After an exciting appearance at the Blue Rock Studio Open event during SXSW, Ruth is coming back!
Ruth Moody is a Juno Award winning songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Founding member of the internationally renowned, Billboard-charting trio The Wailin’ Jennys and former lead singer of the Canadian roots band Scruj MacDuhk (the band that would later become The Duhks), she has performed in sold-out venues around the world, made numerous critically- acclaimed albums, and has appeared more than a dozen times on the national radio show A Prairie Home Companion.
Best known for her work with The Wailin’ Jennys, Ruth is an artist of exceptional depth and grace. Critics have lauded her ethereal vocals, impressive multi-instrumentalism (guitar, banjo, accordion, piano, and bodhrán), and her songwriting. Her songs are timeless, universal, hand-crafted, and sung with an intimacy and honesty that is unmistakably hers.
Now Ruth releases her highly-anticipated solo album The Garden onRed House Records. The album was produced by David Travers-Smith and features an all-star cast including neo-bluegrass band Crooked Still, Kevin Breit (Norah Jones, k.d. lang), Luke Doucet, and a guest appearance by The Wailin’ Jennys.
Ruth’s touring group is known as The Ruth Moody Band, featuringAdam Dobres (electric guitar), Adrian Dolan (strings, mandolin, accordian) and Sam Howard (bass, vocals). They will be touring throughout the U.S. in the 2011-2012 season, playing a combination of concert halls and festivals.
For more information on this artist, visit http://www.ruthmoody.com/