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They say things get better with time. Dan McVeigh has been involved in the music industry for most of his life. Dan started out as a keyboard player/lead vocalist in a number of Top 40 Rock/Country music groups before working on his career as a solo artist.

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 is a two-time winner in the NSAI/CMT Song contest in the past few years.
Dan was recognized for his creative work from the City of Brampton with a 2001 Arts Acclaim Award. Dan also finished 2nd in Starquest (a country music talent competition) and 2nd in the Canadian Open Country Singing Contest (songwriting division) in 2004. Dan topped off 2004 with a nomination for future star of the year at the (OCPFA) Ontario country music awards.

Since 1994, Dan has been involved with the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) which is one of the world's largest songwriter organizations. He runs the Toronto NSAI workshop as a NSAI coordinator with Laura Ranieri. Dan owns and operates Play It Again Dan Music, a digital recording studio and music publishing company. Dan's studio produces songwriter demos and CD's for both himself and other songwriter/artists. He also produces music for Film/Television/Video productions.
 

He is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA), the Ontario Country Performer and Fan Association (OCPFA), the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals (OCFF), the

Ottawa Valley Music Association (OVMA), The Brampton Arts Council (BAC) and Society Of Composers, Authors And Music Publishers Of Canada (SOCAN).

In 2001, Dan released his debut CD "Love And Bridges". His brand new CD “Drove” has just been released to critical acclaim. His debut single, “You Are All I Dream Of”, is currently at country radio stations across Canada and was recently #1 on Canada’s premiere internet radio station, Thatscountry.com. Dan's songs have been recorded by a number of Canadian artists. He achieved chart success when Debbie Nelson released his song on Royalty Records, "Doesn't Really Matter". Dan performs at writer’s nights in the Toronto area and in Nashville, Tennessee. Dan also has a one-man show that features his original songs along with songs by artists as diverse as Garth Brooks, Eagles, John Mellencamp, Alan Jackson, Elton John, Billy Joel, Travis Tritt and more. Dan has had the pleasure of performing on stage with artists like Diane Chase, Gil Grand, Colin Amey, Jason Barry, Barry Brown, and Wendell Ferguson. For Dan McVeigh, things have gotten better with time.

CUTS

You Are All I Dream Of
(McVeigh-Ackroyd-Gibson) 2005
Dan McVeigh, Independent

Two Blanket Night (McVeigh-Walton-Howard) 2005
Myra Leblanc, Independent
www.myraleblanc.com

Power To Choose (McVeigh-Rome) 2005
Lana-Gail, Independent

Looking For A Love And It's You (McVeigh-Balec) 2005
Lana-Gail, Independent

Flying Back To You (McVeigh-Rome) 2005
Lana-Gail, Independent

Lottery Of Love (McVeigh-Joyce) 2005
Lana-Gail, Independent

Collision Course (McVeigh-Joyce) 2005
Lana-Gail, Independent

All Caught Up In Love
(McVeigh-Balec) 2005
Lana-Gail, Independent


Been There, Done That
(McVeigh-Madole) 2004
Dan McVeigh, Independent

What I'm Looking For (McVeigh-Rome) 2002
Dan McVeigh, Independent

Looking For A Love And It’s You (McVeigh-Balec) 2002
Myra Leblanc, Independent
www.myraleblanc.com

If You're Gonna Get To Heaven (McVeigh/Howard) 1998
Desi Kay, Independent
www.desikay.com

Love And Bridges (McVeigh/Walton) 1998
Miranda Jackson, Royalty Records

Doesn't Really Matter (McVeigh/Madole) 1997
Debbie Nelson, Royalty Records

The Sky's The Limit (McVeigh/Balec) 1996
David Dancer, Independent

 

 

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