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THE WOODEN SKY to Meaford (Posted On: Monday, April 06, 2015)

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Indie folk-rockers THE WOODEN SKY will be performing in Meaford in May in support of their latest album release Let's Be Ready.  Presented by Inside the Music, The Wooden Sky along with Kingston indie rockers Lost Cousins, will be performing at the Meaford Hall in downtown Meaford. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at insidethemusic or at the Meaford Hall box office or call 877-538-0463.

Since the release of The Wooden Sky's last LP in 2012, Every Child a Daughter, Every Moon a Sun, the intervening world has grabbed hold of the band, twisting and shaping the production of their fourth album: Let's Be Ready.  Navigating the strife and uncertainty of evolving friendships, lost loves, death and the ever-shifting challenges of the music industry, Gavin Gardiner (vocals/guitar), Andrew Kekewich (drums) and Simon Walker (multi-instrumentalist) found themselves in a new place: holed up in Toronto's west-end - in Gardiner's garage-turned-studio to be exact. With the help of familiar collaborators Edwin Huizinga (violin) and Andrew Wyatt (bass and vocals), the band spent gruelling hours together digging deeper into their sound, looking both for answers to their doubts, and a way to quiet them.

The album was conceived amidst many changes for the band-saying goodbye to both a founding member and their long time record label. In the process of putting the pieces back together, The Wooden Sky looked to the talent and brawn of friend and producer Chris Stringer. Together they worked and reworked the songs, studio hopping around Toronto in order to give each track a unique shape and space on the record.

Thanks to a devoted and ever-growing international fan base, (the result of a strong history of touring-success in Canada and abroad), and with a string of awards and nominations under the belt (including a 2012 Juno nod), the band is set to leave any remaining doubts behind. Letting their hair grow long and armed with perhaps their most confident record to date The Wooden Sky is poised to cross the world reaching new heights on the back of it's latest album, Let's Be Ready.

Inside The Music with The Wooden Sky and Lost Cousins at Meaford Hall on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Tickets are on sale now.  Showtime is 8:00pm. Doors open at 7:30pm. This is an all ages show. For more information on The Wooden Sky please visit their website. For more info on Lost Cousins please visit their website.


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