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Just Announced: Jeff Tweedy will play a solo show at Princeton’s McCarter Theater

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Just Announced: Jeff Tweedy will play a solo show at Princeton’s McCarter Theater

Tweedy | Photo By Noah Silvestry | silvestography.com

Wilco leader Jeff Tweedy is taking some time to himself in 2018, and embarks on a solo tour this spring that brings him to the region for an April 18th show at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Tickets for the show will be available Friday, February 9th, more information can be found here.

Last year, Wilco headlined the first night of the XPoNential Music Festival and Tweedy self-released a solo record called Together At Last, a collection of re-worked versions of Wilco classics. He also appeared at ...

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End of the Road fest: 2018 lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2018 lineup was revealed today featuring headliners Vampire Weekend (their first show in four years) and St. Vincent, plus Feist, Yo La Tengo, Ezra Furman, Jeff Tweedy, John Cale, Oh Sees, Gruff Rhys, Fat White Family, Julia Holter, Destroyer, Big Thief, Aldous Harding, Hookworms, Omar Souleyman, Mulatu Astatke, Protomartyr, Japanese Breakfast, Gwenno, and lots more.

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XPN MusicNotes: Watch Mavis Staples perform live on Kimmel for MLK Day, see the “video likeness” of Prince onstage in April in Minneapolis

Source: The Key (WXPN)

XPN MusicNotes: Watch Mavis Staples perform live on Kimmel for MLK Day, see the “video likeness” of Prince onstage in April in Minneapolis

Mavis Staples | photo by Cameron Pollack for WXPN

Mavis Staples was the musical guest on last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! for Martin Luther King Day. Watch the legendary singer perform an emotional live version of “Build a Bridge.”

Mavis Staples will be performing at this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival following the release of her latest album If All I Was Was Black, which was written and produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy.

A special concert & event featuring a “video likeness” of Prince is being planned for April 21st in Minneapolis. The show, featuring Prince’s video likeness, ...

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Yo La Tengo Hanukkah Night 6: Tweedy, Eugene Mirman & more (pics, video, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It was a very Yo La Tweedy Hanukkah with Jeff opening the night and then joining Ira, Georgia and James for almost their whole set.

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A Prairie Home Companion officially retitled ‘Live From Here’ (listen to 1st ep w/ Jeff Tweedy)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After cutting ties with Garrison Keillor, A Prairie Home Companion has officially been retitled , as host Chris Thile informed the audience at NYC’s Town Hall on Saturday (12/16).

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Bon Iver, Jeff Tweedy, Margo Price & more celebrated NPR Music’s 10th anniversary (pics, videos)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Robert Glasper, Kronos Quartet, Bilal, Black Thought, Tank and the Bangas and even more showed up to the event, which had an entirely surprise lineup.

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watch Jeff Tweedy & Steve Albini play cops in new Affordable Care Act PSA

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jeff Tweedy and Steve Albini bring their comedic talents to a new PSA about the Affordable Care Act. As you may know the Trump administration cut the ACA enrollment window in half and eliminated its advertising budget, so you may not know that enrollment ends December 15…

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (11/17)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include the powerful new Mavis Staples album, the posthumous Sharon Jones album, the latest Electric Wizard rager, and more.

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Jeff Tweedy discusses depression & more in new podcast; Wilco share ‘Being There’ outtake

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jeff discussed his frequent migraines growing up, and his history struggling with anxiety and depression, turning to alcohol, marijuana, and opioids, before eventually spending time in rehab. Aside from these heavy topics, Jeff also talked about the beginnings of his record collection, and his large amount of guitars.

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XPN MusicNotes: Listen to Mavis Staples’ new song “Build A Bridge” featuring Jeff Tweedy

Source: The Key (WXPN)

XPN MusicNotes: Listen to Mavis Staples’ new song “Build A Bridge” featuring Jeff Tweedy

Mavis Staples | photo by Cameron Pollack for WXPN

Soul singing legend Mavis Staples is still going strong at age 78 and has just released a new song called “Build A Bridge” from her soon to be released new album If All I Was Was Black, which she recorded with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy

If All I Was Was Black comes out on November 17th and Mavis has a bunch of performances opening for Bob Dylan throughout November including two shows at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby this Saturday and Sunday, November 11th and 12th; more information can be found at ...

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Spoon, Bon Iver, Jeff Tweedy & more playing ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ shows at Town Hall

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chris Thile will bring A Prairie Home Companion back to Town Hall in December…

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Wilco announce vinyl reissues; Mavis Staples & Bob Dylan share songs

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Wilco have announced that they’re giving vinyl and CD reissues to their first two albums, A.M. and Being There, with bonus material including alternate takes, unreleased songs, and live recordings…

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Aimee Mann, Randy Newman, Jeff Tweedy & more playing WFUV’s 2017 holiday show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 lineup for WFUV’s annual “Holiday Cheer” benefit show has been announced with Jeff Tweedy, Aimee Mann, Randy Newman, and Lo Moon all playing NYC’s Beacon Theatre on December 15.

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Mavis Staples announces Jeff Tweedy collaboration If All I Was Was Black

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Mavis Staples announces Jeff Tweedy collaboration If All I Was Was Black

Mavis Staples | photo by Cameron Pollack for WXPN

XPN Fest veterans and longtime friends Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy (of Wilco) have collaborated together a few times before, but the just-announced If All I Was Was Black is a particularly special project. Slated for a November 17 release on Anti- Records, the 10-track album was produced and written by Tweedy, with vocalist Staples contributing to the lyrics on three tracks. In addition to being the first full-length of original material the the two have worked on together, If All I Was Was Black takes on a political tone, addressing racial ...

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Daniel Johnston playing final shows, backed by Jeff Tweedy, Built to Spill, Modern Baseball, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Cult artist Daniel Johnston has influenced tons of people over the years (like Kurt Cobain) and he has now announced what he says will be his final shows. Each show will have him backed by artists he influenced, specific to the city.

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Jeff Tweedy reworks Wilco favorites on acoustic Together At Last, out now

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Jeff Tweedy reworks Wilco favorites on acoustic Together At Last, out now

Jeff Tweedy | Photo By Noah Silvestry | silvestography.com

Earlier this week Bob Bumbera reported on Jeff Tweedy‘s solo record during the XPN Morning Show, sharing a video of the Wilco frontman performing album cut “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart” on Late Night With Seth Myers. Yes, you already know that Wilco classic and yes it is appearing on Together At Last – that’s because the new effort, out today, features a number of Tweedy favorites, from main projects and side projects, done in an intimate, acoustic style.

Other Wilco tunes getting a makeover include “Dawned On Me” and “Sky ...

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Bon Iver, Jenny Lewis, & others cover John Prine at Eaux Claires (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

One of the collaborative highlights of the third edition of Eaux Claires was ‘Bon Iver Presents: John Prine and the American Songbook,’ which featured artists like Justin Vernon, Jenny Lewis, Jeff Tweedy, Mountain Man, Spank Rock, and Anais Mitchell covering Prine’s songs.

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Jeff Tweedy played ‘Seth Meyers,’ collabed with Justin Vernon, & more Wilco news

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This weekend, Jeff Tweedy releases his new solo acoustic LP, and Wilco will perform ‘Being There’ in full at their semi-annual Solid Sound Festival at Mass MoCA…

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (5/5)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Perfume Genius’ gorgeous, ambitious new album, the first At the Drive In album in 17 years, the first Slowdive album in 22 years, and more.

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Joan Shelley preps Jeff Tweedy-produced LP, touring w/ Wilco, Richard Thompson

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The new album also features contributions from her frequent collaborator Nathan Salsburg, Jeff Tweedy’s son and bandmate Spencer, and James Elkington (who is one half of a duo with Nathan Salsburg).

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Jeff Tweedy, Mekons members & more reinterpret Carl Sandburg’s poetry on new LP (stream it)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There’s also a NYC release show this Saturday with the album’s creator, David Nagler, and a ten-piece band.

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Wilco Shine On Thoughtful Tenth LP “Schmilco”

Source: Rock On Philly

 

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Indie legends Wilco, who have been one of the leading bands in the underground for over a decade, released the aptly titled Schmilco on September 9th.  Schmilco sees a softer, more acoustic side to the band compared to its predecessor Star Wars which was released only a year ago. Jeff Tweedy, the man behind Wilco, gets incredibly introspective with songs like “If I Ever Was a Child” and “Normal American Kids”. Jeff is getting older, and he’s ok with that. Schmilco is far less experimental than Wilco’s famed releases Yankee Hotel Foxtrot and ...

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