"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. 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.
World Science Fiction Convention, Dublin, Ireland
Aug 15 4:30 pm Point Square Warehouse 2
Aug 17 1:00 pm Convention Center Dublin Wicklow 2A