Three of a Kind

Three singer/songwriters were comfortably pursuing careers, recording albums, playing concerts and festivals, until Ruth Moody, then a member of the soon-to-be-defunct folk/bluegrass band Scruj MacDuhk considered the possibility of hooking up and singing with other female artists Trio stacks the … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys

None of them is actually named Jennys and they don’t play Waylon Jennings covers, either. Instead, The Wailin’ Jennys are the trio of Winnipeg musicians Cara Luft, Nicky Mehta, and Ruth Moody-all of whom are singer-songwriters in their own right, … Continued

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Wailin’ Jennys prove there’s strength in numbers

What was billed less than a year ago as a one-time-only concert featuring three of Winnipeg’s best known female singer/songwriters has become one of the hottest new acts on the Western Canadian roots music scene How new act blends great … Continued

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What’s In A Name?

It’s arguably the catchiest name to grace a folk band since Scruj MacDuhk appeared on the Canadian folk scene. But while The Wailin’ Jennys-Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody, and Cara Luft-admit they’d love to be able to claim credit for their … Continued

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Tell me about the Jennys!

You could say that it was like three winding roads merging in the night, coming into the light and becoming a newly laid path The Wailin’ Jennys aren’t complaining about their busy touring schedule You could say that it was … Continued

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It’s a great name – but talent helps

Nicky Mehta would like to believe that her band’s star-making performance at a music conference in Florida was based on talent alone. But she’s guessing that wasn’t entirely the case Nicky Mehta would like to believe that her band’s star-making … Continued

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Wailin’ Jennys in town

It was just their luck the Winnipeg female folk trio The Wailin’ Jennys happened to be at a music conference in Florida last February when country superstar outlaw Waylon Jennings breathed his last It was just their luck the Winnipeg … Continued

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Former resident wails with new trio

A familiar voice will once again echo in valley A familiar voice will once again echo in valley. Cara Luft, who was a regular on the acoustic music scene here in the mid- to late-90’s, is coming back to the … Continued

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Wailin’ Jennys back for an encore

Recently Selected as performers to induct Neil Young into the Prairie Music Hall of Fame, The Wailin’ Jennys are a soul stirring Winnipeg based musical trio made up of some of the hottest young musicians in the Canadian folk scene … Continued

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Wailin’ Jennys overcome name confusion

It was an unwanted lesson in bad timing that hit Winnipeg three-piece folk act the Wailin’ Jennys after its members settled on its cutesy and seemingly inoffensive name in February It was an unwanted lesson in bad timing that hit … Continued

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