Jeff Tweedy played a solo, acoustic show at the Weill Center for the Performing Arts in Sheboygan, WI to benefit The Étude Sessions. An organization that supports students’ learning through transformative experiences in the arts and academics. For more information about the show and the Étude Sessions, visit here.
Jeff Tweedy played a sold out solo show at the Acorn Theatre in Chicago, IL on February 26, 2016 to benefit Ibrahim Parlak. Parlak is a Turkish immigrant fighting deportation and the proceeds of the concert went towards his legal fees. Parlak is also the restaurant owner of Cafe Gulistan, which is near Tweedy’s home. For more
Wilco contributed to the Fire Music: A History of The Free Jazz Revolution kickstarter project. Executive produced by Nels Cline and Thurston Moore, Tom Surgal’s Fire Music is the definitive documentary of the Free Jazz revolution. 356 backers pledged $56,225 to help bring this project to life. For more information on this project, visit here.
In celebration of their 20th Anniversary and in the spirit of holiday giving, Wilco handpicked twenty community organizations to receive 20% of sales in the webstore from Nov. 17 through Dec. 12. Nearly $8,000 were raised collectively. Get to know the beneficiaries: Gateway Greening Intonation Music Workshop DC Central Kitchen The Chicago Lighthouse for People
Four autographed Wilco posters and a photograph (shot by Zoran Orlic) were recently auctioned off at a two-night charity concert benefitting Chicago, IL, non-profit Rock For Kids. Altogether, the items raised approximately $1,500 for the organization. Rock For Kids provides music education to underserved children in Chicago, sparking creativity and passion, teaching critical thinking, supporting academic
A fine-art photography book of Elliott Landy’s photographs of The Band—featuring both his iconic and never-before-seen images. Wilco’s support was among the 882 backers who pledged $193,626 to help bring this project to life. For more information about this project, visit here.
The Stage at KDHX will be a beacon for artistic independence in the heart of the country, showcasing new artists and old favorites. Wilco was among 635 backers who pledged $58,520 to help bring this project to life. To learn more about the Campaign for KDHX and the project, visit here.