The Wildwood Express is a bluegrass band from the Western PA area.
The band was formed in 1971 by Lou Stiver and Bob Eakin. Lou plays the mandolin. Lou resides in Polk PA. Lou also makes Stiver Mandolins.
David "Jr" Miller is the guitar player. "Jr" first joined the band in 1983. Jr. lives near Sheakleyville PA
Bob Eakin plays banjo. Bob was a founding member of The Wildwood Express, and lives in Franklin PA.
David James plays bass fiddle. David joined the Wildwood Express several months after the band was formed in 1971. Dave lives in New Lebanon PA.
The Wildwood Express has been performing for audiences at fairs and festivals in the PA, OH, and WV. area as well as Ontario Canada. The bluegrass style they present is considered traditional. A typical Wildwood Express stage show is highlighted by three and four part harmonies, and instrumentals.
The Wildwood Express recorded two albums in the mid 1970's ,a tape in 1988, another tape in 1990, and, a gospel tape in 1995.
A recording of a CD and tape was made in 2001, and the latest recording was released in June of 2004 in CD and tape format.