Folk trio from Canada quirky and delightful

The Wailin’ Jennys have a great name and a great sound, as demonstrated in concert last night at the Fawcett Center. The Wailin’ Jennys have a great name and a great sound, as demonstrated in concert last night at the … Continued

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New England and a New GPS

I’m a bad jenny. I sometimes write journal entries and forget to post them. I did that recently. It’s out of date now but I will dig it up, and post it in the next couple of days. At the … Continued

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The well-educated, classically trained members of the Canadian trio, The Wailin’ Jennys, have meshed their diverse talents to create a sound that has found its way into the pantheon of Americana music.

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Concert preview

Winnipeg’s Wailin’ Jennys are still relative folk-scene newcomers, but with a critically acclaimed debut disc and a Juno already under their belts, they’re more accomplished than some veterans. Winnipeg’s Wailin’ Jennys are still relative folk-scene newcomers, but with a critically … Continued

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I Saw Star Strewn Space and Bruce Cockburn

“Stood before the Shaman, I saw star strewn space” ~ Bruce Cockburn We got on stage as night was falling, the hill in front of us emerged as a sky of candle constellations that swayed in the night. The music … Continued

Greetings Jennys fans! We have a contest for you! The Wailin Jennys will be performing at the Mod Club on Thursday, September 28th and wed love your help spreading the word! Heres where the contest comes it… The first two … Continued

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Everyone knows Winnipeg has an embarrassment of riches, at least where homemade folk and roots music is concerned. But leave it to the ladies to raise the bar even higher. Everyone knows Winnipeg has an embarrassment of riches, at least … Continued

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It’s always nice when Winnipeg is included on a band’s world tour schedule. But it’s even better when the group playing town is one of our own returning home after touring the world. Home’s worth Wailin’ about for sweet-sounding Jennys … Continued

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Rant ‘n’ Roll column

The Wailin’ Jennys new album, Firecracker, was officially released on June 6 but – although the folk/pop trio played a mainstage show at the Winnipeg Folk Festival in early July the record has yet to be officially "launched" in Winnipeg. … Continued

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It’s a slow burn to success for folk trio

With their new album Firecracker, the Wailin’ Jennys’ career is exploding. Four years of hard work and lengthy tours by the local folk trio are paying off. They’ve earned attention and acclaim in folk circles around the world. It’s a … Continued

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