About Dan McVeigh
Dan McVeigh’s career has taken him from one part of Canada to the other. He has performed from Alberta to Newfoundland and everywhere in between to enthusiastic audiences. He started out as a keyboard player/lead vocalist in a number of Top 40/Country music groups before working on his career as a solo artist. McVeigh released his first CD (Love & Bridges) in 2001 after numerous requests from people who wanted to buy a CD after seeing him perform his live show.
Dan grew up in Renfrew, Ontario and played in local bands where he started writing songs at age 17 and has 5 Billboard songwriting awards to his credit as well as finishing 4th in the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame Songwriting Competition. He has also won 3 honorable mentions in the NSAI/CMT Song contest. Dan was recognized for his work in the arts community from the City of Brampton with a 2001 Arts Acclaim Award.
McVeigh’s current CD called “Drove” has garnered great reviews from Country Music News, which said “He certainly does impress with his songwriting, and his vocal work here is also a step up”. Country Jukebox from Germany says “An album like “Drove” couldn’t be better. He leaves a good feeling for friends of Canadian country music with his Nashville sounding album”. McVeigh achieved national radio airplay with his first single “You Are All I Dream Of”. The song went to #1 on internet radio. Since releasing the CD, McVeigh has received airplay across Europe in Germany, France, The Netherlands and Romania. Dan's songs have been recorded by a number of Canadian artists such as Debbie Nelson & Miranda Jackson on Royalty Records and by Valerie Raymond, Gayle Ackroyd, Carol Jane, Myra Leblanc and Lana Gaile. Dan performs at writer’s nights throughout Ontario and in Nashville, Tennessee by himself or with his band “North of 49”. Dan has had the pleasure of performing on stage with artists like Victoria Banks, Frank Myers, Danny Wells, Brett Jones. Thomas Wade, Tim Johnson, Diane Chase, Gil Grand, Colin Amey, Jason Barry, Barry Brown, and Wendell Ferguson.