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The Wandering V’s

The Wanderings V’s are an original alt-country folk rock band, based out of Calgary, Alberta Canada. With a broad selection of well known Canadian musicians filling in at each show, The Wandering V’s are a versatile band that appeals to a wide audience. The Wandering V's continue to perform their unique sound of original catchy roots music throughout Western Canada.

BIO’s

Craig Rex grew up in a small town in southern Manitoba. His father was a farmer and his grandfather worked on the railroad. Craig lived and played in Winnipeg before moving out west, and is presently living in Calgary Alberta. He writes the material, sings, and plays the acoustic guitar.

Bill Zulak plays violin. Bill is an exceptional musician who draws attention whenever he plays. Bill hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada where he played with several bands, including The Crash Test Dummies, and shared stages with Lynyrd Skynyrd, April Wine, and even with the legendary Conway Twitty.

Tim Leacock has played in bands including The Co-Dependents, National Dust, Beautiful Joe and The Burners, Leacock now finds himself playing with The Wandering V’s and adding to the rich tapestry of sound.

Lance Loree, also known as Uncle Thirsty, plays lead guitar and adds a lot of color, humour, and tasty guitar licks to the sound. Lance has played with several bands, including Jr. Gone Wild, The Alien Rebels, and Washboard Hank.

Pat Phillips plays drums, and hails from Thunder Bay Ontario. He's played with several bands and has been a great addition to The Wandering Vs.

Ross Watson has been playing with the band for the last year and a half. After playing drums for many years for people like Billy Cowsill in the Co-Dependents and Beautiful Joe and one-offs with Bo-Didley and Nick Lowe. He has many years of touring experience and has played on over 30 cd's since the mid-'90's.

John Dunn is a drummer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter. John has played and recorded with numerous bands including Diamond Joe White, Valdy, and The Original Caste, The Boomers, Next Year and the Silver Eagle and others.

Tim Williams has played drums for many bands throughout Calgary.

Contact Info:
Craig Recksiedler
448 Canterbury Drive SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2W 1J3
Telephone: (403) 238-4116
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Website: www.wanderingv.com

 
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