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.
Keepin it short n sweet....THIS IS THE BEST BAND EVER.....THE COUNTRY MUSIC IS PERFECT!!!! I will travel near n far to see them. Worth the gas... cant say enough. ...
went to see them at the rocking for the troops execellent country my kind of music
I am the owner of Harmony's in Meriden and I had the pleasure of having Wastin' Bullets perform on Sat. Nov. 24th 2012! I will keep it short.....TOTALLY AMAZING!!! From the their prompt arrival to their great personalities to their awesome musical talents they are fantastic!! They are very professional and very engaging with the audience!! They put on a great show and delivered on every level!! I can't wait for them to come and perform at Harmony's Catch A Wave again!! Thank you very much Wastin' Bullets!! I wish you many years of success!! See you soon!
These guys are the real deal, They play real country music that no one else plays. The wife and I had a great time. We weren't expecting to find this kind of music in a local bar in CT. Just an awesome band!
Just caught them on the Bridgeport/port Jeff ferry
They are terriffic!
Price Range: $600 and up
Gig Length: 180 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
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!
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.
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
|Ken Desjardins||Lead Vocals|
|Fran Massucci||Lead Guitar and Vox|
|Roland Labrie||Bass and Vox|
|Trevor Reilly||Pedal Steel|
|Rob Turcotte||Rhythm Guitar|
Influences & Inspiration
Dale Watson, Jamey Johnson, Reckless Kelly, George Strait,