Rukus

from Victoria BC

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Rukus

since circa 1981
Pronunciation: 'r&-k&s also 'rŸ- or 'ru
Function: noun
Etymology: probably blend of ruction and rumpus
Date: circa 1890
Synonyms: Commotion, furore, fuss, rumpus, shindig, shindy, to do, uproar.

Any combination of human body sounds and movements such as screaming, yelling, hooting, hollering, shouting, whistling, banging, while dancing, jumping, shaking, twisting, gyrating, etc. in the spirit of letting off steam and having a good time. He or she who exerts the loudest sounds and wildest movements raises the best RUKUS.
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Current Lineup

Bob Dalziel
Guitar/Lead Vocals
1981 - present
Dave Kissinger
Guitar/Vocals
1991 - present

Past Members

Phil Issacson "Phil Isaacson"
Guitar/Lead Vocals
1981 - 1983
Rod Arundell
Guitar
1981 - 1990
Bob Richardson
Bass
1981 - 1983
Dave Paul
Drums
1981 - 1993
Norm Piercy
Bass/Keyboards/Vocals
1983 - 1992
Art Demeulles
Bass/Vocals
1989 - 1990
John Hughes
Keyboards
1990
Kim Cutler
Lead Vocals
1991 - 1992
Brian Ferguson
Keyboards
1991 - 2000
Rick Longhurst
Bass
1991
Unlinked Musician
Bass/Vocals
1992 - 1995
Helen Davies
Lead Vocals/Saxophone
1992 - 1994
Dan Izon
Drums
1994
Steve Peabody
Drums/Vocals
1994 - 1996
Peter MacDonald
Bass
1995 - 1997
John Lorenzo
Drums
1996 - 2003
Ian Adamek
Bass
1997 - 2000
David Master
Keyboards
2000 - 2001
Fred Herfst
Bass/Vocals
2000 - 2007
Marty Adams
Keyboards
2001 - 2018
Barry Casson
Drums
2003 - 2015
Adrien AuCoin
Bass/Vocals
2007 - 2008
Steve Hansen
Bass/Vocals
2008 - 2019
Paul McLellan
Drums/Vocals
2015 - 2017
Don Crocker
Drums/Vocals
2017 - 2018

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