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  • The Wood Brothers Extend Tour Dates Into 2019

    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... »

  • The Wood Brothers Announce Fall 2018 Tour Dates

    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... »

  • The Wood Brothers: When I Was Young

    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... »

  • Groove – Episode #40: Chris Wood

    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 &... »

  • The Wood Brothers: River Takes The Town (Live)

    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”

    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... »

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

    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... »

  • Snarky Puppy Announces 2018 Tour, GroundUp Music Festival

    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... »

  • Tedeschi Trucks Band with The Wood Brothers: Sweet Virginia

    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 Wood Brothers Announce Fall Tour Dates

    The Wood Brothers Announce Fall Tour Dates

    The Wood Brothers have been hard at work this summer with the Tedeschi Trucks Band for their Wheels of Soul Tour. Now the trio, anchored by bass guru Chris Wood, has announced their tour plans for the fall with dates in October and November. The trek kicks off after another supporting gig with the Tedeschi... »