Wilco has announced an early summer tour in the lead up to the band’s own Solid Sound Festival, which takes place at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA on June 23-25. Newly announced dates include concerts in Rochester Hills, MI, Pittsburgh, Louisville, KY, Indianapolis, Rockford, IL and Milwaukee. The band also headlines Eaux Claires on June 17. Tickets for upcoming shows are on sale Friday via wilcoworld.net. Three-day passes for Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival are also available now via solidsoundfestival.com.
Created by Wilco in 2010, Solid Sound features three days of music, comedy, art and family programming and takes place at MASS MoCA - the largest contemporary art museum in America - located in the scenic Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts. Wilco headlines two nights and are joined by Television, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Robert Glasper Experiment, Dawn of Midi, Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin with the Guilty Ones, Kevin Morby, Joan Shelley, Big Thief, Peter Wolf & the Midnight Travelers, Deep Sea Diver, Andy Shauf, Alloy Orchestra, Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids, Kacy & Clayton, Daniel Bachman, Nancy and Beth, Jeff Parker Trio, The Shaggs, and Max Hatt & Edda Glass. Wilco member’s side projects including Tweedy, The Autumn Defense, On Fillmore, The Nels Cline Four and Quindar will also perform.
Solid Sound’s always-popular comedy stage features three distinct sets on Saturday, June 24 from MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center. Hosted by John Hodgman in production with Pretty Good Friends, performers include Michael Ian Black, Eugene Mirman, Aparna Nancherla and Nick Offerman plus Jean Grae's The Show Show with DJ Quelle Chris.
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