The Seventh String

Transcendental folk band The Seventh String is a collaboration of multi-instrumentalists blending Celtic, classical and rock twists into traditional American songwriting.



With the stars in her eyes (and a guitar in hand), Katharine "Stellar" Dutcher can usually be found encouraging those who cross her path to step more radically into themselves and the world. A lifelong musician, as well as a facilitator of Authentic Relating Games, Social Artistry, and Storybridge workshops, she worked in fundraising before quitting her job and hitting the road with music. A poet, songwriter, fundraiser and activist, she travels around the US, offering inspiration and activation to anyone in pursuit of a different and better world. You can follow her on Instagram & Facebook, and join her community on Patreon.


Laura Benson has been onstage since childhood. An avid fiddle player and singer, she's lived and traveled through Europe with her fiddle on her back. Music to her is the perfect exchange of culture and insight; always in search of a good jam, she's been known to show up unannounced at pubs to play til the wee-hours of the morning. She lives in the Bay Area, where she works for Patreon (supporting other independent artists), sings in traffic, and plays her part in the region's thriving traditional & folk communities. You can follow her on Instagram & Facebook, and join her community on Patreon.



Firefly Walter is a community builder at heart, walking in many worlds as a guitarist, singer, and group song-leader. She hasexplored sound her entire life, from classical clarinet to self-taught guitar, contemporary folk music, devotional chanting, jazz, and rock. Based in the Bay Area, Firefly is nearing a decade of experience with performing and leading group music at retreats, conferences, and workshops all across the United States. She has also been active in spearheading a variety of leadership-based events and organizational initiatives with networks of changemakers and heart-based entrepreneurs. You can follow her on Instagram & Facebook, and join her on Patreon.