"A mischievous guitarist and vocalist with a gift for the inimitable phrase."
— Robert Coover, The New York Times
John McDaid is a folk singer-songwriter from Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Over his 40 years of performing, he's played his geek-inflected songs at political events, science fiction conventions, and NYC venues including Speakeasy and Folk City. His songs have earned international recognition, including first place at the Ohio Valley Filk Fest 2017 and second place at FilKONtario 2019. In 2020, he took first place at the Common Fence Music community hoot. An award winning science fiction short story author, he brings a writerly focus to his lyrics, complemented by a guitar style that draws on contemporary and traditional folk.
July 3-5 NEWhere Filk Convention
Saturday, July 4,3-3:20pm
Link to come
Feb 13, 2021 The Find On 6
In the round with Snake and Lynn Bailey Witty
2953 Hartford Ave, Johnston, RI.
Doors: 7pm, show: 7:30.
No cover; donation for musicians