Anita Bear Sandwina

Anita sings and plays guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, and harmonica. Her earthy, roots style comes from her childhood on the plains of Iowa. Her playful, beautiful songs invite us to discover our own inner landscapes. This musical ‘swiss army knife’ is known for her high energy, heartfelt performances and childlike wonder. Years of honing her craft in bands, most recently, Spark & Whisper, have turned her into a compelling force of nature on stage.

 

Megan McLaughlin

Megan sings and plays guitar and mandolin. She has spent years at Irish sessions, both as the backbone on guitar and stepping out the jigs on the mandolin. You can hear this influence in her songs which range from funky, groove-oriented rock to poignant ballads, using standard, DADGAD and CGDGCD tuning. She is known for her clear, powerful voice and her  innovative guitar playing.

Tom Kuhn

Tom sings and plays double-bass, adds mouth percussion, and raises the average Muser height to 5’7”. His bass arrangements include percussive slaps and beautiful bowing as he holds down the bottom and the beat. Tom dabbled in piano and tuba in his younger years, and now realizes, the fewer strings, the better. He previously played in folk, bluegrass, and Americana bands: The Keepers, The Moonshiners, Wildflower, and Late Harvest.