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Oliver Wood Discusses "Kingdom," Burlington, Albany Concerts

The Wood Brothers, with Oliver Wood in the middle.
Alysse Gafkjen
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The Wood Brothers, with Oliver Wood in the middle.

One of the best live bands in American music is returning to our region for two gigs this winter. The Wood Brothers will be at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington, Vermont on February 6 and at the Palace in Albany February 8.

When we last spoke with singer-guitarist Oliver Wood two years ago, the group was just putting out its new album “One Drop Of Truth.” Now, the trio is back with its seventh studio release: “Kingdom In My Mind.”

Oliver Wood says this album came from the most improvisation the group has ever done.

A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Ian joined WAMC in late 2008 and became news director in 2013. He began working on Morning Edition and has produced The Capitol Connection, Congressional Corner, and several other WAMC programs. Ian can also be heard as the host of the WAMC News Podcast and on The Roundtable and various newscasts. Ian holds a BA in English and journalism and an MA in English, both from the University at Albany, where he has taught journalism since 2013.
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