"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. 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.