The Bastards of Fine Arts is a new band with old roots. Formed in 2015 by songwriting 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.
The Cousins Project was born when long lost cousins Steve Mayone and Kristina Stykos met in 2006. Their grandparents were siblings, and they discovered that they were musically simpatico. Their debut album Beautiful Blood was released in 2013 to rave reviews. They’re working on their follow up to be released in 2019.