Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Announces Solo Album, June 24 Show at The Ryman


Wilco fans rejoice, because frontman Jeff Tweedy has announced his first-ever solo album, along with a tour in support. While details about the record are currently scant, we have a full list of tour dates (after the jump), and we’re ecstatic that the run includes a stop at our own Ryman Auditorium on June 24! While the talented performer has embarked on solo treks before, they’ve typically been acoustic, or for some high-profile collaboration with another artist. This time around, he’ll have a permeant backing band, leading us to believe the show is more likely to be Wilco-esque. Tweedy has released a whopping eight full-lengths with Wilco (who aren’t going anywhere, by the way) and another four with his prior project, Uncle Tupelo, as well as a whole slew of collaborations and guest appearances over the years. Truly one of the most talented artists of our generation, whatever this tour holds in store music-wise is sure to be a treat. Grab your tickets when they go on sale this Friday, May 23, at 10 a.m., or a day earlier in pre-sale (password: TREASURE), both right here, and keep an eye out for more information leading up to the show.

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06/05 Detroit, MI – Masonic Temple
06/06 Pittsburgh, PA – Three Rivers Arts Festival
06/07 Hunter Mountain, NY – Mountain Jam
06/09 Baltimore, MD – Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
06/10 Washington, DC – Lincoln Theatre
06/11 Louisville, KY – The Brown Theatre on Broadway
06/16 Milwaukee, WI – The Pabst Theater
06/17 Columbia, MO – Missouri Theatre
06/18 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
06/21 Austin, TX – Texas Union Ballroom
06/22 Dallas, TX – Majestic Theatre
06/24 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
07/04 Ottawa, Ontario – Ottawa Bluesfest
07/06 Toronto, Ontario – Toronto Urban Roots Fest
07/12 Chicago, IL – Taste of Chicago
07/27 Newport, RI – Newport Folk Festival

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