles
I Will – The Beatles
Rocky Raccoon – The Beatles
People Are Strange – The Doors
I’m A Believer – The Monkees
Mrs Robinson – Simon & Garfunkel
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
I’ve Just Seen A Face – The Beatles
Norwegian Wood – The Beatles
She Belongs To Me – Bob Dylan
You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away – The Beatles

I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly

I’d love to talk with you about your events.
Call me at (919) 593-5981
or send me an email.