Family Wagon

Ryan Weiss: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric) | Bryan Bangerter: Drums, Vocals | Gareth Moore: Bass guitar | Calen Lucas: Vocals

Genre: Rock

RIYL: Dirty Sweet, Louis XIV

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Catch them under their new name, the Young Wild, when they play the next Third Thursdays at the Hard Rock Hotel's 207 Nightclub on August 21, along with Barbarian, Oliver Trolley, and resident DJs Adam Salter and Gabe Vega.

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Inception: San Diego, 2008

Influences: AC/DC, Hanoi Rocks, Faster Pussycat


Guitarist Ryan Weiss and bassist Gareth Moore met to jam with friend Bryan Bangerter who, lacking a drum kit, pounded on a cookie sheet in the basement of their college science building. The noise disrupted the reproductive cycles of lab rats, and they were told to stop. But they didn’t. And it wasn’t long before they met Calen Lucas, a corn-husking Kansan whose voice could flatten a wheat field.

In January 2013, they played a month-long Monday night residency at the Casbah. The following year, they changed their name to the Young Wild.



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