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The Mayer Brothers Band

Photo: Jim Lund

Hans and Kit Mayer have been making music together since they were old enough to pick up guitars. Wherever they go, their mischievous groove and winning mix of heartfelt originals and carefully chosen covers always leaves audiences smiling and happy.

That live mojo has now been captured on Stay Out of the Rain, the debut studio album from the Mayer Brothers Band on Momentous Records.

Stay Out of the Rain - The Mayer Brothers Band
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Right Today - The Mayer Brothers Band
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Kit (electric and acoustic guitar) and Hans (bass, mandolin, acoustic guitar) share songwriting and lead vocals on the project. They’re joined by Mark Davini (accordion, keyboards), Tom Gibbons (guitar, bass) and Terry Nirva (drums).

Recorded by Grammy Award-winning engineer Brett Huus at his Crooked Creek studio on the Mississippi River in southeast Minnesota, the album showcases nine original songs by Hans and Kit, plus a Mayer Brothers Band take on a tune by one of their favorite songwriters. For now, the CD is available exclusively at the band's live shows.

Read more about the band and the making of the album in the La Crosse Tribune


Band members have been featured on numerous recording projects over the years. Here's a short list of select CD releases:

The Mayer Brothers Band, Stay Out of the Rain (2017) Momentous Records

Kit Mayer, Stone's Throw (2021) Momentous Records

Kit Mayer & the Careful Flies, Sporting Life (1997, remastered 2021) Momentous Records

Hans Mayer, Looking for Something (2011)

Silly Biz: Select Hans Mayer Favorites (2010)

Hans Mayer, Eastsound (2007)

Hans Mayer, Walk About (2005)

Bill Miller, Cedar Dream Songs (2004) featuring Terry and Hans

Hans Mayer, Nana's Waltz (2002)

Bill Miller, Raven in the Snow (1995) featuring Terry and Hans

CDs without links are available exclusively from the band at live gigs

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