Wild Whens is a Norwegian Country-rock band from Telemark with the sole purpose of taking you on a musical journey with amazing melodies and passionate lyrics.

Founded in early 2016 by Esben Meyer Kristensen (vocals, guitars & songwriter) he was soon joined by Truls Vennman (drums), Tony Moen (bass), Pål Fiskodde (rhythm guitar) & Sondre Gautefald (lead guitar). The lyrics are dark, gritty & real and the sound is what you can call catchy country-inspired rock with a hint of southern.

Our devoted band members thrives to deliver you a perfect musical evening with dance, excitement and joy.


  • Telemarks most streamed country-rock band with english written lyrics.
  • Released our first album ‘From the Valley’ in 2018. 
  • More than 26.000 monthly listeners and still rising.
  • Almost 2 million streams
  • Treungenfestivalen 3 years in a row
  • Scandinavias largest Countryfestival 2 years in a row
  • Notodden Bluesfestivalen 2019: One of North europe’s biggest blues festivals.