Mike Beck and The Bohemian Saints is an irresistible old fashioned guitar band, comprised of respected guitarist and songwriter, Mike Beck, and San Francisco Bay Area guitarist, Tom Ayres, backed up on bass by Marty Lydon, and on drums by Paul Montgomery. The band has played together since 2002, and no matter where the band performs, their large loyal fan base follows. Mike has also performed in numerous solo acoustic shows over the years, and he always provides an outstanding show. Two of his songs were listed in the “13 Best Cowboy Songs of All Time” in the April, 2009 issue of Western Horseman (“In Old California” and “Don’t Tell Me.”) The band's music is frequently aired on all five of the popular California KPIG Radio stations (www.kpig.com) throughout California (including Monterey/Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo, Chico and the San Francisco Bay Area) and via the station's popular Internet site. The music of Mike Beck and The Bohemian Saints has also been heard throughout the United States and internationally, including NPR Radio, CBC, Sirius and the BBC, among others. Their enjoyable original material, primarily composed by Mike Beck, reflects the band's love of the Byrds, Burrito Brothers and the Rolling Stones. Their popular onstage live shows reflect the energy of the Grateful Dead. The band's top professional musicians provide outstanding shows in bars, coffeehouses, folk clubs, schools, festivals, and at corporate events. Born and raised in Monterey County, California, at age 13, Mike Beck went to the Monterey Pop Festival and liked what he heard. He picked up a guitar and never looked back. Since that time, he has been composing and performing a wide array of folk, rock and Americana music. Mike's songs reflect his life as a professional musician and a working cowboy in Montana and Carmel Valley near Big Sur.