Strand of Oaks is the stage name for Timothy Showalter, a folk singer-songwriter from Philadelphia who, despite having a tragic past that would normally be a boon for the average folk singer, would rather not sing about himself. Instead, the attraction of Strand of Oaks' music is in its observational prowess - often bringing to light fascinating ideas about people, places and things with his music as a result. The one thing that critics and fans can't get enough of is the emotion and clarity of vision that Strand of Oaks imbues into his special brand of folk music, one that could have audiences with tears in their eyes and a smile on their face.
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