From Austin TX to the MuleKick@MAD stage, Tyler McCollum brings his style of singing & songwriting touches on the Country, Americana, Blues & Folk genres. He began playing guitar and writing at the age of 10 in his hometown of Conroe, TX and later spent formative years in Stephenville TX, Nashville TN, and now Austin TX, where he currently lives. McCollum’s devotion to crafting songs wrapped in story and imagery, offer a unique perception for the listener to enjoy. He credits many Texas songwriters as his earliest influences including Hayes Carll, Adam Carroll and Davin James as just a few of his early musical inspirations. Tyler has a new record "Backbone"available now.