In America, up to 1.6 million youth are homeless each year. Up to 40% of them are LGBTQ. Today, all profits from sales of the Wilco Pursuit of Happiness t-shirts will be split and donated to two non-profits (True Colors Fund & Chicago’s Broadway Youth Center at Howard Brown Health) working toward a common goal:
It’s time for another #WilcoOutdoors photo contest! Get outside, get creative and share your photos that bring together our two favorite things: Wilco and nature. We’ll pick three winners and give away a pair of tickets to any Wilco show in 2017 (festivals excluded). Use hashtag #WilcoOutdoors and post publicly on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or Tumblr. You can e-mail
The official press release describes this album as “intimate,” but what they really mean is, “This is Jeff Tweedy and these are his songs… 11 of ‘em, laid bare for your listening pleasure.” And while we know most of you have never been to the loft (aka The Loft) trust us when we say, this
The new On Fillmore album, Happiness of Living, is released today on Northern Spy. For more on the making of the record and the evolution of Glenn Kotche and Darin Gray’s duo, read this Rolling Stone piece. And check out this trippy video by Robert Beatty.
Last weekend, Wilco hosted students from Intonation, a band-based music education program, for a soundcheck visit at The Chicago Theatre. The students toured the stage, learning from guitar techs Matthew “Matrix” MacNamara and Zach Nagy and drum tech Ashwin Deepankar about the band’s set-up and each of their roles in the success of a concert.