Exciting news from the Wilco camp today, as the band has announced the initial lineup for their self-curated Solid Sound Festival. According to the festival site, Wilco will headline two of the three nights this year, and attendees can also catch performances from Levon Helm, Thurston Moore, Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion, and many, many more, including shows from various Wilco side projects.
The lineup includes Syl Johnson & The Sweet Divines, Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstasy, Pillow Wand (Nels Cline and Thurston Moore Duo), Glenn Kotche (solo?), The Autumn Defense, Pronto, Handsome Family, Liam Finn , JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, Here We Go Magic, Sic Alps, Purling Hiss, Story Pirates, a Comedy Cabaret featuring John Hodgman Wyatt Cenac, Eugene Mirman and Morgan Murphy, and more.
The 2011 Solid Sound Festival will return to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams June 24-26. Visit the official website for the latest info and to purchase tickets.