Folk and Roots: The Online Guide to the Folk, Roots, and Acoustic Scene in the U.K. By David Kidman The brand name of this celebrated Canadian female trio has always been synonymous with stylish and tasty folk-roots music; it has, … Continued

The Wailin’ Jennys Have Nothing to Cry About

The Martlet – University of Victoria Student Newspaper – Canada By Dylan Toigo Sweet and soulful harmonies will ring through the rafters of Alix Goolden Hall on Sept. 18, when Juno Award-winning trio The Wailin’ Jennys wrap up nine months … Continued

Newport Folk Festival Combines Trad Style with Acoustic Post Punk

Goldmine By Bruce Sylvester Excerpted: The Wailin’ Jennys opened the three-stage event with meticulously arranged three-part harmonies. Their “Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie” came from Leadbelly, “Light of a Clear Blue Morning” from Dolly Parton. There was little concern for … Continued

The Wailin’ Jennys (or Folk Vixens?)

!EarShot by Shelley Gummeson The Wailin’ Jennys, a three part harmonizing, acoustic, folk-roots band have reached for the heavens on their fourth project Bright Morning Stars.  Each of their other three projects have been fan favorites and received critical acclaim, … Continued

The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars By Steven Stone The concept of “folk supergroup” sounds strange, sort of like “the folksinger’s Porsche.”  But no musical amalgamation deserves this moniker more than The Wailin’ Jennys.  With three world-class lead vocalists who are equally accomplished songwriters, The … Continued


Separated at Birth?

Songlines – UK By Doug DeLoach They’re not sisters, but The Wailin’ Jennys sound like they must have grown up singing under the same roof together. For the past decade or so, Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody, and Heather Masse (who … Continued


The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars By Jerome Clark The Wailin’ Jennys, three young women from Winnipeg (two) and New York City (one), are among the most sought-out acts on the current folk circuit. Sometimes the popularity of particular acts is a mystery to me, … Continued

The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars

fRoots Highly talented trio back with a top producer who has smoothed and polished their music to positive effect.  All but the title track are originals superbly performed and crafted.


Team Effort

London Free Press  – Canada By Greg Burliuk No one can accuse The Wailin’ Jennys of not being egalitarian. On each of their three studio CDs, each of the trio has contributed four songs. And everyone is encouraged to pursue … Continued

The Wailin’ Jennys: Riveting and Fantastic

Ontario Arts Review – Canada By Serena Williamson As part of the National Arts Centre’s Prairie Scene, singer-songwriters the Wailing Jennys took the stage Tuesday night. What a performance!The Wailin’ Jennies are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse—three distinct … Continued