Ted is the originator of Wild Country and is the band's fearless leader. Born on the eastern seaboard, the love of country music lured him west. A lifelong musician, Ted has played with numerous groups and artists such as Hank Thompson and many others. An impressive oddity, he can play anything with strings, but is most accomplished on the double-neck pedal steel and five string banjo. Sings lead and background vocals.
The other original member of the group, Shawn was born and raised in Bayfield, CO. He began playing bass in High School, where he also starred in football and basketball. His baritone voice adds great flavor to the vocals as he covers artists ranging from Waylon Jennings to ZZ Top.
Tim joined the group in 2006 after a fifteen year hiatus from playing to raise his son. Life long resident of Durango.CO. He was raised on a ranch and rodeoed for 20 + years. Sings lead and plays rythym guitar.
Ben is a retired fireman and the most saught after drummer in the Southwest. He's played every kind of music with every kind of band for most of his life.
Classic Country / Classic Rock
Garrett began his music career at a very young age, and played lead guitar with a popular classic rock band consisting entirely of young people. With experience way beyond his years, he is the pefect fit with Wild Country. Authentic country sound and rock and roll flair!