The Wood Brothers, known for their "taut musicianship" (LA Times) and harmonies "only genetics could muster" (Time Out) will take the stage for Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday at WoodyFest on July 12 at NYC's City Winery. The band, whose "stunning... brilliant" (All Music Guide) 'Live, Vol. 1: Sky High' is out now on Southern Ground Artists, will perform alongside Allen Toussaint and Rachel Yamagata at the Steve Earle-hosted tribute as part of their nationwide 2012 tour. Vol. 2 of the live release is due later this summer.
WHAT: The Wood Brothers at WoodyFest
(Oliver Wood – guitar, vocals; Chris Wood – bass, vocals; Jano Rix (drums, melodica, vocals)
WHEN: Thursday, July 12; 6pm seating, 8pm show
WHERE: The City Winery, 155 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013
TICKETS: Starting at $60 - http://bit.ly/JU58fH
Capable of captivating 10,000 seat arenas and rowdy rock clubs alike, the Wood Brothers let loose live, giving listeners a reason to revel in their characteristic “gripping” (NY Times) vocals and "meaty, smoky" (M Magazine) songwriting.
Watch The Wood Brothers perform an impromptu version of "Luckiest Man" in an abandoned schoolhouse (via Mason Jar Music): http://youtu.be/TYY1T7BYd9Uhttp://shorefire.com/clients/woodbrothers/http://www.thewoodbros.com