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MikeBoydDrums / Bio

www.mikeboyddrums.com
Mike Boyd is a highly awarded 2x world champion/University of North Texas trained/member of The Recording Academy (elite) Drummer/Musician/Producer/Instructor/DJ in the Denver Metro area. Mike has performed over 715 gigs in the past 5 years, including (but not limited to) being featured at Denver's Westword Music Showcase, Denver's Underground Music Showcase, the Denver Day of Rock, the Rocky Mountain Music Festival, Channel 93.3's Big Gig, 99.5 The Mountain's Homegrown Showcase, Denver's October Fest, the Colorado Music Showcase at SXSW, Deadwood Jam, and many more. Mike has shared the stage with some of music's biggest acts including (but not limited to) The Smashing Pumpkins, Finch, Dance Gavin Dance, Marcy Playground, Cowboy Mouth, Johnny Craig, Chevelle, Everclear, and many more. Mike has worked with highly acclaimed musicians and producers including Academy Award nominated and Emmy winning producer (film) Bob Carmichael, Grammy Award nominated and Emmy winning producer (music) Matt Dalton, guitarist Kyle Browning of Drop Dead, Gorgeous, and more. Mike has toured nationally with his various bands, including three national tours with the "World Class"/World Champion Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps ('04, '05, '06). Mike is an award winning participant and educator with the Rocky Mountain Percussion Association (RMPA), Winter Guard International (WGI), the Colorado Bandmasters Association (CBA), Drum Corps International (DCI), and many more. To date Mike has published three studio records, and is currently working on new music (Mike Boyd Drums). Mike has been featured on several Denver radio stations, TV, as well as being featured in several notable magazines including (but not limited to) Denver's Westword Magazine, The Rooster, The Denver Post, as well as being featured on the cover of Drum Pro Magazine's Fall 2003 issue #2. Mike's drumming can be heard on various promotional/commercial videos, and his music has been featured by Eddie Bauer for the winter 2008-2009 ski collection. Mike is also one of the 1st ever drummers for both the Denver Nuggets (NBA), and the Denver Broncos (NFL). Mike is endorsed by Sabian Cymbals and Vater Percussion. 

Performed With
• Caramel Carmela - Post Hardcore/EDM
• Savage Henry - Pop/Rock
• Walker Williams - Country
• The Crimson Red - Rock/Metal/Electronic
• Douglas Cameron - Alternative Country
• Byron Shaw Projex - Soul/Funk/Reggae
• Jason Vigil - Pop/Rock/Alternative
• The Hate (Wire Dogs) - Punk/Rock
• The Worthingtons - Pop/Rock/Alternative
• Indigo Mother - Classic Rock
• Stu Miller - Pop/Rock/Singer Songwriter
• Nevermind The 90's - Pop/Rock/Alternative
• The Tripping Griswolds - Classic Rock/Pop
• Starkey Entertainment - Various

Shared the Stage With
• Anberlin
• The Animal In Me
• Bleach Blond
• Blood On The Dance Floor
• The Bunny The Bear
• Chevelle
• Consider Me Dead
• Cowboy Mouth
• Dance Gavin Dance
• Darling Thieves
• Davey Suicide
• The Epilogues
• Finch
• Flobots
• Johnny Craig
• Marcy Playground
• Outline In Color
• The Smashing Pumpkins
• Tickle Me Pink

Performing Member
• Denver Nuggets Drum Line - snare 2015
• Denver Broncos Drum Line - snare 2003 - 2007
• Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps - snare 2004, 2005, 2006
• Blue Knights Indoor Percussion Ensemble - snare 2002 - 2003
• University of North Texas A Line - snare 2004 - 2005
• Northglenn Percussion Theatre - snare/section leader 2000 - 2003 

Awards
• Total Awards as a performer (Championship comps only ((regular season comps/championships not included. 20 (total) competitive seasons omitted)) = 59 *(HCD) = Highest Competitive Division*.
• 13 Gold (5 Store Championships ((HCD)), 7 State Championships ((HCD)), 1 World Championship ((HCD)).
• 8 Silver (6 State ((HCD)), 2 World ((HCD)).
• 2 Bronze (1 State ((HCD)), 1 World ((HCD)).
• 31 Finalist (5 Store ((HCD)), 13 State ((HCD)), 13 World ((HCD)).
• 1 "pass free" Championship (HCD).
• 1 Fred Sanford "High Percussion" Award (HCD).
• 1 Luis Armstrong "Jazz" Award - NGHS.
• 1 Director Award for Band - NGHS.
• 1 DCI Age Out Award (HCD). 

Discography
• The Beginning - Mike Boyd Drums 2015
• Till Death Do Us Party - Caramel Carmela 2014
• Never Ever Dreamed (my life would be this good) - Brian Fowler 2013
• Step Lively - Savage Henry 2009
• Live @ The Soiled Dove Underground - Savage Henry 2008

TV Appearance
• Group performance/Interview PBS - Caramel Carmela 
• Music performance KWGN the Deuce - Savage Henry
• Music performance KWGN the Deuce - Jason Vigil 
• Texting While Driving CBS Denver - Mike Boyd 
• Group performance CBS Denver - Northglenn Percussion Theatre 

Radio Appearance
• 93.3 Locals Show - Caramel Carmela 
• 93.3 Locals Show - Savage Henry
• Live Performance 99.5 The Mountain - Savage Henry
• x2 Live Performance Mix 100 Dom and Jane Show - Savage Henry

Percussion Instructor
• High Country Brass Drum and Bugle Corps 2013 - 2014
• Pomona High School 2014
• Evergreen High School 2012 - 2013
• Lakewood Senior High School 2009 - 2012
• Alameda High School 2009 - 2010
• Northglenn Senior High School 2004, 2006
• Broomfield High School 2004
• Columbine High School 2004

Percussion Instructor on Volunteer Basis
• Northglenn Senior High School
• Columbine High School
• Broomfield High School
• Legacy High School
• Longmont High School 

Education
• North Texas University - Sophomore
• Northglenn High School - Graduate

Endorsements
• Sabian Cymbals - Regional Endorsement
• Vater Percussion - Education Endorsement 

Contact
Mike offers drum tracks and lessons. For more information, music, videos, dates, contact Mike at Mike@MikeBoydDrums.com

General Info

Band Members
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Artist Name
MikeBoydDrums
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/mikeboyddrums
Genres
Experimental / Pop / Rock

Contact Info

Location
Denver, CO

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