BASTARDS OF FINE ARTS is a new band with old roots. Formed in 2015 by songwriter veterans Matt Keating and Steve Mayone, the Bastards have amassed an impressive catalogue, debuting new songs on their popular New Song Forward Friday series. With Jason Mercer on Bass and Greg Wieczorek on Drums, the Bastards are soon to record their debut album, to be released late 2018.
Keating has established himself as one of America's great under the radar songwriters. His work is rife with clever incisive tunefulness...NPR
The stark truth is Mayone is a master songsmith. He crafts and molds his stories eloquently.Americana UK