The Nashville-based band known as The Wood Brothers creates Americana music that has a unique style and approach to a classic genre. Brothers Oliver Wood and Chris Wood were raised in Colorado, but they've both lived and performed throughout the US. This talented three-piece band brings every style of American music together into a beautiful mix that leaves audiences breathless at The Wood Brothers' live performances.
Brothers Playing Together
Oliver and Chris Wood both knew they wanted to make music, but they spent the first 15 years of their careers headed in separate directions. Oliver played in guitar cover bands and toured with Tinsley Ellis; Chris studied jazz bass and founded Medeski Martin & Wood. When Oliver sat in during one of Chris's shows around 2004, the two realized that they should get the family back together. The Wood Brothers released its first album, Ways Not to Lose, in 2006; since then, it's been nothing but a stairway to success.
Where can I buy The Wood Brothers tickets?
The Wood Brothers offers a uniquely heartwarming performance that many Americana fans love. Grab your tickets at StubHub for a night you'll never forget.
Will The Wood Brothers be playing in a city near me?
The Wood Brothers tours steadily throughout the US. The band will be in Europe in September 2019, but an October performance in Pensacola kicks off the start of its fall 2019 tour. The band's schedule will take it up through Greensboro, N.C. and Louisville, Ky., and then head into the Midwest for performances in Cincinnati, Ohio, St. Louis, Mo. and Kansas City, Mo. The Wood Brothers will then head to the northernmost part of the States with shows in Madison, Wis., and Indianapolis, Ind. Finally, the group will jump back into the South to perform in Tulsa and Omaha, Okla. and Austin, Texas before the year is out.
What does The Wood Brothers' music sound like?
The Wood Brothers is an Americana group that makes enchanting and emotional acoustic songs. The band's music has a folksy sound with jazz-inspired tones and a surprising number of modern twists. The Wood Brothers' songs usually feature lead vocals from Oliver and talented acoustic bass from Chris, but all three members of the band often sing or switch the instruments they're playing for specific tracks.
Who's the third member of The Wood Brothers?
Upright bass player Chris Wood and guitarist Oliver Wood are actual brothers, but there's a third person up on stage at The Wood Brothers concerts. This is Jano Rix, a multi-instrumentalist musician who often plays a hybrid acoustic and percussion instrument called the shuitar. He shares songwriting credits on the album titled Paradise, and his unique talents are influential to the sound of the band.
What are The Wood Brothers concerts like?
The Wood Brothers' shows are always upbeat, folksy and nostalgic. The openers aren't always Americana artists. At a 2019 event in Washington D. C., the band's audience got to enjoy the gorgeous vocals of singer Priscilla Renea, who has written songs for popular artists like Rihanna. When The Wood Brothers finally steps onto the stage, the band moves the room with warm melodies and amazing acoustic talent. At a late point in the evening, The Wood Brothers gathers around a single microphone for a classic acoustic experience; then, the band will finish off the night with an energetic track that has the audience cheering and singing along.
How many albums have The Wood Brothers released?
There are six studio albums by The Wood Brothers. The band's first and second albums, Ways Not to Lose and Loaded, were released in 2006. Loaded made it onto Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart as did Smoke Ring Halo in 2011. In 2013, the group made it to position No. 3 with The Muse, and in 2015, it hit No. 1 with Paradise. The band's 2018 album called One Drop of Truth also made it to No. 1 on the Heatseekers chart and No. 11 on the Folk chart. Other The Wood Brothers releases include a collection of covers titled Up Above My Head and four live recordings.Back to Top
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