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Talking with the new Jenny

Joining Canadian folk trio, The Wailin’ Jennys, last year was so seamless it was like a "homecoming," says multi-instrumentalist Annabelle Chvostek… Joining Canadian folk trio, The Wailin’ Jennys, last year was so seamless it was like a "homecoming," says multi-instrumentalist … Continued

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Now We Are Three (Again)

Owing to a breakdown in communication, the planned interview with the Wailin’ Jennies had to be shoehorned … Owing to a breakdown in communication, the planned interview with the Wailin’ Jennies had to be shoehorned in to the interval between … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys – Live Review – Newcastle

The Wailin’ Jennys (not Waylon Jennings) kicked off the 20th year of Jumpin’ Hot club gigs in at the Cluny, Newcastle The Wailin’ Jennys (not Waylon Jennings) kicked off the 20th year of Jumpin’ Hot club gigs in at the … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys: They’re Not Lisa

Pretty good name. The Wailin’ Jennys. Saying it aloud for the first couple of times, you have to stop and think for a second or you’ll blurt out, “Waylon Jennings.” Makes the name stick in your head Pretty good name. … Continued

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Jennys’ goal: Never compromise

They are compared to The Dixie Chicks, but The Wailin’ Jennys play the music they like best They are compared to The Dixie Chicks, but The Wailin’ Jennys play the music they like best. In the music business, few shortcuts … Continued

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Hot Picks – The Wailin’ Jennys

It’s been said that a solid relationship can only exist between people who are already independently whole. So much the truer for a three-part-harmony vocal group. Fortunately, the Wailin’ Jennys, a folky trio whose music is far more lulling than … Continued

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ACT welcomes wailin’ wall of sound

It’s not Waylon Jennings – it’s Wailin’ Jennys It’s not Waylon Jennings – it’s Wailin’ Jennys. The Ridge Meadows Arts Council presents The Wailin’ Jennys live on the main stage at the ACT on Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. The … Continued

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Alibi’s Best Picks for This Week

Just an observation here; but every time a musical genre makes a resurgence, its purveyors tend to mill about in rather amorphous territory for awhile, flirting with different influences until one or a few of these "revivalists" gets it right … Continued

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Thrillside Festival

My 30 years of enjoying music/folk festivals goes back to the first Winnipeg Folk Festival in 1974 in my hometown. But if I’ve ever had a better time at a festival than this weekend at Hillside, the memory has faded … Continued

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A wail of a trio

Blossoming folk group breaks into mainstream country radio Blossoming folk group breaks into mainstream country radio Catch them at: Little Stage on the prairie, Fri., 12:30 pm; Snowberry Field, Sat., 12:45 pm (Cara Luft only); Green Ash, Sat, 2:30 pm … Continued

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