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Scott Wooldridge is a Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter. He's also a member of the Wooldridge Brothers, a Milwaukee-based band that recently released its seventh album, "Starts at Dusk." Feel free to wander around this site to find out more details, listen to music, and see photos.
It's going to be a busy spring for the Scott Wooldridge Trio and the Wooldridge Brothers. Check the "shows" sections for upcoming gigs--and stay tuned for more, including a CD launch for "Starts at Dusk" in Minneapolis on... you heard it here first... June 15!
Scott Wooldridge Trio
Our first show at the Urban Growler! Some previews of the upcoming CD release show in June are likely at this show--hope to see you there!
XTC All Star Tribute: Senses Working Overtime 6
One of my favorite shows of the year in the Twin Cities, this annual tribute to XTC is always amazing. I am honored to be part of it again this year. Stay tuned for more details!
Scott Wooldridge Trio at Carbone's
The Trio returns to the best Pizza place west of the Mississippi!
Wooldridge Brothers CD launch party
WBs unleash their new album on the Twin Cities! Amazing tunes! Astounding opening acts (White Sweater and Lolo's Ghost)! Special guest appearances! Free parking!
For "Starts at Dusk":
“One can think that they’ve heard every band that’s worthy of praise and then suddenly, unexpectedly, along comes an outfit so remarkable, it’s hard to believe they’ve been below the radar and out of sight. …Starts At Dusk, [features] music so obviously infectious, so singularly spectacular that it simply rings with recognition almost immediately.”—Lee Zimmerman, GoldMine.com
“From Squeeze and XTC-influenced shimmering pop rock to darker, more melancholic ruminations of middle age, longing, and regret, intelligent and thoughtful artistry comes through in every track. Highly recommended.”—Dan Israel, Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter
Brian Miller, Empire of the Senseless.
"Beautiful examples of pop songcraft, with a little bluesiness (in the best way possible) thrown in – gritty guitars, harmonies, Fender Rhodes..." Nicholas Pipitone, Commonstate.
“'Starts At Dusk' feels like a warm summer night from a time gone by; timeless songs played with heart that feel instantly memorable.” Ken Sumka, 88Nine, Milwaukee
“’Waiting it Out’ is Fleetwood Mac meets Pink Floyd. The entire album represents a whole new level of songwriting and production excellence for the Wooldridge Brothers.” Mike Endrizzi, FS Camels, That's What You Get (Minneapolis)
"'Starts At Dusk' is the Wooldridge Brothers, fully realized. This album takes chances, and rolls snake eyes every time. I could not listen just once, and it's refreshing to say that it took me on a journey … excellent." Liv Mueller, songstress, Chanteuse (Milwaukee)
For "Scott Wooldridge."
"Clear, compelling, heartfelt roots songs with an alt-country bent."
Andrea Swensson, Local Current Blog
"A folky set with philosophical anthems, sweet love songs, and spirited steel guitar work."
Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune.
"Song after song is a polished pop gem."
Paddy Fineran, Kenosha News.
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