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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) ...

On TV | Allman, Raitt, Tweedy & More Join Mavis For 'The Weight'

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: An all-star band honoring (and including) Mavis Staples.  Greg Allman, Grace Potter, Jeff Tweedy, Bonnie Raitt, Michael McDonald and many more take a turn on the mic for the encore at Chicago's Auditorium Theater....

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,...

Who Wore It Best? Cubs Edition

We're taking our first dive into fashion with today's post. Somehow we've managed to convince some of our favorite musicians to model the same garment.  The question... who wore it best?  Vote in our poll at the bottom of the article. From 2006, a sweet no-undershirt look marries confidence with a devil-may-care...

Weir Excited For Beyondify

Beyondify is our periodic feature which features new music before it hits Spotify.  As usual, we mine Bandcamp, Soundcloud, and YouTube for the goods. While our last edition was of super high quality but didn't feature may big names, this one has so much star power you might want to...

Jeff Tweedy's Guide To Chicago

Wilco plays a highly anticipated Sunday night show at Chicago's Pritizker pavilion this weekend.But it's no ordinary tour stop.  Jeff Tweedy lives here and clearly has an affection for the city.Yesterday, we learned more about how far this love goes, as Jeff and the band teamed up with huckberry.com for a...

Setlist / Video | Jeff Tweedy @ Vic Theater, May 13 & 14, 2016

Jeff Tweedy performed two shows at Chicago's Vic Theater this weekend to benefit youth scholarships. After the 2015 event was reduced to a single show, it's great to see him pack to the pair, especially since each show gave a different look.Of course, the same house rules from years past still apply. The first 30 people...

Listen To Jeff Tweedy Discuss The Process Of Writing Wilco's "Magnetized"

Wilcos Jeff Tweedy was recently featured on Song Exploder, the podcast dedicated to artists breaking down the process in which their songs were written and developed.For the episode, Tweedy discusses the creation of Magnetized from Star Wars, offering a lot of interesting insight into his writing process.First, he creates a mumble track, which...