BG: A Double Dose Of Wilco News

While the folks behind Coachella made their ticket holders wait until nearly the day of the fest to divulge their daily lineup, organizers of the second annual Solid Sound festival have gone the opposite route. Yesterday, the producers of the Wilco-curated event, which is set to take place from June 24-26, released their daily schedule, giving attendees over two  months to plan their days at MASS MoCa. The Chicago-based act will headline both Friday and Saturday nights, while The Levon Helm Band will close things out with a late-afternoon set on Sunday.

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Finally, in other Wilco related news, Jeff Tweedy recently appeared on the Canadian late-night talk show George Stroumboulopoulus Tonight, where he sat down with Strombo for two interview segments and also performed a new tune called Open Your Mind – which if we were to make a logical assumption may appear on the band’s debut album on its own dBpm Records label later this year. Tomorrow night, Jeff Tweedy will kick off a two-night hometown solo acoustic stand at the Vic Theater. Be sure to keep an eye on our Twitter feed on Saturday night, as our intrepid leader Scott Bernstein will be tweeting live from the show in the Windy City.

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2 thoughts on “BG: A Double Dose Of Wilco News

  1. Drew Reply

    Stroumboulopoulus!

  2. Augustus Westus Reply

    Would love to hear a less calculated, more sloppy disc with mucho shredding geetar licks. Maybe skip the mastering and just rock-out warts and all. Last two were solid yet a wee bit slick. Still smarting a little from that tune where Tweedy cleans the house and rattles off random shit. Think A.M. 2 guys!!!! And I know how much Tweedy will hate hearing this!!!

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