Brad Corrigan (born August 27, 1974) is a musician who is a member of the indie band Dispatch, which reunited in 2011 after a several year hiatus. He is often known by the stage name Braddigan and has been pursuing a successful solo effort since 2003 under that name, having released two albums independently on his own label, Third Surfer Music.
Brad has made a numerous visits to Managua, Nicaragua where poverty and social injustice is prevalent. Today, he continues his fight against the devastating living conditions there with supporting and founding the non-profit organization, Love Light & Melody. www.lovelightandmelody.org. Love Light and Melody works with the poverty in the trash dump of La Chureca in the capital city of Managua. Love, Light and Melody, a non-profit organization dedicated to battling physical, emotional and spiritual effects of extreme poverty. The Denver native believes everyone can make a difference. In his own words, “It’s never what you do in life, but the heart with which you do it."
On December 17th, 2013, Brad released his first solo album in six years. "Someday is Today" was in the making for three years. His new album is a Christian rock album, infused with reggae, rock, folk, and world music influences. Reinaldo DeJesus, percussionist from Puerto Rico, provides a landscape of rhythm and energy to serve as the primary foundation for the album alongside drummer Paul Stivitts, while Tiago Machado (Brazil) & Jonny Branch (Austin, TX) add layers of Caribbean, Flamencan, and Blues styled harmonies on bass, guitar and ukelele. The album includes a protest song called "Apology" which highlights a letter written by members of the US government to the Native American community. The letter, among other things, demanded the end of Native American oppression by the US government. Brad is half Native American (named "Happy Voice" by his tribe) and has pioneered equality initiatives over the last two decades.