Name: Dagmar
Members: Gemma Cohen (vocals, bass), Miranda Mallard (vocals, keys, guitar), Dana T (vocals, guitar), Justin LeDuc (drums, percussion)
Contact: webpage / bandcamp / facebook / youtube / instagram


PRESS PHOTO (credit: Juliet Jarmosco)

PRESS PHOTOS (credit: Colin Buzza)

Dagmar is an indie classical, harmony driven band currently based out of Iowa. A new music project with history, Gemma Cohen (vocals, bass) and Miranda Mallard (vocals, keyboard, guitar) are Dagmar’s core. They have attained sister status after having sung together for over 8 years in the trio Rock Paper Scissors. Now a duo, and anchored in their prairie homeland, Gemma and Miranda create original music rocking their curly manes. Harmonies continue to be a staple for this duo along with influences ranging from Phillip Glass to the Fleet Foxes. Dagmar’s sound is raw, challenging, a vulnerable vocal driven exposition of Medieval harmonies and uncrumpled diaries.

Dagmar is blessed to share the stage with golden boys Dana T and Justin LeDuc. Dana adds sugar, spice, and lots of things nice with his guitar and array of pedals. Justin tackles complex time signatures of songs written in 11/4 and beyond; with a smile on his face, drumming like he belongs to Mensa.

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