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Mike Saliani is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer from the San Francisco Bay Area. He has performed and recorded professionally for the last twenty years as a singer/songwriter and band leader with a number of Northern California bands and artists. Sharing stages with Marc Ford(Black Crowes), Ana Popovic, The Mother Hips, Garth Hudson of The Band, Whitey Morgan, Tim and Nicki Bluhm, and more. Notable venues include Petaluma Music Festival, Mystic Theater,Hopmonk Sebastopol, Sweetwater Music Hall,Great American Music Hall, Living Room NYC.

He continues to work on his craft as a musician and songwriter. Currently he performs his music as a solo and duo act. And as a full band act with Mike Saliani Band. 

Mike's sound has been described as a mix of laid back country/folk and soulful rocknroll. Mike has released three solo records independently, "Green Morning"(2007) "Dreams on Fire"(2012)and "Good Company"(2017).

A new country single "Ode to Jesse Lou" was released on April 23rd, 2021 on all major digital platforms. Mike released 4 new singles in Summer/Fall 2023. "On a Petaluma Night", "Slow Down", "Fogtown Blues", and "Cheers to the Season". He will continue to release new music into 2024. 

"Saliani's lonesome character portrait is subtle and affecting - Willie and Merle would smile upon this song [Milk This Ride]"

-  (Ben Naddaff-Hafrey, NPR)

Why is this man not famous? His songs are outstanding! Thanks for sharing your talents with us Mike!

FANTASTIC evening of original tunes!!!

 - ERIC PATRICK (Radio DJ/Musician)

Live at Elephant in the Room Sept 2021

Live at Twin Oaks Roadhouse Aug 2021

"Milk this Ride" Tiny Desk Video

Live at The Big Easy, Petaluma 


Past Venues

Great American Music Hall(SF), Slims(SF),The Living Room(NYC), Mystic Theater(Petaluma), Hopmonk(Sebastopol,Novato), Zodiacs(Petaluma)Boom Boom Room(SF),Sweetawater Music Hall(Mill Valley),19th Broadway(Fairfax), Starry Plough(Berkeley),Heavenly Village(Tahoe),Elephant in the Room(Healdsburg), Twin Oaks Roadhouse(Penngrove),Bear Valley Ski Resort(Bear Valley),Moodys Bistro(Truckee)

Past Festivals

Peacetown Music Festival(2023)

Petaluma Music Festival(2018)

Petaluma Art & Garden Festival(2017)

Taste of Petaluma Fest(2016)

O positive Festival(2016)

San Francisco PorchFest(2015)

Grass Valley Music Fest(2019)

Latest single "Ode to Jesse Lou" lyric video

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