PV: Why did you choose this business or line of work?
Shane: In all honesty, I feel the music and arts chose me
PV: What is your primary role or duty in your company?
Shane: Singer Songwriter/Musician and Manager for Shane Meade & the Sound.
PV: What sets you apart from your competition?
Shane: Originality, diversity, professionalism, and drive for success.
PV: What would you be doing now if it weren’t for your business, taking money out of the equation?
Shane: Probably trying to stay competitive in today’s rat race of a corporate world.
PV: What do you do for fun?
Shane: Travel, check out original live music, golf, and head to the beach with my dogs Justice & Abigale.
PV: Who or what is most important to you, personally or professionally?
Shane: Without a doubt, my family and incredible musicians who serve as the SOUND for each performance.
PV: A little secret about you that would shock those who don’t know you!
Shane: No prior singing or musical training. Political Science and Criminal Justice background.
PV: What are your personal and professional mottos?
Shane: (Personal) Live, Laugh, and Love. (Professional) Sing it like you mean it, and play it like you believe it.
PV: When you were five, what was your dream to be when you grew up?
Shane: Probably a crime fighting superhero or professional athlete.
PV: Have you achieved all or most of your dreams thus far?
Shane: Certainly not all, as I am constant dreamer, but have been able to check off a few from my bucket list.
Shane Meade is a gifted singer songwriter and catalyst behind the Tampa based soul-infused folk rock project Shane Meade & the Sound. His music captivates the imagination, and audiences connect to his inspirational lyrics and universal subject matter. His unique and soulful style helps deliver an engaging live performance that is both powerful and uplifting.
Whether it’s an intimate acoustic performance, or full-band experience with the SOUND, SMS strives to continue to create a style of music that not only passes the test of time, but builds a bridge between people and will touch the souls of all walks of life.