1. Jeff Tweedy Plays a Lullaby (and a Rocking Song with Wilco) on 'The Late Show': Watch

    February 05, 2016 4:53 AM EST The therapeutic effects of Wilco’s music are well established. On The Late Show overnight, frontman Jeff Tweedy put his talents to the test by putting Stephen Colbert (and everyone watching at home) in a relaxed state with one of his works, a lullaby. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy is Writing a…

  2. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy is Writing a Memoir: 'I Have Stories to Tell'

    November 20, 2015 9:28 PM EST Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy , one of rock's most celebrated and eclectic musicians, is working on a memoir. The currently untitled book, tracing his journey from young Clash fan to Grammy-winning artist, has been acquired by Dutton. A release date has not been set, the publisher told The…

  3. Outside Lands 2015 Day 1 Highlights: D'Angelo, Mumford & Sons, St. Vincent & More

    August 08, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Music fans have descended upon San Francisco for the 8th annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival this weekend. The Northern California event, situated in the heart of the Bay Area, launched Friday (Aug. 7) and is set to showcase a spectacular lineup of both chart topping artists and…

  4. Watch Preview: Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and Son Spencer Set for 'CBS This Morning: Saturday'

    July 03, 2015 2:15 PM EDT There's a scene in the Nick Offerman-directed music video for Tweedy 's "Low Key" in which a perpetually straight-faced Jeff Tweedy and his 19-year-old drummer son Spencer -- both clad in three-piece suits -- enter a workout class called "Get Happy." Wilco Joins…

  5. Wilco Joins Pilgrimage Festival Line-up (Exclusive)

    May 05, 2015 10:00 AM EDT As a member of Better Than Ezra , Kevin Griffin is well aware of both how crowded the festival market is and the long odds of success for new events. “Like restaurants, most festivals fail, whether a musician is involved with it or a team of professionals. And most festivals don’t make it…

  6. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015 Day 1 Highlights: Keith Urban, Hozier, Wilco & More

    April 25, 2015 2:58 PM EDT The annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds Race Course launched Friday (April 24) with performances by Keith Urban , Hozier , Wilco , Royal Teeth and many others. Here are the highlights from day 1 of Jazz Fest 2015. New Orleans Jazz Fest 2015 Lineup: Ed Sheeran,…

  7. Exclusive: Watch Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy Cover John Fogerty in 'Mavis!'

    March 13, 2015 9:05 AM EDT Jessica Edwards makes her feature-length directing debut with  Mavis!,  a documentary on the 75-year-old Staple Singers vocalist that has its world premiere March 15 at SXSW. "There was no way we were going to get everything this woman accomplished in her 75 years into a single film,…

  8. Three 'Boyhood' Songs, Including Two by Ethan Hawke, Enter Oscar Race

    November 08, 2014 1:32 PM EST As the Oscar race approaches the Thanksgiving break, with only a small handful of major awards hopefuls that haven't yet screened, IFC Films' summer release Boyhood continues to look like the film to beat. Found Star: New Radicals' Gregg Alexander Grants First Interview in…

  9. Black Keys, Wilco, Spoon Band Together, Donate Gear to Minnesota Charity Auction

    October 06, 2014 6:59 PM EDT The Black Keys , Wilco 's Jeff Tweedy and Spoon are all among a group of rock musicians coming together to support the family of a Minneapolis musician and sound engineer who died last month at 36.    Spoon Might Take a Break for Another Divine Fits Record Andy Richardson was an…

  10. Jeff Tweedy & Son Debut New Songs at Detroit Tour Launch (Review)

    June 06, 2014 12:09 PM EDT "That's my boy!" the Wilco frontman exclaimed while his son, Spencer, manned the drums. "We're gonna play some new songs," Jeff Tweedy told the crowd at the Jack White Theatre in Detroit's Masonic Temple on Thursday night. "We got a bunch of new songs,…

  11. Jeff Tweedy Shares Song From Father-Son Band; 'Sukierae' Album Due in September

    June 04, 2014 5:58 PM EDT Wilco's Jeff Tweedy  recently announced plans for a new solo album and tour apart from his long-running indie rock act. Today, the singer-songwriter flashed out plans for his upcoming project, which is going to be a Tweedy family affair. On Sept. 16, Tweedy will release his debut solo…

  12. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy Announces Tour, Debut Solo Album

    May 18, 2014 8:34 PM EDT Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy has announced a string of solo tour dates starting in June at the Masonic Temple in Detroit and brining him to Rhode Island’s Newport Folk Festival in late-July. The tour news came with word he has been working on a debut solo album that will be released soon.  Wilco'…

  13. Jeff Tweedy, Nickel Creek and Janelle Monae to Headline Taste of Chicago

    April 21, 2014 6:51 PM EDT Jeff Tweedy, Nickel Creek, Emmylou Harris and Janelle Monae will headline this year's Taste of Chicago. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy to Appear on Upcoming Episode of 'Parks and Rec' Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events on Monday released the list of…

  14. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy to Appear on Upcoming Episode of 'Parks and Rec'

    February 07, 2014 9:18 PM EST Jeff Tweedy is getting into the acting game with a guest spot on "Parks and Recreation" this spring. The Wilco frontman will appear on the NBC comedy in a role as -- get this -- a musician, Entertainment Weekly reports . Tweedy will travel to Pawnee as the former lead singer of Land…

  15. Way Out West 2012: Florence, Black Keys, Kraftwerk + More Light Up Sweden

    August 13, 2012 1:20 PM EDT It may not have the storied tradition as other European festivals like Roskilde and Glastonbury, but Way Out West , held annually in Gothenburg, Sweden since 2007, has quickly established itself as a premier summer stop for A-list acts. In past years, Prince, Kanye West , Neil Young and…

  16. Jay Farrar Tackles Woody Guthrie in 'New Multitudes'

    March 09, 2012 2:45 PM EST Collaboration With Members of MMJ, Varnaline & Centro-matic Tops Billboard's Heatseekers Chart The day after Jay Farrar (Son Volt), Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Anders Parker (Varnaline) and Will Johnson (Centro-matic) hit No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers' chart , they hit…

  17. Exclusive: Billy Bragg on Woody Guthrie, 3rd 'Mermaid Avenue' Set

    March 08, 2012 2:15 PM EST "My initial reaction was, 'Surely this is Bob Dylan's job'" -- Billy Bragg To commemorate 100 years since Woody Guthrie 's birth, Nonesuch Records will release the four-disc "Mermaid Avenue: The Complete Sessions," a set collecting Billy Bragg and Wilco…

  18. Wilco Gets Animated With Popeye & Olive Oyl For 'Dawned On Me' Video

    January 25, 2012 1:09 PM EST When we first saw that Wilco was featured in a "Popeye the Sailor Man" comic strip with its own brand of spinach, we figured it was nothing more than a nod to the band's unconventional merch efforts . Now it all makes sense. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy on 'The Whole Love,&…

  19. Wilco Gets Fashion Boost for 'Whole Love' Video: Watch

    January 06, 2012 9:25 PM EST Wilco 's latest video is getting some "Love" from the fashion world. Frontman Jeff Tweedy's son Spencer directed a video for the title track of the band's self-released "The Whole Love," which features an appearance from fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson.…

  20. Wilco Considered Splitting 'The Whole Love' Into Two Albums

    October 05, 2011 5:20 PM EDT Wilco's latest recording sessions almost yielded two albums rather than just "The Whole Love," the group's eighth studio album, which was released Sept. 27 as the first release on Wilco's own dBpm Records label. Multi-instrumentalist and "The Whole Love" co…

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