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Wild Daisy is an energetic, dynamic, female-owned, female & male-fronted country band in the Chicagoland area.  The band plays a blend of current and classic country, and pop and rock favorites.  With three lead singers, the audience hears a variety of styles. Wild Daisy has established a reputation in Chicago for consistently delivering high-quality, family-friendly, crowd-interactive, entertaining shows, with musicianship and energy that cannot be matched.  Wild Daisy is a perfect choice for your festival, corporate event, private event or bar.  


Wild Daisy’s past performances include: Taste of Elmwood Park, Naperville Ribfest, Chicagoland Speedway/Route 66 Raceway, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre VIP Pavilion (Pre and Post Brad Paisley AND Dixie Chicks concerts), Guaranteed Rate Field (home of the Chicago White Sox), Schaumburg Septemberfest MAIN stage (opening for country icon Mark Chesnutt), Chicago’s Willis Tower, Old Crow Smokehouse Wrigleyville, Oak Lawn’s Fall on the Green and many more.


Wild Daisy is composed of some of Chicagoland’s most seasoned and talented musicians. Front woman Krissi Woods, with her powerhouse vocals and cheerful personality, fronts the band with energy and enthusiasm that is infectious.



“Everyone had a FANTASTIC time!  You guys were great!   So glad we booked you this year!  What a fabulous time we had at Burnham Park Yacht Club! Thank you Wild Daisy for making our Labor Day amazing!!  ‘Book this band!!!!!’ should be your slogan!”

- Jori C., Burnham Park Yacht Club, Chicago​

“We look forward to having you back next year. You were a huge hit.”

- Lucas M., Glen Town Center, Glenview

“Thanks for playing in the club at [Brad] Paisley, we had great feedback from our clients and we will definitely let you know about shows down the road.”

- Megan H., Live Nation Coordinator (Brad Paisley @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre)


“You guys got the energy in the club going!”  

- Kelly S., Live Nation Coordinator (Dixie Chicks @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre )


I wanted to say thank you for being a part of Celebrate Fox Lake. You guys did an awesome job and I received many compliments. I look forward to working with your band in the future.”

- Nick W., Village of Fox Lake


“Thank you so much for participating in our Country Music Night festivities – I am super glad everything worked out!  Our fans and staff truly enjoyed your show, as I received GREAT feedback.  Talk soon for next year!”

- Anthony O., Coordinator, Chicago White Sox


You are on our ‘excellent list’ for next year’s event.  Everyone on the board as well as the attendees thought you and the guys were terrific.”

- Jim R., Wish Upon a Star committee member 


“Your band was a big hit at our concert series.”

- Pam G., Frankfort Chamber of Commerce


“Thank you for putting on such a great show for our summer concert series! Our country night is always a popular night for the public, and Wild Daisy really hit it out of the park! Thank you for your cooperation, your enthusiasm, and thank you for showcasing your band’s incredible talents!”

- Josh W., St. Charles Park Distric


“Wild Daisy performed and they were great! They played music for all ages and even made sure to interact with the kids. They brought instruments for them and made sure to get the kids involved.  They were amazing and I would book them again!”

- Angela C., Midlothian Park District


“You guys were awesome!! The crowd loved you!”

- Michelle P., Downers Grove Park District 


“On behalf of the Zion Park District, I want to thank you for your excellent performance at our 4th of July Celebration.  You were great and I appreciate your cooperation and professionalism.  Your energy on this hot day was appreciated.  Many people commented to me that they really enjoyed your performance.  Thousands of people did in fact enjoy the day-long activities and Wild Daisy certainly contributed to that enjoyment.”

- Marilyn K., Zion Park District


“Your concert was excellent, your energy and personality are amazing, and we received many compliments for choosing such an excellent band. We thoroughly enjoyed the show.”

- Kathy A., Schaumburg Church of the Holy Spirit Family Fest


Wild Daisy was amazing and everyone had such a great time. They were so interactive with the audience it really was fun to watch. This is coming from a non-country fan so you know it’s a good show when even I loved it!”

- Ashley S., Naperville Park District


“On behalf of the Bolingbrook Park District, thank you for a wonderful performance at our 19th Annual Summer’s Last Blast and Bolingbrook’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.  We received great feedback from our staff and patrons.  We so enjoyed having Wild Daisy at our celebration.”

- Christy S., Bolingbrook Park District


“Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! What an event... what a day! You guys put on a totally awesome show for our guests & we could not thank you enough for helping us make this such a memorable event!! It was such a pleasure to see everyone having a blast & dancing the night away! Thank you, from your friends at Mistwood Golf Club & McWethy's Tavern!!”

- Mistwood Golf Club, Romeoville, IL


“Thank you Krissi!  You guys were great.  Got lots of compliments on you and the guys.”

- Jeffrey N., Schaumburg Septemberfest Committee and Ala Carte Entertainment


The show was amazing and we received such great feedback from everyone!”

- Sarah P., Wheeling Park District

“Lots of compliments on your performance!”

- Rachell E., Forest Park Park District


“Really enjoyed your show. You were great.”

- Kelli Y., Lake County Fair Committee


“We loved having you out for Countryside and received such positive feedback on you and your band.  THANK YOU!”

- Katie G., Designer Event Chicago


“Just got home from a wonderful concert. Thank you for sharing your talents. We loved it all but I was really touched when you gave a shout out to the military. We have so much to be thankful for. You are a truly entertaining group and look forward to hearing you in the future! 

- Laura, Batavia Resident

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Krissi Woods 

Lead vocals



Ricky Showalter 
Bass guitar & backup vocals




191 South, Mokena

551 Live, Chicago

Bowl Hi, Huntley

Brick House Tavern, Downers Grove

Cadillac Ranch, Bartlett

Charleston’s Bar and Grill, New Lenox

Cottage Hill Station, Elmhurst

Cubby Bear, Chicago Wrigleyville

Cube @ Rivers Casino, Des Plaines

Cuzin’s Bar & Grill, Tinley Park

Drunken Monkey, Grant Park

Firewater Saloon, Chicago Edison Park

Firewater Saloon, Mt. Greenwood

Greenhorn Saloon, Morris

Hollywood Casino, Joliet

Indiana Beach Roof Garden Lounge, Monticello, IN

J.W. Hollstein’s Saloon, Tinley Park

Ki’s Steak & Seafood, Glendale Heights

Lucky Star, Bartlett

Mama Vesuvio’s, Palos Heights 

Mullen’s Bar & Grill, Lisle

Nevin’s Brewing Company, Plainfield

Old Crow Smokehouse, Schaumburg

Old Crow Smokehouse, Chicago Wrigleyville

Potter’s Place, Naperville

Rt. 34 Pub & Grub, Sandwich

RocHaus Bar, West Dundee

Rockin’ Horse Saloon & Grill, Oak Forest

Saloon at Bourbon Street, Merrionette Park

Shakers, Ottawa

Skooter’s Roadhouse, Shorewood

Stampede Saloon, Manteno

Sullivan’s Pub, Midlothian

Sundance Saloon, Mundelein

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill, Rosemont

Whiskey Barrel Saloon, Rock Falls

Wild Rover, Frankfort



Beefer’s Friends Benefit

Benefit @ American Legion Harwood Post

Biltmore Country Club, Barrington

Burnham Park Yacht Club, Chicago

Mistwood Golf Club, Romeoville

Moraine Court Supportive Living fundraiser

Mount St. Joseph Association

Oak Park Country Club

Parkland College, Champaign

Private parties

U.S. Naval Station Great Lakes 

Wish Upon a Star, Joliet fundraiser





Alsip Flannel Fest

Antioch Concert in the Park

Arlington Heights Concert in the Park

Arlington Park’s Miller Lite Party in the Park

Balmoral Park’s Miller Lite Saturday Night

Barrington Concert in the Park

Batavia’s River Rhapsody Concert

Beecher 4th of July Celebration

Blackberry Farm’s Live & Uncorked, Aurora 

Bloomingdale Concert in the Park

Bolingbrook Concert in the Park

Bolingbrook Fall Fest

Bolingbrook Promenade

Bolingbrook’s Summer’s Last Blast

Bourbonnais Concert in the Park

Bourbonnais Friendship Festival

Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus 100th Celebration

Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus Homecoming Fest

Celebrate Fox Lake

Chicago Botanic Garden Concert Series

Chicago Country Fest

Chicago’s Willis Tower

Chicagoland Speedway/Route 66 Raceway, Joliet

Chicago Ridge Anniversary Celebration

Church of the Holy Spirit Fest, Schaumburg

Clarendon Hills Concert Series - Dancin’ in the Street

Countryside Concert in the Park

Crystal Lake Concert in the Park

Crystal Lake Lakeside 4th July Fest

Deerfield’s Summer Sampler

DeKalb Concert in the Park

Des Plaines Concert in the Park

Downers Grove Concert in the Park

Downers Grove Rotary GroveFest

Dundee Concert in the Park

DuPage County Fair

Elgin’s Citywide Block Party

Evergreen Park Concert in the Park

Evergreen Park Oktoberfest

First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre VIP Pavilion – Pre and Post Brad Paisley concert party

Forest Park Beer & Chili Fest

Forest Park Concert in the Park

Franklin Park Concert in the Park

Frankfort Concert in the Park

Frankfort Square Concert in the Park

Geneva Commons Concert Series

Geneva Concert in the Park

Geneva Festival of the Vine

Glen Town Center Concert Series

Glenview Concert in the Park

Great Lakes Navel Station

Guaranteed Rate Field, Home of the Chicago White Sox

Highland, IN Concert in the Park

Hinsdale’s Uniquely Thursdays Concert Series

Hoffman Estates Arts Commission Concert Series

Hoffman Estates Party in the Park

Hoffman Estates Pumpkin Fest

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre VIP Pavilion - Pre and Post Brad Paisley concert party

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre VIP Pavilion - Pre and Post Dixie Chicks concert party

Holy Family Parish Summerfest, Shorewood

Homecoming Fest, Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus

Itasca Concert in the Park

Kane County Cougars

Lake Bluff Concert in the Park

Lake County Fair

Lake Forest Concert in the Park

La Grange Carnival

La Grange Park Music Under the Stars

Lemont Summer Soiree 

Lincoln Square Apple Fest

Lincoln Square Concert Series

Lincolnwood Concert in the Park

Lockport Cruise Nights

Lombard Concert in the Park

Long Grove Strawberry Fest

Manhattan Fall Fest

Manhattan Fire Department Street Dance

Manteno Rockin' in the Square

Medinah Concert in the Park

Merchant Street MusicFest, Kankakee

Michigan Avenue Concert Series – Chicago

Midlothian Concert in the Park

Mokena Farm and Barn Fest

Morton Grove Concert in the Park

Mundelein Concert in the Park

Naperville Concert in Your Park

Naperville Ribfest

Naperville Salute - 4th of July

Niles Concert in the Park

Norridge Concert in the Park

North by Northwest Highway Music Fest - Edison Park

Northbrook Concert in the Park

North Riverside Concert in the Park

Oak Lawn Concert in the Park

Oak Lawn Fall on the Green/Fall Music Fest

Oak Park Concert in the Park

Oglesby Summer Fun Fest

Old Canal Days, Lockport

Olympia Fields Concert in the Park

Oswego Veterans Event

Ottawa Concert in the Park

Palatine Concert in the Park

Palatine Hometown Fest

Party in the Park, Hoffman Estates

Plainfield Concert in the Park

Rayvinia, Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus

Red, White & BOOM 4th July Celebration, Lincolnshire

Roselle Concert Series

Saints Peter & Paul Fest, Naperville

Sandwich Concert in the Park, Sandwich

Schiller Park Clocktower Park Concert Series

Schaumburg Septemberfest – MAIN STAGE, Opening for Mark Chesnutt

Schaumburg Township Library

Seneca Shipyard Festival

Sherman BrewFest

South Elgin Concert in the Park

St. Charles Concert in the Park

St. Joan of Arc Parish Picnic, Lisle

St. Louise de Marillac Summerfest, LaGrange Park

Sunset Stroll, Kankakee

Streamwood Summer Celebration

Sycamore Concert in the Park

Taste of Elmwood Park

Taste of Glen Ellyn

Taste of Greyslake

US Cellular Field, Home of the Chicago White Sox

Vernon Hills Concert in the Park

Warrenville Library Concert Series

Wauconda Fest

West Chicago Food Festival

West Chicago Railroad Days

West Dundee Heritage Fest

Wheeling Concert in the Park

Wheeling Fall Fest

Wilmette Concert in the Park

Wilmette Independence Day Celebration

Wine on the Fox Fest, Oswego

Winnetka Concert in the Park

Wood Dale Prairie Fest

Woodhaven Lakes Concert Series

Woodridge Jubilee

Woodridge Oktoberfest

Yorkville Fall Fest

Zion Concert in the Park

Zion Park District 4th of July Celebration

Chris Halla
Keys & lead vocals

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