Wilco’s Friday night set at Solid Sound will be comprised exclusively of fan-requested songs, including covers. The band will take song submissions in advance and promises to learn 50 of those songs for the festival. Then, during the concert, approximately 20 songs will be selected live, at random, for Wilco to perform. This is the first-ever all-request concert by Wilco. It may also be the last.
We can already see into the future, Jeff Tweedy remarking about all the hippie-votes for “China Cat Sunflower” and “Tweezer.” Read the rest of the announcement from Wilco and stay tuned for details on how to vote. Early-bird and single-day passes are on sale nowTweedy helped produce their latest) and some awesome Wilco related side-projects are scheduled to perform at the fest.
Solid Sound 2013 Lineup
The Autumn Defense
The Dream Syndicate
WNYC’s Radiolab with a live soundtrack by On Fillmore
Yo La Tengo