MaMuse Framed Photo


“Ma” as in Mamma; “Muse” as in ‘the one who inspires,’ is sweet soul, folk revival served with a playful splash of uplifting lyrics in haunting harmony.

This merry duo (Sarah Nutting and Karisha Longaker), weave voices like a Celtic knot upon a sparse instrumental pallet of upright bass, guitar, mandolins and flutes. Original songs transmitted through the heart and infused with improvisation and storytelling, leave audiences softened and singing along. Creating beauty and magic wherever they go, MaMuse is what a meadow would sound like if it could sing.

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Here is a newly recorded version of our most popular song “Hallelujah” as performed on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion. Feel free to download and share it. You can also vote for us in their annual Duet Singer Competition! Thanks for your exuberance and support of our music!

Hallelujah – MaMuse (via Bandcamp)

MaMuse on Prairie Home Companion Oct 20th

MaMuse is honored to have been selected to perform in St. Paul at the Fitzgerald Theater this Saturday October 20th on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion Duet Conteset!!  How very exciting Indeed! You can tune in live by checking the official PHC website. The show will air live 5pm Central Time (3pm pacific Time) this Saturday. If you wish to vote you may do so from your home computer. Check the web site listed above for details.  Thank you all for all of your love and blessings over the years, we are feeling held in the best way possible.

Sarah and Karisha

“Integration of the Awkward”

We leave Friday for our Integration of the Awkward Tour! Please come and see us! We want to see you and your silly, awkward faces too!

MaMuse Thanks You

We thank you!

MaMuse – Natural Order

MaMuse singing “Natural Order”, barefoot in Bidwell park.

All The Way

MaMuse begins their cross country tour @ Lady fest 2008 in Nevada City Ca.