Vic Ruggiero is a ska, reggae, blues musician of Italian heritage from Bronx, New York. He now lives in New Jersey. Next to being the singer, organist and songwriter of The Slackers, he is/was involved in various projects like The SKAndalous All-Stars or The Stubborn Allstars. For many years, Vic has also nurtured a dusty alt country/blues/rock solo project. He's recorded a slew of solo albums on which he mainly plays the guitar, harmonica and percussion.