Pick of the Day: The Wooden Sky

If you check out our Feb. 25 issue, you’ll find a preview of this gig by Emily Zimmerman. I saw the Wooden Sky at a house concert in the Cathedral Area in early August just after the Regina Folk Festival. It was pretty cool. I even wrote about it in a subsequent issue. If our on-line archive was up and running, I could link you to it. But since it isn’t yet, you’ll have to settle for this link to an old Dog Blog post Carey Shaw did showing photos she took at the concert.

The Wooden Sky were originally supposed to play O’Hanlon’s in early February. But the alt-country Toronto septet ended up rescheduling to play two sold-out gigs in Calgary, and since then they’ve been performing throughout Alberta and B.C., including some shows at the Olympics. On their way home to Toronto for Canadian Music Week, I imagine, the Wooden Sky play the Exchange tonight.

As far as Mondays go, not too shabby.

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