Ruth Moody (of The Wailin' Jennys) & Anthony da Costa in the Lounge presented by WMOT/Roots Radio - 6/1/19

Ruth Moody (of The Wailin' Jennys) & Anthony da Costa in the Lounge presented by WMOT/Roots Radio - 6/1/19

Saturday, June 01 2019 6:00pm Doors / 8:00pm Start / Ends 9:30pm (Estimated End Time)


General Admission
Sat Jun 01 2019

Ruth Moody (of The Wailin' Jennys) & Anthony da Costa in the Lounge presented by WMOT/Roots Radio - 6/1/19

at City Winery The Lounge at City Winery

9:30pm (Estimated End Time)


General Admission






Ruth Moody is an award winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Canada, celebrated for her angelic soprano voice and effortless command. As a founding and current member of The Wailin’ Jennys, she has garnered two Juno Awards and performed to wrapt audiences in sold-out venues around the globe.  

Ruth’s solo albums “The Garden” and “These Wilder Things” received glowing reception from fans and critics alike.  Her collaborations with the legendary Mark Knopfler on ‘These Wilder Things' and his albums “Privateering” and “Tracker” brought her voice to music lovers across the world, and 2015 saw her performing in Europe and the UK in legendary venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, both as a support act and as a member of Mark’s band.  A respected and accomplished songwriter, Ruth’s songs often sound traditional, tapping into timeless and universal themes, but hold an intimacy and honesty that is unmistakably hers. They have won awards, appeared in film and television and have been performed by countless choirs and ensembles around the world.

Ruth is currently in the planning stages of a new solo album, and traverses the continent on a constant quest for inspiration and beauty.


Anthony da Costa’s songs don’t extend metaphors or spin yarns. They shoot straight. The singer-songwriter and guitarist speaks plainly, from the heart and the gut. Originally hailing from Pleasantville, NY, Anthony has been writing and performing songs since he was thirteen. At the age of sixteen, he became the youngest winner ever of both the Falcon Ridge and Kerrville Folk Festival songwriting competitions.


Anthony's latest solo release is DA COSTA, a self-produced album which was recorded in Austin, TX and features contributions from Aaron Lee Tasjan, as well as members of Okkervil River, Ben Kweller, and Eric Johnson. Sing Out! Magazine once called him “an outstanding writer of plainspoken Americana.” Now living in Nashville, da Costa is about to release SHADOW LOVE, an EP produced by Dan Knobler (Lake Street Dive, Rodney Crowell). He also has a new full-length album "in the can," produced by Kenneth Pattengale of The Milk Carton Kids.


Anthony has opened for Loretta Lynn, Judy Collins, Suzanne Vega, John Moreland, The Milk Carton Kids, Kenny Loggins and other awesome folks like that. He played guitar in a band called Nancy and Beth, featuring actor/singers Megan Mullally (Will and Grace) and Stephanie Hunt. That band has played some amazing stages, including CONAN on TBSs. Anthony spent 2016 as the touring guitarist and harmony singer for Aoife O’Donovan (Crooked Still, Prairie Home Companion). In 2017, he backed Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Sarah Jarosz. Anthony can currently be found touring alongside Joy Williams (of The Civil Wars) as her opening act and bandleader. He's appeared at numerous festivals around the world, such as the Newport Folk Festival, Sasquatch, Tønder (Denmark) and Celtic Connections (Scotland).