Ed Mc Dade

Ed Mc Dade


Whether performing in an intimate folk club, a concert hall, or an outdoor festival, Ed Mc Dade, definitely reaches the audience. He brings a warm, baritone voice, lively guitar techniques, and numerous original songs culled from his three recordings.


Ed writes and sings songs of the human condition and songs that speak to important issues of today, in a style that is insightful to satirical, stark to soulful, serious to seriously funny. He has received numerous awards for his songwriting ability (American song Festival-Los Angeles, CA., New song festival-Kerrville TX., Hank Williams song festival-Avoca, IA.). Ed McDade has appeared on radio and television in the USA and in Europe and has taken his music across the country and around the world.


"Cloak of Civility" -getting airplay on Community radio stations, college stations and internet radio. "Radio Songs" -lots of play in Europe, 2 songs with Euro Folk/Bluegrass band Nuggett. "Water Spirit" -First album with Gene Freisen of the Paul Winter Consort.

Set List

Depending upon the venue(indoor/outdoor, small/big, club/concert hall/festival), I would include my original songs, some traditional folk/blues music, and perhaps some cover songs from artists like; Bob Dylan, Mississippi John Hurt, Doc Watson, etc..