Hailing from Winnipeg, The Wailin Jennys are Ruth Moody (vocals, guitar, accordion, banjo, bodhrán), Nicky Mehta (vocals, guitar, harmonica,drums, ukulele), and Heather Masse (vocals, upright bass). Labelled “…one of the most exciting and polished acts in folk music." by Dirty Linen Magazine, The Wailin’ Jennys sold in excess of 70 000 units worldwide of each of their two previous studio albums, 40 Days, and Firecracker - the latter spending an astonishing 63 weeks inside Billboard’s Top 20 Bluegrass Albums chart.
For their upcoming record Bright Morning Stars, The Jennys enlisted the talents of award-winning producer-engineers Mark Howard (Lucinda Williams, Bob Dylan, Neil Young) and long-time collaborator David Travers-Smith (Jane Siberry, Oh Susanna, Luke Doucet). With a growing international fan base and praise from major media including the BBC, The Boston Globe, The Independent (UK), and NPR Bright Morning Stars is one of the most highly-anticipated Folk/Bluegrass releases of 2011.