John Merikoski, a Winnetka native, is the drummer in Way Down Wanderers and has spoon-solos, using his 1930’s sterling silver U.S. Navy silver spoons. Photos Submitted
Way Down Wanderers band members (left to right) John Merikoski (drums), Travis Kowalsky (banjo), John Williams (bass/vocals), Austin Krause-Thompson (guitar/vocals) and Collin Krause (mandolin, vocals).
Drummer John Merikoski, a New Trier alum, performs with his band The Way Down Wanderers in October at the Wander Down Festival in Illinois. Photos Submitted