Why hire Wastin' Bullets?
Wastin' Bullets is a Honky Tonk band from Meriden CT. We are NOT a top 40 country band, but also not a classic country band either. We cater to those who love real country music, Texas Swing and Two Step Dancers. We cover real beer drinkin, truck drivin, honky tonk style music from artists like Dale Watson,Jamey Johnson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Kevin Fowler, Reckless Kelly and more. We occasionaly cover a handful of newer artists like George Strait, Trace Adkins, Toby Keith, Josh Turner too.
Wastin' Bullets is dedicated to keeping it country. Ken Desjardins (lead singer and guitar) has won numerous country vocalist awards from Mass to Tennessee. Fran Massucci (lead guitar and vocals) has been playing in bands since he was in high school and plays a mean tele. Trevor Reilly is a young and talented Pedal Steel player. Rob Turcotte (Rhythm guitar) is a new edition to the band, he's played with Fran as kids. Roland Labrie (bass) has been playing country guitar most of his life and is a huge Dwight Yoakam fan and Mike Vandermaelen (drums) is a very versatile drummer.
Ken Desjardins: Lead Vocals
Fran Massucci: Lead Guitar and Vox
Roland Labrie: Bass and Vox
Trevor Reilly: Pedal Steel
Rob Turcotte: Rhythm Guitar
Stephen Elliott: Drums
Dale Watson, Jamey Johnson, Reckless Kelly, George Strait,
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 180 - 240 minutes
Wastin' Bullets is a favorite among Texas Swing and Two Step dancers, And if dancing ain't your thing just come on and sit down, the whiskeys fine!
We cover. Dale Watson, Jamey Johnson, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, George Strait, Dwight Yoakam, The Mavericks, The Derailers, Reckles Kelly, Kevin Fowler, Tracy Byrd, David Alan Coe, Gary Alan, Hank III, Trace Adkins, Toby Keith, Josh Turner and more
Available for Your
Bar/Lounge, Casino, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Private Party
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