After the success of the lights EP on Radio 501 and other Dutch stations, Peter will be visiting the Netherlands for 2 Solo Acoustic Shows this coming week. Please check the Tour tab for further information.
“When I make someone cry i’ve done my job right!”
It’s not a quote that many people would consider success, but at the back end of the ‘Lights EP’ (McVeighs debut release) was a truly emotional heart wrenching song called Dancing. Having been taken onboard by many brides as a song for a missing parent the song is was a slow burner which was totally under shadowed by the radio favorite ‘Only the World’ which received radio playlist spots across the UK & Ireland. McVeigh has a gift for honest story telling, it really is that simple.
The ‘Lights EP’ introduced McVeigh as
“The producer of choice for a growing number of Northern Irish acts, Peter McVeigh is also one of the finest songwriters operating anywhere on this island. “ – Hotpress Magazine
Finalist of the international songwriting competition 2012 & Semi Finalist in 2013 producing uplifting rock anthems & delicate acoustic tales that have made the likes of Snow Patrolʼs Gary Lightbody and Radio stations across UK/Ireland/Netherlands & Germany sit up and take notice. McVeigh makes music that we can all relate too.
Since the release of ‘Lights’ Peter was selected to play at Tennets Vital festival, playing the untapped stage on a night Headlined by Florence & The Machine & The Stone Roses. Peter was also selected as a regional finalist of Northern Ireland in the Arthur Guinness Play on the Day Showcase and completed a European Tour visiting The UK, Ireland, Netherlands & Germany.And also played shows in the USA.
A lifelong student of sounds, the Music & Music Technology Lecturer is a prolific song-writer and crafts a song or two on a daily basis. Peter is involved in collaborating with other artists from around the world as a songwriter, session vocalist, musical arranger & producer.
Set to deliver his self titled sophomore record sometime late 2013, Peter McVeigh is a name that you’ll undoubtedly associate with quality songwriting & musical ability.
No shows booked at the moment.