Solid Sound is like a family picnic for stylistically open-minded musicians and fans alike within the brick-mill infrastructure of MASS MoCA.
Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein gave Charlie Watts a shout-out, while Wilco’s Glenn Kotche displayed the words “Charlie is my Darling” (the title of a 1966 Stones tour documentary) on the head of his bass drum.
Wilco went all-in this year for a personal bond, inviting internet-culled winners onstage for live-band karaoke with the group.
Legendary soul and gospel diva Mavis Staples will ‘take you there’, into the New Year, at Symphony Hall (@ 9 p.m.) this Saturday, December 31th, marking the performer’s First Night debut in Boston.
Honestly, the first thought I had when the two-hour Wilco show wrapped up was, when will I see this band again?
September brings a lot of good shows to Boston. Watch out in particular for the Flying Lotus show if you’re into electronic/ beats music and the Olivia Tremor Control reunion show.
The biggest event this June is the Wilco-curated Solid Sound Festival at the MASS MoCA in North Adams. A couple of these bands will also be playing shows in Boston around the same time as the festival.
By Thomas Samph Vampire movies, dirty whigs, Wilco beer, peace bombs, Russian retrograde, tappin’ khakis, and sweaty Soviet soirees are just a few reasons why April is a great month for music listeners in Boston. The month starts off with a performance by the illegitimate love child of two musical genres, heavy metal and opera […]