The Wailin’ Jennys have released 5 full-length albums since their start in the early 2000s. Their 2004 debut album, 40 Days, won the 2005 Juno Award for “Roots and Traditional Album of the Year by a Group”. The 2006 followup, Firecracker, was rated the #2 folk album of 2006 in North America by total airplay, and the #1 Canadian album. It was nominated for “Contemporary Folk Album of the Year” by the North American Folk Alliance. The Wailin’ Jennys released Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in 2009.
Their 2011 release, Bright Morning Stars, reached #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart and in 2012, it won them another Juno Award for “Roots and Traditional Album of the Year by a Group.” Fifteen, their fifth and most recent album, came out in 2017. It also reached #1 on the Bluegrass Chart. Glide Magazine wrote that The Wailin’ Jennys are “inarguably among the best” at three-part harmonies and “As many will attest, there’s nothing quite like hearing these three ladies sing live.” Enough said!
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PUBLIC ON SALE: Tickets go on sale Friday, July 8th at 10am, online or by phone at 1 (800) 514-3849. Reserved Premium Balcony tickets and General Admission (Standing Floor or Standard Balcony) tickets are available for this performance. The general admission seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All ages are welcome.
About The Wailin' Jennys
The Wailin Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound.
Starting as a happy accident of solo singer/songwriters getting together for a one- time-only performance at a tiny guitar shop in Winnipeg, Manitoba, The Wailinʼ Jennys have grown over the years into one of todayʼs most beloved international folk acts. Founding members Moody and Mehta along with New York-based Masse continue to create some of the most exciting music on the folk-roots scene, stepping up their musical game with each critically lauded recording and thrilling audiences with their renowned live performances.
In 2004, The Wailinʼ Jennys released their first full-length album 40 Days to great critical acclaim, netting a 2005 Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year. Bolstered by their frequent appearances on Garrison Keillorʼs public radio show A Prairie Home Companion, The Jennys exploded onto the roots music scene, performing at packed venues across the Canada, the U.S. and throughout the world. Continue reading…