L.J. Slavin is an award winning multi-instrumentalist well versed in a wide variety of styles. Some of the instruments L.J. plays include flute, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica, pennywhistle, banjo, guitar, autoharp, jew's harp, dulcimer and musical saw.
L.J. has done two tours of the British Isles and England with his Bluegrass band and is currently playing in a wide variety of musical projects listed elsewhere on this website. He also produced and hosted "Down Home Music Time" for National Public Radio. His jingle work includes spots for Kelloggs, McDonald's, Sears, State Farm, IL lottery and more. For more info visit http://soundsforreal.com/
Megan Wells is a story artist and a theater artist. She creates the warm intimacy of storytelling, and more. She infuses characters with living souls, and delivers the experience with delicious theatrical timing. An award-winning storyteller, Megan performs in museums and symphonies, enhances education for thousands of children, entertains families in festivals and libraries, and helps executives, actors and storytellers craft powerful stories to effect change. With over forty years experience, Megan has a vast repertoire. She tells traditional tales, multi-cultural myths, historical events, as well as personal and true stories.
Megan is also among the top literary storytellers in America. As the Artistic Director of the Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival, Ray granted Megan permission to perform his works. She is equally comfortable in the jazzier domains of Chicago's current spoken word explosion. For more info - http://meganwells.com/