Brian Eric Smith (born February 20, 1990) is an American musician and poet best known for his work as a solo performer. He was born in Carbondale, Illinois and moved to Canby, Oregon when he was three. According to his website, "Brian was inspired by his older brother to begin playing guitar at the age of fourteen and start recording one year later. Since then, he has written and recorded over 450 songs, toured the US west coast five times, toured South America twice, performed in over thirty European countries, created an album containing more than forty personalized songs for each of his closest friends, served as president of the Oregon State University Musicians Guild for two years, and founded his own music festival as well as DIY music collective in Corvallis, Oregon, which he operated for four years."
Brian has been on an endless tour since August 1, 2012. He is also a vegetarian.