Drink Flamingo Project (DFP) is Craig Moritz and Tyler Whelan. Summertime, feel good, tropical music with a country-rock edge. It’s a mashup of some of their favorite musical influences including Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, The Bellamy Brothers and more! Tyler and Craig are long-time friends who started their musical journey together when they formed their very first band, Tailgate.
Though the band only lasted a couple years, it was a crucial part of the foundation that would eventually come full circle in the future!
Tyler and Craig went in separate directions as solo artists all the while remained great friends, often sharing the stage together as singer songwriters. What they began to notice was a special chemistry forming every time they shared the stage together. Not only did they feel that on-stage chemistry, but so did their collective audiences, Fans would often say “when are you guys going to team up and do a project together?” That chemistry also leaks into their co-writing, 80% of the DFP songs are co-written by Moritz and Whelan alongside some of Nashville’s biggest hitmakers!
Several years later in 2018, the idea for “Drink Flamingo Project” was conceived. This wasn’t just an impulsive idea but rather a collective cohesive plan between two musical friends. The main concept is fun! Whether it’s songs, the shows, the merchandising associated with the DFP brand, fun’s the word!
Fresh out of the studio with multi-award winning, super talented producer Jason Barry, DFP’s debut album is coming at ya early 2019! DFP is also gearing up for their first official show as part of The Island Time Music Festival on beautiful Isla Mujeres, Mexico!