Feel Good Festival 2019: Megan Dixon Hood

Date published: 10 August 2019

An act to watch out for, Megan Dixon Hood and her band graced this year’s Feel Good Festival’s main stage with a haunting stage presence.

The Cheshire-born 23-year-old combines poignant melodies with beautiful soaring vocals, delivering atmospheric and spine-tingling music with heartfelt lyrics.


Feel Good Festival 2019: Megan Dixon Hood


Speaking to Rochdale Online about her upcoming single, 'The Wishing Tree', Megan said: “'The Wishing Tree' is about looking after our planet; we have no planet ‘B’. It’s a message in looking after the environment from a tree’s point of view.

“It’s probably the most important track and I hope a lot of people pick up on that message.”

Addressing some of her other songs, Megan added: “'War Paint' is one I like to play because it’s so much fun, and I was very happy with the lyrics for Abigail which is based on the Arthur Miller play, 'The Crucible'. 'Athena' is about empowerment and mental stresses.


Megan Dixon Hood


Feel Good Festival 2019: Megan Dixon Hood


“There’s a meaning in all my songs and lyrics; some are very deep.”

Her music, described by Megan as alternative with folk and rock vibes, has been played on BBC Radio 2 and she's enjoyed great receptions at music festivals across the UK, including today’s Feel Good Festival, supported by her band, Jake Greville (drums), Jake Steele (bass) and Liam Morgan (guitar).


Feel Good Festival 2019: Megan Dixon Hood


Megan Dixon Hood


Rag 'n' Bone Man invited her to join him on his sell-out Manchester show back in 2015 and Megan, who's supported by BBC Introducing, released her new EP ‘Tales from the North’ in 2018.

Two of the enchanting tracks from ‘Tales from the North’ were selected for the worldwide Cafe Nero playlist and Megan has previously been named one of the top five Manchester bands and acts to watch out for.

Her next single, 'The Wishing Tree', performed at the festival, will be released later this year.

Megan has released three EPs since 2014, with one track, ‘Early Morning Riser’ recently featuring on BBC’s Ambulance series.

Photos by SKW Events, Joe Jones and Mark Pollitt.

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