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Win music from Wooden Rings and We/Or/Me!

Purchase Your Ticket Today for the Wooden Rings EP release show and be entered to win FREE music! One “Grand Prize” winner will receive the new “Twisted & Tangled” EP, along with Wooden Rings’ self-titled debut album, a commemorative show poster, AND a copy of “The Walking Hour” by We/Or/Me. Two other winners will receive a copy of the new “Twisted & Tangled” EP. Tickets and more information are available online at http://www.oldtownschool.org/concerts/2013/10-24-2013-wooden-rings-8pm.

Lamplight Festival-Grand Rapids MI

We are very honored perform at the 2nd annual Lamp Light Music Festival! Continuing with tradition, this is a “House Show Music Festival” featuring music performances, workshops, visual art, and food in five different houses in the Eastown neighborhood of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Music begins on the Friday night of November 1st, and continues throughout the weekend, dovetailing on Novemeber3rd. If you live near Grand Rapids and plan to share this warm weekend with us, please check out our music before hand so you get a feeling for what we do. Can’t wait to wee you there!

“Twisted & Tangled” EP Release Party at Old Town School

Friends, this is going to be a wonderful show!!!

Wooden Rings will be performing all of the songs off of our new audience funded EP Twisted & Tangled, as heard on The Morning Shift hosted by Toni Sarabia on WBEZ. People are calling these songs some of our most powerful, mature work to date. We will be selling the EP for $6 and include merchandise packages, with buttons, shirts, and small posters so be sure to bring a little extra to take it home with you. Old town is a wonderful venue with great sound, comfortable spaces, and professional staff. The have a nice bar- this is definitely a date night.
“Wooden Rings, an eclectic and ambitious ensemble from Chicago, have managed to encapsulate a sound so uniquely diverse, it quickly finds roots in the hearts of any honest music fan. Although their sound is self-described as “acoustic chamber pop,” the amount of honesty and emotion expelled through their music creates such a direct connection to the listener that it’s as if their songs were being written just for you.”
-Old Town School of Folk Music
Twisted & Tangled EP Release Show: Acts: Wooden Rings, We/Or/Me, Andrew Malo Location: Old Town School of Folk Music [Szold Hall] 4545 N. Lincoln, Chicago IL. 60614 Date: October 24, 2013 Time: 8:00pm Tickets: $15.00 Advanced Ticket Purchase: From Old Town School Of Folk Music or Evenetbright

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Lamp CD Release with Wooden Rings

PHANTOM NOTE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS!! Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Doors: 9:00pm Show: 10:00pm 21+ $5 Ticket Link: http://www.yourticketstand.net/tickets/1044 LAMP (RELEASE SHOW!!) http://www.Facebook.com/lampband BASTARDGEIST http://www.bastardgeist.bandcamp.com/ WOODEN RINGS http://woodenrings.bandcamp.com/ Show up early at 8pm to catch Party Room, a night of improv comedy with: The High Ceilings https://www.facebook.com/TheHighCeilings

WBEZ 91.5 FM: The Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia

Chicago’s Wooden Rings are gearing up for a new release this summer. The band’s 2012 self-titled debut received some lofty praise, locally. The four-piece is sometimes described as a chamber quartet, though a more rustic, sometimes folky sound seems to shine through more often than anything else. That rusticism, married with confessional lyrics, makes for melancholy songs drenched in the eternal longing for one’s better days. The band features Ramah Jihan (nylon-string guitar, lead vocals, songwriter), Justin Rodig (supporting vocal, clarinet, banjo, bells), Brett Bakshis (electric bass) and Marissa Deitz (cello). Wooden Rings stop The Morning Shift by for a preview of their forthcoming record, Twisted & Tangled, and chat a little bit about their music. The rustic confessional of Wooden Rings by WBEZ’s Morning Shift is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
Wooden Rings just played The Morning Shift today and Tony Sarabia was so easy to talk to. Thanks to Tony and to all the crew for listening. It’s such an amazing complex at Navy Pier. Take a listen: https://soundcloud.com/morningshiftwbez/wooden-rings-plays-songs-from

“Finding Me” by Wooden Rings

“Finding Me” by Wooden Rings 2012 from Ramah Jihan on Vimeo.

A big “thank you” to Dan Finnen and Derek Cox at Distract Chicago for shooting this charming video all in one night. Fellow makers, these guys are very professional, a breeze to work with, and fantastically creative. See you guys at the Winter Show at Fitzgerald’s this Thursday 12.13.2012 We love it! WR