Wild Daisy is THE most energetic, dynamic female-fronted country band in the Chicagoland area.  
The band plays all the current, upbeat country favorites, with a few pop/rock surprises thrown in.  With three amazing singers in Wild Daisy, the audience hears a variety of singing styles.  Wild Daisy plays every show with non-stop energy and enthusiasm, with a view to getting the audience engaged and on their feet!  This band LOVES to perform and it shows every time they take the stage! 

Wild Daisy formed in spring 2013.  The band quickly established its reputation in Chicago, consistently delivering high-quality, entertaining shows, with musicianship and energy that cannot be matched.  They have played many high-profile gigs, including: First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre VIP Pavilion – Pre and Post Brad Paisley concert party, Chicago Country Fest, Toby Keith’s Bar and Grill Chicago, The Saloon at Bourbon Street, Chicago’s Willis Tower, Old Crow Smokehouse Wrigleyville, Oak Lawn’s Fall on the Green, Cadillac Ranch, Skooter’s Roadhouse, Firewater Saloon and more.

What makes Wild Daisy special?  Front woman Krissi Woods has been singing in country bands for the past decade.  She loves, lives and believes in this music.  She is authentically country.  Her joy of singing shines through in her EVERY performance.  Krissi, with her powerhouse vocals and cheerful personality, fronts the band with an energy and enthusiasm that is infectious. 

With years of experience, Wild Daisy is composed of some of Chicagoland’s most seasoned and talented musicians.


Krissi Woods – Lead vocals
Tim Moran – Lead and backup vocals, acoustic guitar
Alex Cesarini – Lead guitar, lead and backup vocals
Ricky Showalter – Bass

Darryn Chupp – Drums

Past and upcoming performances include:


Balmoral Park’s Miller Lite Saturday Night
Bolingbrook Concert in the Park
Chicago Country Fest
Chicago’s Willis Tower
Dancin’ in the Street, Clarendon Hills Concert Series
Elgin Concert in the Park
First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre VIP Pavilion – Pre and Post Brad Paisley concert party
Forest Park Fall Fest
Geneva Commons Concert Series
Hinsdale’s Uniquely Thursdays Concert Series
Lake County Fair
Lincoln Square Apple Fest
Lincoln Square Concert Series
Long Grove Strawberry Fest
Michigan Avenue Concert Series – Chicago
Oak Lawn’s Fall on the Green
Palatine Hometown Fest
Schiller Park Clocktower Park Concert Series
West Chicago Railroad Days
West Dundee Heritage Fest
Zion Park District 4th of July Celebration


191 South
Brick House Tavern
Cadillac Ranch
Charleston’s Bar and Grill
Cubby Bear Wrigleyville
Drunken Monkey
Firewater Saloon
Greenhorn Saloon
Hollywood Casino Joliet
Indiana Beach Roof Garden Lounge
J.W. Hollstein’s Saloon
Krapil’s Steakhouse
Mama Vesuvio’s
Mullen’s Bar & Grill Lisle
Nevin’s Brewing Company
Old Crow Smokehouse Wrigleyville
Potter’s Place Naperville
The Saloon at Bourbon Street
Skooter’s Roadhouse
Sullivan’s Pub
Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill Rosemont
Wild Rover


Private Parties

Prior to forming Wild Daisy, lead singer Krissi Woods performed at hundreds of other venues.  Most notably, she performed onstage with Sugarland on their “In Your Hands” Tour - Valdosta, GA