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Solid Sound Festival

by Mike Hotter July 2, 2015


  Last weekend’s Solid Sound Festival, the Wilco-curated music, comedy and art event now in it’s fourth incarnation, was impressive first and foremost for the beauty of its surroundings, which included that transporting mix of art ...

Mass Moca

Bob Dylan, My Morning Jacket, Wilco

by The Staff July 18, 2013


  Despite its cringe-inducing title, the Americanarama Festival of Music is one of the more creative national-touring mega-bills to come along in some time. As the dubious genre “Americana” rises to mainstream dominance, the tour attempts ...

Saratoga Performing Arts Center


by The Staff July 25, 2012


“A rock concert is ‘kicking television.’ ” This is how Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy explained of the title of the band’s 2005 live album. “If you’re out of the house and with a bunch of ...

Brewery Ommegang

Solid Sound

by Raurri Jennings June 29, 2011

WILCO at Solid Sound in North Adams, MASS on 6 24 11

This year’s edition of Solid Sound was a wet one. With rainstorms passing over the retrofitted electronics factory in North Adams that is MASS MoCA, all in attendance could be thankful ...

Solid Sound Festival

by The Staff June 22, 2011


If you had a 100,000-square-foot industrial space, wouldn’t you want to fill it with some of the world’s most eye-popping contemporary art? And if that museum included multiple theaters, courtyards and 22,500 square feet of ...

Mass Moca

A Civilized Affair

by Jeremy D. Goodwin August 18, 2010

Maybe it was seeing Jeff Tweedy plunge into the water of a carnival-style dunk tank, while wearing the heavy red suit he dons onstage when Wilco is in full ham-it-up, showman mode. Maybe it was ...

And It Rocked, Too

by Ali Hibbs August 18, 2010

But what of the sounds of the Solid Sound festival? Well, if you were a Wilco fan, you were clearly in the right place. Festival organizers had literally displayed the band’s name in front of ...