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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

First class music The Jennys display their flair for popularizing traditional folk songs. Songs such as "Motherless Child" and "Bring Me L’il Water Silvy" sound fresh and exciting in their hands. Joined by new member Heather Masse and sideman Jeremy … Continued

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Wailin’ never sounded so good live

Blending is the key element for the Canadian folk/roots band The Wailin’ Jennys. If you aren’t already familiar with the group, up front they are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse. Blending is the key element for the Canadian … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

I’m sure it’s a revered and wonderful building, but how does the name of an opera house end up with the word chunk in it? I’m sure it’s a revered and wonderful building, but how does the name of an … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

This disc offers an aural snapshot of the growth of the Winnipeg roots trio just before they went into hibernation at the end of last summer. This disc offers an aural snapshot of the growth of the Winnipeg roots trio … Continued

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Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

Sometimes to define a musical vision it can all come down to a live performance. For Canada’s roots/folk trio The Wailin’ Jennys, any doubt that they have what it takes to deliver a stunning concert set is forever erased with … 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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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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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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