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The Wood Brothers Announce Fall Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

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 Truck Band at the Beacon...

The Wood Brothers: I Got Loaded
Bass Videos

The Wood Brothers: I Got Loaded

Ever since the Wood Brothers released their album Live at the Barn, I’ve been listening to them nonstop. One of my favorite songs on the album is “I Got Loaded,” which they also played in this awesome video. The trio, including double bassist Chris Wood, loaded themselves into a horse-drawn carriage and played the song through the French Quarter in...

Tedeschi Trucks Band Announces Summer Tour with Wood Brothers, Hot Tuna
Concerts & Tours

Tedeschi Trucks Band Announces Summer Tour with Wood Brothers, Hot Tuna

The Tedeschi Trucks Band has been going hard on the road this year, and now they’ve announced the biggest “Wheel of Soul” tour to date. The third annual summer tour will include support from The Wood Brothers and Hot Tuna, meaning bass lovers will be treated to Timothy Lefebvre (Tedeschi Trucks), Chris Wood (The Wood Brothers), and Jack Casady (Hot...

The Wood Brothers Release Live Album, Announce Tour Dates
New Albums

The Wood Brothers Release Live Album, Announce Tour Dates

The Wood Brothers are back with a new live album and tour for 2017. The trio of guitarist Oliver Wood, bassist Chris Wood, and drummer Jano Rix have just released Live At The Barn, which sees the band performing at a beautiful and bittersweet venue. Late drummer/vocalist Levon Helm regularly featured the Wood Brothers at his barn in Woodstock, New...

Wood Brothers Add Fall Leg to 2016 U.S. Tour
Concerts & Tours

Wood Brothers Add Fall Leg to 2016 U.S. Tour

The Wood Brothers, anchored by bassist extraordinaire Chris Wood, have announced Fall tour dates to fill out their 2016 tour. The three-piece, Nashville-based band are continuing their trek in support of their latest album, Paradise. Starting in Birmingham, Alabama on October 6th, the newly revealed performances will focus on the Southeast and Midwest. November will have the group visit Illinois,...

Chris Wood Plugs in for The Wood Brothers Album
New Albums

Chris Wood Plugs in for The Wood Brothers Album

Medeski, Martin & Wood bassist Chris Wood has gone electric on Paradise, his fifth album with The Wood Brothers, which, fittingly, includes his brother, Oliver. Chris Wood is better known for his double bass work, but on Paradise, he plays electric bass guitar while he and his brother rock out a bit more than usual for the Americana band. Just...

Bass Players to Know: Chris Wood
Bass Players To Know

Bass Players to Know: Chris Wood

Each week, as I scroll through the list of bass players hoping to settle on a new subject, there are a few things I tend to look for: superior technical skill, boundless imagination, and reverence for traditional and modern styles. This time, I jumped to the end of the alphabet. There was Victor Wooten, Willie Dixon, and Chris Wood. A...

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood Release “Juice”, Announce Tour Dates
New Albums

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood Release “Juice”, Announce Tour Dates

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood are together again, and hitting the road behind the four-man-lineup’s fourth album, . Guitarist Scofield, in a track-by-track assessment of the record for Relix Magazine, reveals not only the album’s origins in an effort to reflect the music of the African diaspora, but also talks about all the band members’ contributions, including pieces by bassist...

The Wood Brothers Announce Fall Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

The Wood Brothers Announce Fall Tour Dates

After spending the summer on the festival circuit, The Wood Brothers have announced their own tour that will stretch from September through October. The Americana folk group will kick off their trek at the WorkPlay Theatre in Birmingham, Alabama and spend the two-month outing focusing on the Southeast and Midwest United States. The Wood Brothers is based on the duo...

Wood Brothers Release “Live 2: Nail & Tooth”
New Albums

Wood Brothers Release “Live 2: Nail & Tooth”

The Wood Brothers have released the second installment of their live set with the release of Live, Volume 2: Nail & Tooth. The duo recorded the live sets during their 20-date U.S. tour, featuring covers from some of their biggest influences, including songs by Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Allen Toussaint. Bassist Chris Wood, who also handles vocals and harmonica and...