Setlist / Videos | Jeff Tweedy @ Vic Theatre April 2017


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If 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.

But the solo arrangements are only half the bargain when you check out Mr. Tweedy at one of these shows -- with plenty of whimsical interaction with the crowd, there may be a few chuckles as well.

Here's a shot of him pausing Saturday night's show to text his wife.  Oh, she was in the building, but this was "easier than shouting up to the balcony".

While the entry prices were steep, proceeds whent to benefit education as in past years.

And as is tradition, those who lined up first were treated to their requests.  Here's a shot of the stage setlist for Saturday's show, with the requestor's names.


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For a little more of what it's all about, check out the videos by Vanessa Bernal.  The banter at the end of "California Stars" is classic, funny and also a little political, which has been a subject of many of Jeff's on-stage rants these days.

"A Shot In The Arm"

"Nothingsevergonnastandinmyway (again)" despite the video's title

And here are the setlists as played, as compiled by the intrepid user bböp at

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Cry All Day
Country Disappeared
Christ For President
Jesus Wept
New Moon
Pot Kettle Black
Ashes Of American Flags
I'm Always In Love
More Like The Moon
Someone To Lose
When You Wake Up Feeling Old
Sky Blue Sky
Born Alone
Childlike and Evergreen
We've Been Had
Passenger Side
I'm A Wheel
Outta Mind (Outta Sight)
Just Say Goodbye
A Shot in the Arm
I Can't Keep From Talking
California Stars
Casino Queen
Dreamer In My Dreams

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Via Chicago (with harmonica)
Wishful Thinking
One Wing
Radio King
Muzzle of Bees
Airline To Heaven
Heavy Metal Drummer
How To Fight Loneliness
Bull Black Nova
Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down
You Are My Face
I'll Fight
We Aren't The World (Safety Girl)
Oklahoma U.S.A. [The Kinks]
—Happy Birthday sung by audience to song requester Brent—
High As Hello
Where Do I Begin
Passenger Side
I Got You (At The End of the Century) ("This Is 40" arrangement)
Dawned On Me
Random Name Generator
------------------------------ (fake encore)
The Thanks I Get
I'm The Man Who Loves You
Hoodoo Voodoo

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