By Matthew Stephens
The Record-Times 

Sprague alumni band is old-school cool

Rusty Vikings to play at Founders Day


Last updated 6/15/2023 at 8:52am

Photo Courtesy of The Rusty Vikings

The Rusty Vikings from left to right: Roger Shawgo: Keyboardist, Kevin Gaffney: Guitarist, Dick Sharp: Bass Guitar, Drummer: Jim Cree.

SPRAGUE - The Rusty Vikings will be bringing old school rock 'n' roll music to Medical Lake to play at Founders Day for the first time Friday, June 16. Formed in Sprague, they have deep ties to the area.

The Rusty Vikings band comprises four Sprague High School alums who attended between 1967-1970, including keyboardist Roger Shawgo, bass guitarist Dick Sharp, drummer Jim Cree and guitarist Kevin Gaffney.

"Being small-town folks, we appreciate the rich history of eastern Washington communities," Gaffney said. "We are honored to be a part of Medical Lake's 2023 Founders Day celebration fo...

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