Wilco Adds Bands to Solid Sound
Wilco on Craig Ferguson last night
Wilco has confirmed another round of acts scheduled to appear at its Solid Sound Festival this August. Three-day event will take place at North Adams, MA’s MASS MoCA from August 13-15. The latest additions to the event’s lineup include:
Avi Buffalo, Vetiver, Sir Richard Bishop, Mountain Man, Brenda, local heroes The Books and the Deep Blue Organ Trio. A number of the Wilco members’ side projects will also perform throughout the event, including Glenn Kotche’s On Fillmore, The Nels Cline Singers, The Autumn Defense featuring John Stirratt and Pat Sansone and Mikael Jorgensen’s Pronto. Throughout the weekend, Glenn Kotche’s as-yet –untitled interactive drum head installation will live within MASS MoCA’s acclaimed exhibition “Sol Lewitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective.” Kotche will demonstrate the exhibit while onsite.
In addition, Solid Sound will feature a performance by the legendary puppet theater company Bread and Puppet and the Story Pirates, “a nationally respected arts and creative writing organization which promotes literacy for kids and adults through creative writing, drama workshops and sketch comedy.”.