Matt Bahr is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and founder of the Dancing Bones. He formed the band in the Spring of 2015 with a couple of friends from the University of Central Florida. Hooked on Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin from an early age, Matt was introduced to the "Seattle sound" in college. It was this movement that inspired him to start writing songs and playing in bands. Projects he has been affiliated with in addition to the Dancing Bones include the Vagrants and Mandala. When he isn't playing music, he enjoys surfing, practicing the martial arts, and burning insects with magnifying glasses.
David Starr was definitely born and raised. A lover of rock and roll since the beginning, he picked up the bass in high school because "everybody and his mother plays the guitar". As a teenager, he was deeply influenced by bands such the Kinks, the Animals, the White Stripes, Kings of Leon, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and the Strokes. Eventually his tastes expanded to include more funk and blues as he discovered artists like Jeff Beck and Jamiroquai. David started playing the bass with the Dancing Bones in the Summer of 2016. He continues to develop his own style by exploring the sub-genres of rock and punk music.