Solid Sound Festival 2017

As promised, Wilco performed its 1996 album Being There from beginning to end on Friday, June 23. Being There had won an online poll asking Wilco fans which of the band’s records it should perform on the opening night of Solid Sound, a festival Wilco curates every other year at Continue Reading

Lollapalooza Photos: Day One

Photos from the rest of Day One at Lollapalooza 2010. (See the separate galleries I posted earlier for pictures of Jimmy Cliff, the Strokes and Lady Gaga.) This gallery includes photos of Wavves, the Walkmen, Mavis Staples (with Jeff Tweedy), the Big Pink, the Drive-By Truckers, the New Pornographers, the Continue Reading

Jeff Tweedy at the Vic

As much as I like Wilco and everything that band does to flesh out Jeff Tweedy’s songs, there’s still something special and extraordinary about seeing Tweedy perform a solo concert. It’s strange how his music flows along these two parallel paths: acoustic music, usually heard only in concert, and band Continue Reading