Music for the Best Times of your LIfe


Brand New Hat is a popular Northern Ohio quartet consisting of band founder Dan McMillan (lead guitar, vocals), Dave Kennard (banjo, guitar, vocals), John Hansen (bass, vocals), and Roland Kausen (mandolin, vocals) who have been playing together for over 20 years. The band’s music spans contemporary pop to rock to bluegrass to ballad to folk to classic forties compositions. They bring a fresh style, hot playing, tight vocals, and unique interpretation to familiar songs as well as featuring numerous original compositions.

Equally comfortable playing electric loud or acoustic soft, Brand New Hat is the perfect band for your restaurant, tavern, or business/social event.




dan mcmillan

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Dan McMillan
Dave Kennard
John Hansen
Roland Kausen

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