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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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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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Newport Folk Festival Saturday pics (Wilco, Jim James, Angel Olsen, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Newport Folk Festival continued Saturday with sets from Wilco, Jim James, Angel Olsen, Offa Rex, Grandma’s Hands Band, Nikki Lane, Marlon Williams, Mandolin Orange, J.P. Harris & Chance McCoy, Billy Brag & Joe Henry, Drive-By Truckers, The Avett Brothers, and more.

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Best Weekend Ever: Wilco, Diana Ross, Queen

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured photo by Juliane McCue

 

July is already coming to a close, and the summer will rush past you if you don’t make the most of the shows coming by. It’ll be a rainy weekend, but that won’t keep the artists away and not for true fans neither. Grab a stylish poncho and head out with confidence!

Best Weekend Ever: Wilco, Diana Ross, Queen

Thursday 7/27:

This is Hardcore Fest is back at Union Transfer for night one, and single day tickets are sold out as usual. This year’s lineup includes Ramallah, Madball, Terror, Death Threat, and more. If you want to get ...

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Trans-Pecos fest: 2017 lineup & tix (Wilco, Jenny Lewis & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Wilco, Jenny Lewis, Lee Ann Womack, Robert Ellis, and Hurray for the Riff Raff are among the artists announced in the initial lineup of the 2017 Trans Pecos Festival of Music & Love which happens September 28 – October 1 at El Cosmico in Marfa, TX…

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Newport Folk Fest 2017 set times

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Luckily there are no full-set conflicts, but a few partial conflicts including Regina Spektor overlapping with Fleet Foxes.

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Stream the 2017 XPoNential Music Festival playlist on Spotify

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Stream the 2017 XPoNential Music Festival playlist on Spotify

Clockwise from top left; Jeff Tweedy of Wilco | Photo By Noah Silvestry, Pinegrove | photo by Jeremy Zimmerman, Angel Olsen | Photo by Kate McCann

The 2017 XPoNential Music Festival is fast approaching, coming to the Camden Waterfront on July 28-30. To get you as ready and pumped for the festival as we are, we’ve created a Spotify Playlist of all the incredible artists performing at this year’s XPN Fest, with a spotlight on a few players to get you started. Don’t have your tickets yet? 3-Day Go Everywhere Passes are on sale now and XPN Members save up ...

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Eaux Claires 2017 pics & videos (Wilco, Paul Simon, Feist, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The third edition of Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires festival was heavy on collaborations between performers, including Vernon and Dessner themselves. Paul Simon was joined by a classical ensemble, and many artists covered John Prine. Chance the Rapper, Danny Brown, Feist, Perfume Genius, Sylvan Esso, and Francis and the Lights were among others who played the festival.

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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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XPoNential Fest 2017 adds Pinegrove, Foxygen & more (updated lineup)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

They join Wilco, Spoon, Conor Oberst, Angel Olsen, and others on the lineup of the Camden, NJ fest which happens at the end of July.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (4/21)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Tara Jane O’Neil’s gorgeous self-titled album, Woods’ quickly-made ‘Love Is Love,’ The Black Angels’ Phil Ek-produced ‘Death Song,’ and more.

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Solid Sound Fest 2017: daily lineups & single day tickets

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This year’s lineup features Television, Kurt Vile, The Shaggs, Big Thief, Robert Glasper and, of course Wilco. And much more.

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2017 XPoNential Fest: lineup & tickets

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 XPoNential Fest happens July 28 – 30 at BB&T Pavilion & Wiggins Park in the Camden, NJ with Wilco, Spoon, Conor Oberst, Drive-By Truckers, Angel Olsen, Hop Along, and more.

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Speak Into My Good Eye announce special Wilco cover project I’ll Be There with Jackson Pines’ version of “Red Eyed and Blue”

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Speak Into My Good Eye announce special Wilco cover project I’ll Be There with Jackson Pines’ version of “Red Eyed and Blue”

Jackson Pines | via jacksonpines.bandcamp.com

Brooklyn/Asbury Park music source Speak Into My Good Eye announced I’ll Be Around, a special Wilco-tribute cover record in support of The Project Matters, a nonprofit that provides resources to emerging young musicians.

Set to be released on May 5th, SIMGE released Jackson Pines‘ wonderfully stripped-down piano-teasing version of the band’s “Red Eyed and Blue” track from 1996’s Being There. This marks the group’s second foray into charity records with their release of a Queens of the Stone Age cover album back in 2014.

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XPN MusicNotes: Listen to new song from The Dandy Warhols, meet Big Walnuts Yonder featuring members of Wilco and Deerhoof

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XPN MusicNotes: Listen to new song from The Dandy Warhols, meet Big Walnuts Yonder featuring members of Wilco and Deerhoof

The Dandy Warhols | photo by Jake Owens | via facebook.com/DandyWarhols

Last year The Dandy Warhols put out their first new album in four years called Distortland, and now the veteran Portland rockers have a new single and video to coincide with it: “Thick Girls Knock Me Out (Richard Starkey).”

The “Richard Starkey” lyric, of course, refers to Ringo Starr’s real name. Watch and listen below.

And a bunch of musicians from some fairly well known bands have gotten together to form another group. Guitarist Nels Cline of Wilco, along with Minutemen bassist Mike Watt, Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier ...

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Wilco share lineup for next installment of their Solid Sound Festival, featuring Kurt Vile and more…

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Wilco share lineup for next installment of their Solid Sound Festival, featuring Kurt Vile and more…

Wilco | photo by Austin Nelson | courtesy of the artist

This June, Wilco’s Solid Sound Music & Arts Festival will return to Massachussets’ Museum of Contemporary Art, and now, the full lineup of bands has been announced.

Those who purchase three day passes can expect performances from Kurt Vile & The Violators, the legendary Television, Big Thief, and more.  Along with appearances by Wilco themselves and their various side projects, attendees can once again expect a comedy stage hosted by multi-disciplinary humorist John Hodgman. Find the full lineup, tickets, and more information here.

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