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

Solid Sound Festival: Photos of Day 3

Photos from the third day of the 2015 Solid Sound Festival, June 28, 2015, at Mass MoCA in North Adams, Mass. (Also see my review of Solid Sound and my photos of Day 1 and Day 2.) Glenn Kotche rehearsal Wilco signs the band’s poster book Jeff Davis William Tyler Nels Cline & Norton Wisdom’s Stained Radiance Glenn Continue Reading

Tweedy on Sound Opinions at Lincoln Hall

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy is releasing his first solo album — or rather, an album called Sukierae under the moniker “Tweedy” — on Sept. 23, and he was scheduled to play a headlining concert on July 12 at Taste of Chicago. The city canceled that show after heavy rainstorms earlier Continue Reading