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Wailin’ Jennys band finds harmony in wacky name

The band name “The Wailin’ Jennys” is enough to get some people to buy a concert ticket ǃ

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Acoustic Harmonies

The backporch resurgence can’t solely be attributed to the success of O Brother, Where Art Thou? The backporch resurgence can’t solely be attributed to the success of O Brother, Where Art Thou?, even if "Long Time Traveller" from The Wailin’ … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys on PBS

Award-winning folk trio The Wailin’ Jennys will make its American television debut this weekend performing in a special Independence Day edition of Garrison Keillor’s famed A Prairie Home Companion along with the regular cast and guest star, Oscar-winning actress Meryl … Continued

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A Prairie Home explosion

U.S. radio appearances drive album sales for The Wailin’ Jennys It helps to have friends in high places U.S. radio appearances drive album sales for The Wailin’ Jennys It helps to have friends in high places. The Wailin’ Jennys will … Continued

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Songs with a bang

With a baker’s dozen of fresh, rootsy songs and their signature heart-stopping harmonies, the Wailin’ Jennys’ second recording should prove explosive for their careers With a baker’s dozen of fresh, rootsy songs and their signature heart-stopping harmonies, the Wailin’ Jennys’ … Continued

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The Sound of Voices Three

The meteoric rise of The Wailin’ Jennys came to a screaching holt with the departure of Cara Luft a year go. But now they are retooled and set to release Firecracker ǃ

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Serendipity Sings

The afternoon before the Wailin’ Jennys were scheduled for their Chicago debut, opening for Loudon Wainwright III at the Old Town School of Folk Music, their old friend serendipity dealt them another card The Wailin’ Jennys Serendipity Sings by Michael … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys – Southport Arts Centre

Considering the sheer beauty of the sound that can be achieved by harmony singing it’s surprising that there isn’t more of it about. Considering the sheer beauty of the sound that can be achieved by harmony singing it’s surprising that … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys

Looking at the current incarnation of the Jennys, soprano Ruth Moody, mezzo Nicky Mehta, and alto Annabelle Chvostek, it would seem like few groups could be so perfectly aligned Looking at the current incarnation of the Jennys, soprano Ruth Moody, … Continued

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Folk Fest: Winnipeg Inspiration

The Wailin’ Jennys are the quintessential folk-group–their vocal talents blend in beautiful three-part harmonies The Wailin’ Jennys are the quintessential folk-group–their vocal talents blend in beautiful three-part harmonies without overshadowing one another. Accompanied by acoustic guitar, violin, mandolin and banjo, … Continued

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