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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Wilco and SOLID SOUND

Mark Your Calendars for this one!
Bonus: 2 Days to Enter Photo Contest

Wilco one year ago - 7/11/09

live at LeLacheur Ballpark in Lowell, MA
images by 5342 Studios

NEW DAYS for WILCO - We are but one month away from a new music experience here in New England - the Solid Sound Music Festival, the brainchild of America's Wilco. It's an interesting proposition - a living museum of sound and sight displays at North Adams, Massachusetts' Mass MOCA (see the video below) curated by Wilco and their friends. Staking out in this new endeavor represents Jeff Tweedy and the band's own personal and professional aesthetic these days. Recently Wilco opted to end their major record deal and have decided to create their own music label.


NEW SOUNDS - And word came late this Spring that Tweedy penned songs for the new Mavis Staples (tore the roof off the Newport Folk Festival last summer) album - producing the record as well. Staples will be at Solid Sound as well. These are exciting times. And, I daresay that August 13 - 15 may be even more exciting. I hope you know that we will certainly be there...



Solid Sound - Promo Clip
(click link for new window)

TICKETING
Ticket price is $91 for Aug 13-15
incl entry to the festival for the entire weekend.
incl access to all MASS MoCA galleries, exhibits & parking.

No individual day tickets sold.

This is a rain or shine event. Ages 6 & under free

INFORMATION / PURCHASE



Wilco at LeLacheur Ballpark - 7/11/09

PHOTO CONTEST - WILCO and co-sponsor JONES SODA Co want your summer photos for a contest open until this Friday (July 16). The images should be summer-y and/or use Wilco in some way. The winning photographer will see their image get put on a new label for the soda and win a Wilco prize pack that will include 2 Free Tickets to the Festival.

Submission deadline is Friday, July 16, at which time a group of finalists will be selected and posted online at http://solidsoundfestival.com. The general public will be able to vote on their favorite photo during the voting period of July 19th – July 26th. Winners will be announced in late July. A simple registration on this site is all it takes to enter the contest – so sign up and enter now!


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