The Kingsmen (no relation to the 1960s San Diego band by the same name) formed in the early 2000s as a band of autistic teen musicians whose musical mentors are Angela Neve and Rachel Gant, of the Music Therapy Center of California. Locals who have played with the Kingsmen include Steph Johnson and John Cooper of the Howls.
MembersCharlie Poole: Keyboards Vocals
Reid Moriarty: Keyboards Vocals
Kent Makings: Keyboards Vocals
Conor Dawson: Drums
RIYLJack Johnson, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Steve Poltz
InceptionSan Diego , 2008
InfluencesJack Johnson, Angela Neve, Veronica May, John Mayer, Ingrid Michaelson, U2, Bob Marley