Continuing our monthly Local Legends Series is a group new to the scene but you wouldn't know that just by listening to them! Mike and the Mashers is an eclectic group of musicians that put on a fantastic show with incredible music. This ticketed event is one you won't want to miss and is open to an in-person audience only.
ABOUT MIKE AND THE MASHERS
Mike and the Mashers is a group of musicians based out of Cedar Falls, IA. The group is still in its infancy, but collectively they've been playing in various musical acts for decades.
Guitarist and lead singer Mike Staebell has played in various Iowa bands over the years, including Stable Daze, Pork Tornadoes, and Towncrier. He's enjoyed a successful solo career, playing acoustic shows at locations all over the state. He has also accompanied his father and Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Mick Staebell on stages large and small since his youth. Davis Michaelsen (keyboards + vocals) is a multi-instrumentalist, and met Mike in the early 2000s when he played bass for Stable Daze. He has toured extensively with popular bands—-most notably Bob Dorr and the Blue Band. Robert Scott (bass) is a mainstay in the local music scene, both as a musician, producer, and sound engineer. He, along with drummer AJ Austin lay a solid foundation of funk, blues, and rock that perfectly compliment Mike and Davis' distinctive musical style.
Together, the four close friends blend a variety of covers with originals, and are known for their creative song mashups. On any given night you'll hear a variety of genres that span several decades. Their sense of humor and enthusiasm perfectly compliment their creativity and musicianship. Regardless of your musical tastes, you're sure to enjoy both the variety and virtuosity of their sound.
The Local Legends Series is a monthly concert series where your favorite hometown acts will take to the Great Hall stage for programming that's fun, fresh, and bold. The Local Legends Series breaks the traditional mold for programming you might expect to see at the Gallagher Bluedorn. What sweetens the experience even more is that you know you're supporting local by attending a Local Legends show.