Who Is Bryan Elijah Smith?

  • Discography & Lyrics
  • Owner of Empty Sound Records
  • Endorsed by Peluso Microphone Lab
  • 2nd place winner in the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at Merlefest 2019.  Smith's song 'In Through The Dark' was 1 of 12 songs chosen from 970 national entries. Smith has been a CASC finalist 2 years in a row (past finalist include Gillian Welch, Tift Merritt & Lera Lynn)
  • Influences: Bruce Springsteen, Gregory Alan Isakov, Ben Howard, The War On Drugs, Ryan Adams, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, Ethan Johns, Kings of Leon, Nathan Moore, The Barr Brothers, Bob Dylan, Gillian Welch, CCR, Ray LaMontagne, Tom Petty, Grateful Dead, Frank Sinatra, Donnie Darko, The Rolling Stones, Dire Straits, Jeff Buckley, A.A. Bondy & many many more.  
  • Powered by Plants!
  • Lover of space, time & animals. 
  • Multi-Instrumentalist - vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, drums, bass & baritone ukulele
  • Born 1986 - Pisces
  • Manager, producer, mixing & recording engineer, booking agent, photographer & videographer
  • Part time magician
  • Glide Magazine voted Nathan Moore & Smith among the top '10 Bands That Crushed on Jam Cruise' and wrote Smith is an 'extremely talented' songwriter
  • Has written over 1,000 songs since 2004