Tim Harakal’s self-taught hands are at one with the guitar strings, they have become an extension of his heart, soul, and spirit. Influenced by his favorite band Metallica, his music morphed into an acoustic art form with a pop-rock edge. He’s written and recorded 40+ songs during his college years, many times in lieu of going to class. He dropped out of his biology major with one semester to finish and began playing coffee shops, cafes, opera houses, pubs etc. in the greater Philadelphia area. Playing from a cache of 40+ original tunes with a nice balance of popular current and classic covers. He leaves his audiences feeling content, and is attracting an ever-expanding fan base. His easygoing demeanor shines through in his smooth verbal stylings as its calming properties evoke people to listen, think, and smile.
Tim Harakal has been featured as “Cream of the Crop” from Philly Rising. He was recently awarded the titles of “Best Singer/Song Writer” and “Best Lyricist” and has been featured numerous times in local print, television, and radio.