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Daniel Meade

Saturday 20 July
Jumpin’ Hot Stage - 1.30pm - 2.20pm


Daniel Meade is an acclaimed songwriter from Glasgow, Scotland, with a back catalogue rich in roots and country blues music. In the recent past he has toured and worked with acts such as The Proclaimers, Ocean Colour Scene, Sturgill Simpson, Old Crow Medicine Show (some of whom invited him to make an album in Nashville in 2014), Diana Jones, Pokey LaFarge, Willie Watson, Dom Flemons, Robbie Fulks to name a few.

He, as a solo artist and with his band The Flying Mules, has performed sessions on many coveted BBC radio shows such as The Quay Sessions, Another Country With Ricky Ross, BBC at The Quay (festival), and The Afternoon Show with Grant Stott. Furthermore, his songs have been played by presenters like Mark Lamarr and Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2, and his songs are a regular staple on localised BBC Scotland shows like The Roddy Hart Show and Iain Anderson Show, not to mention countless podcasts and smaller radio stations around the world. ‘Help Me Tonight’ was used in the season finale of smash hit drama ‘Baptiste’, and ‘The Day The Clown Stopped Smiling’ was used in an episode of ‘The Pets Factor’.

2018’s When Was The Last Time saw a departure from the roots based music Meade is known for, and reached no.6 on the iTunes Country Chart, reaping his best reviews to date. February 2019 saw Meade release live album ‘LIVE MULES’ with The Flying Mules, again racking up some great reviews, interest and peaking at No.1 on the Country Chart. His new album ‘RUST’ will be his 9th album release in just 8 years.