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Wail the night away with Wailin’ Jennys

Ruth Moody can’t wait to get on the road again with The Wailin’ Jennys. Ruth Moody can’t wait to get on the road again with The Wailin’ Jennys. The all-female folk trio of Moody, Heather Masse and Nicky Mehta took … Continued

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One Voice

At times, we all need to have someone else express our thoughts and feelings, as the words will not come, or once they do come, we cannot speak them. At times, we all need to have someone else express our … Continued

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Let ‘Er Wail

The Wailin’ Jennys might just have the coolest name in modern music. The Wailin’ Jennys might just have the coolest name in modern music. The obvious but clever pun on country music legend Waylon Jennings’s name is memorable, rhetorically satisfying, … Continued

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Wailin’ Live

The chorus of “One Voice”, the Wailin’ Jennys’ signature song, serves as a metaphoric mission statement for one of Canada’s best-loved groups. Its composer, Ruth Moody, was actually born in Australia to Australian parents, but has called Winnipeg home since … Continued

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The Wailin Jennys

They are neither grizzled country singers like their virtual namesake Waylon nor are any of them called Jenny but The Wailin’ Jennys are a Canadian trio making wonderful vocal based music. They are favourites on the international folk festival circuit … Continued

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Jennyrations

Run the name of Nicky Mehta’s three-piece band through the influential blog aggregator Hype Machine, and among the entries you’ll find this title: "Why The F— Is No On In America Blogging About The Wailin’ Jennys." Now in their third … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys set to make noise in Fairbanks

Somehow The Folk Vixens didn’t have the same ring as The Wailin’ Jennys. Six years ago when three singer-songwriters got together for a show in Winnipeg, Manitoba at a guitar shop, the owner insisted the temporarily formed trio have a … Continued

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Weekend will be Wailin’

Heather Masse, left, Ruth Moody and Nicky Mehta play their first gig in the city tonight. Ruth Moody is pretty sure the Wailin’ Jennys are playing London for the first time tonight — and that’s not the only reason the … Continued

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Third time’s the charm

As job interviews go, this one sounds pretty daunting: A tryout for acclaimed roots-trio Wailin’ Jennys, conducted in a backstage bathroom, of all places. Wailin’ Jennys add a new member to the sisterhood As job interviews go, this one sounds … Continued

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Jennys wailin’ in new ways

For many Vancouver Folk Music Festival veterans, the 2004 debut of the Wailin’ Jennys remains a vivid memoryǃ

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