Hey Yinz Guys!

Bryan has been making music in Western Pennsylvania since 1997.  He ties his unique appreciation for a diversity of styles to his work; a work that has elements of classic Country, Appalachian roots, Alt Country, Americana, Political, Traditional and Protest Folk. Saying his first love is and will always be punk rock, its obvious to the initiated that he delivers a punk rock sense of passion into his work. He is Union Ironworker, Arborist and  musician. This combination fuels him, and his lyrics, with a firm sense of blue collar pragmatism. One part Prine, two parts Guthrie, a dash of Cash, a drop of Strummer, and garnished with Branan; Bryan's songs run the gambit from introspective to downright silly. Bred in Pittsburgh- his self proclaimed style "Coal Dust Country, Rustbelt Rock and Soul, Rhythm and Booze"  typifies this diverse mix but also showcases a witty, impassioned and edgy Steel Town Troubadour.

There are no upcoming events right now.

Two new video's on Youtube 

I'm trying out my new Zoom Q4, still getting the hang of it and seeing what it can do, but here are two brand new to you songs uploaded on to Youtube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cIYwXpxEwE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-t5jMEG6jXI

The 2 E.P's 

The Release of my 2 Ep's Coal Dust Country & Rustbelt Rock and Soul will be Saturday, Jan 24. at Howlers. Digital Copies can be found on my Bandcamp site.

Site Launched 

Launched the new site today! Make sure you keep stopping by for more updates of shows, songs and content. In the mean time check out Bryan McQuaid on Facebook, Bandcamp and Reverbnation.

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Distruct orecords
Bryan McQuaid is the founder and primary artist of Distruct-O Records.
DIY
Get it done while you still can, the Robots are coming!

Founded in Pittsburgh
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*cover photo by Carson Camp at Basecamp Photography, damn sight cropped the watermark off!