Wooden Nickel Lottery is an Eastern Iowa blues/rock band full of chops and soul to satisfy fans of blues/rock. Fronted by Rick Gallo’s energetic and soulful vocals and Rich Toomsen’s high octane guitar work, WNL plays a mix of powerful original blues/rock as well as classic and contemporary blues/rock covers.
The group’s sonic influences include Joe Bonamassa, Eric Clapton and Johnny Lang, but draw on the grooves of funk rock with the heart of a true blues jam band.
Wooden Nickel Lottery is excited to have the opportunity to perform at the Opus Concert Café for the Now Hear This ~ Fresh Music Tuesday Series. Attendees will not only get to enjoy Wooden Nickel Lottery in this beautiful intimate venue, but will also get to hear about the inspiration behind some of their music, as well as the evolution of their sound from the inception of the band through their third and most recent album.