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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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Concert preview

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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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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WJs Turn Famous Canadian Troll Into a Fan

A few years ago, singer/songwriter Ruth Moody gathered a trio of female musicians together for a one-night gig at the back of a Winnipeg guitar shop called Sled Dog Music. A few years ago, singer/songwriter Ruth Moody gathered a trio … Continued

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The Wick is Burning

Seems like Winnipeg’s Wailin’ Jennys are playing in town every time I look at a gig-poster plastered pole. The Wick is Burning And The Wailin’ Jennys are And The Wailin’ Jennys are ready to explode Seems like Winnipeg’s Wailin’ Jennys … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys set off a “firecracker”

From meeting Meryl Streep while on tour with Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion to headlining the venerable Winnipeg Folk Festival, it’s been quite a summer for The Wailin’ Jennys From meeting Meryl Streep while on tour with Garrison Keillor’s … Continued

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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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