Come see Bryan Elijah Smith & Jay Austin’s first show at Basic City in almost 5 years! It’ll be one for the books.
Bryan Elijah Smith is an award winning American singer-songwriter & producer based out of the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. Smith’s innate songwriting ability and haunting voice leave you with a sense of timeless nostalgia. With over 1500 songs penned and 12 independent releases crossing a wide array of genres, what gets produced has been compared to the likes of Bruce Springsteen to Gregory Alan Isakov. Smith recently won 2nd place in the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at MerleFest 2019. Smith’s song ‘In Through The Dark’ appears in a new NETFLIX series called ‘Virgin River’ which premiered December 2019. Subsequently the song was a 2020 Independent Music Awards nominee in the ‘Used In Film/TV’ category. Released in June 2021, Smith’s new album ‘Apocalyptic Blues’ will be available on CD at the show along with ‘In Through The Dark’ on vinyl. Joining Smith on tour will be Jay Austin on violin. The two have been performing together across the country since 2010 and their dynamic performance & sound will make you move your feet as much as it moves your soul.