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Wilco Covers Nick Lowe's "Peace Love & Understanding" For Spotify

Members of Wilco have been staying busy recently, which is great news for fans of the band.The band recently recorded two tracks for a Spotify Singles series, including a cover of Nick Lowes (Whats So Funny Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding? (The song was later made famous by Elvis Costello.)The cover seems to...

On TV | Jeff Tweedy And More Guest With Big Star On New DVD

This week, a new CD and DVD release hit] stores that celebrates the musical legacy of Big Stars Third.When songwriter and guitarist Alex Chilton passed away two days before he was scheduled to perform at SXSW with Big Star in 2010, a multitude of famous friends and collaborators traveled to Texas to perform the show...

Setlist / Videos | Jeff Tweedy @ Vic Theatre April 2017

 A post shared by Jam Productions ???? (@jamusa) on Apr 22, 2017 at 9:17am PDTIf it's springtime that means it must be Jeff Tweedy time in Chicago.This year's show come on the heels of the announcement that the Wilco front-man will release a solo acoustic album, and come sandwiched around Record Store Day for good measure....

Jeff Tweedy To Release Solo Acoustic Album, Together At Last

If you know his sense of humor, of course a completely solo album from Wilco frontman and primary songwriter Jeff Tweedy would be called Together At Last.And that bit of unabashed charm may end up being one of the least charming things about this forthcoming set.The release will feature 11 songs "from...

LISTEN | Jeff Tweedy Meets Chikamorachi - An All Improv Set From Big Ears

Jeff Tweedy contains multitudes.  Even within a single Wilco show, he can jump between art-rock provocatuer, emotional songwriter, and stand-up comedian.  But untether him completely from the band, or his side projects, or his solo gigs, and even more is revealed.At March's Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN, Joel Berk (@pfcidb) ...

What's In A Winterlude? A Look At Four Wilco Shows In Chicago

Photos: Zach StoneAfter Wilco's summer stop in at Pritzker Pavillion. I had a good long thought about the bands pure Chicago-ness.There was plenty of Summer Lovin' from their hometown fans on that evening, but Wilco has traditionally funnelled its love of the city into a winter residency -- dubbed Winterlude -- and by Februrary...

Stream / Download / Video | Wilco @ Chicago Theatre 2/25/17

Photo: @wilcoNight three of Wilco's Winterlude was broadcast via WXRT and we are lucky to have the broadcast captured and shared.The show's songlist leaned heavily on the tried and true material with a handful of rarites (with a focus on Being There material) tossed in -- giving it an overall feel similar to what...

Setlist / Video | Wilco @ Chicago Theatre 2/23/17

Photo: @wilcoWhile there was plenty of overlap song-wise from night one (our full review of Winterlude's first night is HERE), the second night of Winterlude was its own animal.Starting with the opener, a take on Schmilco's "Normal American Kids", played as just a Tweedy / Cline duo.  "Company In My Back" and "The...

Setlist / Video | Wilco @ Chicago Theatre 2/22/17

Photo: @wrapthechancerWith dozens of shows in Chicago and the surrounding areas, last night was the the first for Wilco at Chicago Theatre (if you except an appearance on Conan O'Brien's show that was broadcast from the venue).Back in their hometown ("hello, neighbors" - Jeff Tweedy) and performing again for the first time since November,...

Review / Video / Setlist | Wilco @ Chicago Theatre 2/22/17

By: Alex Wood | Photo: @chicagotheatreOpening with Ashes Of American Flags, Wilco instantly foreshadowed the dynamic of their first performance of 2017s four-night Winterlude run at Chicago Theatre, its spacious, acoustic ambiance and pointed political theme to remain for the majority of their set.An unusual but enticing beginning, the song got the ball slowly rolling,...