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Lake Street Dive Announces Summer Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Lake Street Dive Announces Summer Tour Dates

Lake Street Dive has announced a new leg of tour dates for this summer. The band, anchored by bassist Bridget Kearney, will be splitting their time with dates headlining as well as co-headlining with The Wood Brothers, featuring Chris Wood on bass.

The Wood Brothers Extend Tour Dates Into 2019
Concerts & Tours

The Wood Brothers Extend Tour Dates Into 2019

The Wood Brothers have been on tour for most of 2018, and they’re not showing any signs of slowing down. They’ve just tacked on more dates to their fall tour that will take them into January 2019. The newly announced dates kick off November 9th in Ithaca, New York before jumping down to Texas and working up into Colorado. They...

The Wood Brothers Announce Fall 2018 Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

The Wood Brothers Announce Fall 2018 Tour Dates

The Wood Brothers will be taking their tour in support of their latest album, One Drop of Truth, into the fall. A new batch of tour dates will kick off October 24th at the Kentucky Theater in Lexington, Kentucky before heading to New England to wrap up November 10th in Providence, Rhode Island. Check out Chris Wood laying down the...

The Wood Brothers: When I Was Young
Bass Videos

The Wood Brothers: When I Was Young

Chris Wood has a way of playing funky lines on the upright bass. Case in point: this performance of “When I Was Young” from Music City Roots Live From The Factory in 2016. The bassist kicks the song off with a spirited, syncopated line before his brother Oliver and percussionist Jano Rix jump in on the action. Be sure to...

Groove – Episode #40: Chris Wood
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #40: Chris Wood

Wikipedia can be funny sometimes. When you look for Chris Wood, he is listed as a “jazz musician” (this happens when there are multiple people with the same name). I wonder if Wood considers himself a jazz musician? Most know him as a founder, experimental player and musician visionary within the band Medeski Martin & Wood. Others may know him...

The Wood Brothers: River Takes The Town (Live)
Bass Videos

The Wood Brothers: River Takes The Town (Live)

The Wood Brothers visited WFUV in January to perform some of their songs from their new album, One Drop of Truth. Here’s their performance of the album’s opening track, “River Takes The Town,” with Chris Wood laying down the low end.

The Wood Brothers Release “One Drop of Truth”
New Albums

The Wood Brothers Release “One Drop of Truth”

The Wood Brothers have returned with their sixth album entitled One Drop of Truth. The 10-song album deviates from their previous efforts by presenting each song as its own masterpiece, diving into a variety of styles and influences. “Often, when you’re making an album in the traditional way, there will be a unifying concept, whether that be in the approach...

The Wood Brothers Announce New Album and Tour, Release First Track
News

The Wood Brothers Announce New Album and Tour, Release First Track

The Wood Brothers have announced their sixth album, One Drop of Truth, will be released on February 2nd. The trio of Oliver Wood, Chris Wood, and Jano Rix also released the first track from the album to give fans a taste of what’s to come. “River Takes The Town” is a down-tempo and insightful tune that features Chris Wood’s impeccable...

Snarky Puppy Announces 2018 Tour, GroundUp Music Festival
Concerts & Tours

Snarky Puppy Announces 2018 Tour, GroundUp Music Festival

Michael League and Snarky Puppy have announced a U.S. tour for 2018 with support from fellow GroundUP artists Forq, Alina Engibaryan, Sirintip, and Banda Magda. The Grammy-winning band will begin their trek in Atlanta, Georgia on February 14th before heading north to Maryland then west. It is currently slated to wrap up March 4th after a four-night residency at SF...

Tedeschi Trucks Band with The Wood Brothers: Sweet Virginia
Bass Videos

Tedeschi Trucks Band with The Wood Brothers: Sweet Virginia

Kevin and I caught the Wheels of Soul Tour stop at Wolf Trap in Virginia last month, which featured Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Wood Brothers, and Hot Tuna. Needless to say, it was a night of incredible music and bass playing, thanks to Tim Lefebvre, Chris Wood, and Jack Casady. One of the highlights of the night was when the...