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A warm Winnipeg welcome

Last Sunday, after almost a year away from Winnipeg stages, The Wailin’ Jennys finally came home – and they brought a new friend with them. The Wailin’ Jennys play first hometown show with newest member, Heather Masse (The Wailin’ Jennys … Continued

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Falling in love with the Wailin’ Jennys

Imagine if the crazy scientists from Jurassic Park put Gillian Welch, EmmyLou Harris, and the Dixie Chicks in a blender, and then formed a musical trio from the resulting puddle of DNA. Imagine if the crazy scientists from Jurassic Park … Continued

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Firecracker – The Wailin’ Jennys

The Wailin’ Jennys are Canada’s latest export to the rest of the music world. The group first performed in a Winnipeg guitar shop in 2002. This year’s release of their newest CD, Firecracker, is introducing them to a wider audience … Continued

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Concert review

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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Concert review

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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Lighting the Fuse

Have just found Canada’s female answer to Crosby, Stills and Nash. Would love to go into more detail, but that would prevent me from listening to them. Dear Wears The Trousers Reader, Have just found Canada’s female answer to Crosby, … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys – Firecracker

Like three little birds singing softly and sweetly in the early morn, the harmony of the Wailin’ Jennys pleasantly rises from the speakers and greets the listener with a refreshing start to the day Like three little birds singing softly … Continued

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Firecracker – The Wailin’ Jennys

Forget The Dixie Chicks! The folk and country trio, The Wailin’ Jennys, are back again transforming the instruments and the harmonies of folk and country into something wonderfully different. Forget The Dixie Chicks! The folk and country trio, The Wailin’ … Continued

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Firecracker – The Wailin’ Jennys

Beautiful vocal harmonies also highlight the second album from this Canadian trio Beautiful vocal harmonies also highlight the second album from this Canadian trio, which should appeal to fans of singers such as Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt. Another largely … Continued

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Firecracker – The Wailin’ Jennys

Taking folk music in an entirely different direction are The Wailin’ Jennys, three highly talented young singer-songwriters from Canada. Taking folk music in an entirely different direction are The Wailin’ Jennys, three highly talented young singer-songwriters from Canada. While OCMS … Continued

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