Jeff Tweedy Stories

On TV | Jeff Tweedy’s NPR Set Featuring A New Song

Last weekend, Jeff Tweedy performed a career-spanning solo set in Washington, DC as part of NPR Musics 10th anniversary celebration.The songwriter opened with a new song titled Bombs Above before breaking into Uncle Tupelos Weve Been Had, a Mavis Staple track and three Wilco songs, including A.M.s Passenger Side.The new song...

On TV | Full Show Video From Wilco in St. Paul

On TV features a quick recap of what weve been listening to at Tomorrows Verse headquarters.Who: WilcoWhat: Professional, full-show video from their show in St. Paul on November 16, 2017.You Need To Know: Wilco finished their current tour with a three-night run in St. Paul, Minnesota, with plans for a hiatus from touring for the...

Friday Album Reviews | Seven New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks from the week. Here are our favorite records from 11/17.Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Soul Of A Woman [11/17]Soul Of A Woman is the final album from the late Sharon Jones, put together posthumously by The Dap-Kings. Like the rest of her...

Late Night Roundup | Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Mavis Staples & More

Watch some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional late-night television circuit. 1. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertHaving recently released the collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice, songwriters Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile stopped by Colberts show to perform a couple songs. They played Over Everything with their...

Review / Setlist | Daniel Johnston with Jeff Tweedy & Friends @ The Vic 10/18/17

By: Alex Wood | Photo: @mgnstrSongwriter Daniel Johnston is currently embarking on his final tour, the 12-date trek including two shows at The Vic last week.Amongst rock historys most creative figures, Johnston naturally wouldnt settle for simplicity, instead creating a star-studded tour where each citys stop would be backed by a popular musician or band...

Wilco Announces Touring Hiatus, New Jeff Tweedy-Produced Mavis Staples Album

While announcing a final batch of tour dates in Missouri and Minnesota, Wilco announced on social media that the band would be taking a break from touring in 2018.These will be the last Wilco shows of 2017 AND the band plan to take most, if not all, of 2018 off from the road, the band wrote on...

Album Reviews | August 2017 Releases

Randy Newman Dark Matter [8/4]It only makes sense for Randy Newman to return in 2017 with his first new material in nine years. The songwriters knack for cynical and sarcastic songwriting fits perfectly with the political climate, a fact not lost on Newman, who delivers songs like Putin with a firm tongue-in-cheek cleverness. The record still...

Friday Album Reviews | Five New Albums You Need To Know

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Sketches of Brunswick East [8/17]Insanely prolific Australian psychedelic rockers King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard released their third new record of 2017 this week, with two more set for release by the years end. The band collaborated with Mild High Club for a smoother, trippy lounge sound that underlies the...

Wilco Releases New Benefit Song, “All Lives, You Say?”

In the wake of political turmoil, Wilco released a timely new single, with proceeds benefitting the Southern Poverty Law Center.All Lives, You Say?, a reference to the Black Lives Matter movement, is a somber acoustic number, not far in style from the songs from Schmilco. The lyrics are predictably politically pointed.     ...

FESTIVAL WATCH | Ellnora Guitar Festival

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know.Ellnora Guitar Festival September 14-16, Champaign, ILHeadliners To WatchJeff Tweedy Holding down the folk side of the festival, Wilcos Jeff Tweedy will bring his massive catalog of music to the festival for an intimate, ticketed...