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Background information
Origin Chicago, Illinois, USA
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Alternative Country
Experimental Rock
Years active 1994—present
Label(s) Reprise Records
Nonesuch Records
Associated acts Uncle Tupelo
Loose Fur
The Autumn Defense
Billy Bragg
Website Website
Jeff Tweedy
John Stirratt
Nels Cline
Glenn Kotche
Pat Sansone
Mikael Jorgensen
Former members
Leroy Bach
Max Johnston
Jay Bennett
Bob Egan
Ken Coomer

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Wilco Overview


Wilco is an American alternative country rock band based in Chicago, Illinois.

Wilco (The Album) (2009) Sky Blue Sky (2007) Kicking Television: Live In Chicago (2005) A Ghost Is Born (2004) More Like The Moon (2003) Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002) Mermaid Avenue Vol. II (2000) Summerteeth (1999) Mermaid Avenue (1998) Being There (1996)

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Wild Beasts, Wilco, The xx Confirmed For Primavera Sound Festival

November 24, 2009
A plethora of new acts have been confirmed for Primavera Sound Festival 2010. Joining the line up (deep breath) are Wild Beasts, Wilco, The New Pornographers, The Fall, Panda Bear, The xx, The Antlers, The Bloody Beetroots, Camarón: La Leyenda Del Tiempo 30 Años Después, Delorean, Dum Dum Girls, Ganglians, Here We Go Magic, Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions and Joker featuring Nomad.  Read more 

Wilco, The Low Anthem For The End of the Road Festival 2010

November 16, 2009
Wilco have been confirmed as the headliners for The End of the Road Festival 2010. Also confirmed for the September festival are The Low Anthem, The Mountain Goats, Diane Cluck, Anders Griffin, The Wilderness of Manitoba and AA Bondy.  Read more 

Former Wilco Member Jay Bennett Dies

May 26, 2009
Former Wilco member Jay Bennett has died at the age of 45 in his sleep of as yet unknown causes. Bennett, who also performed with Titanic Love Affair and Blues Traveler, passed away on Sunday morning (May 24) according to his family.  Read more 

Wilco Stream New Album Online Following Leak

May 14, 2009
Wilco have seemingly reacted to the leak of their new record 'Wilco (the Album)' by streaming it in its entirety on their official website. The album is due to be released in June but was leaked online on May 12 around various file sharing sites.  Read more 

Jeff Tweedy 'Baffled' By Jay Bennett's Lawsuit

May 6, 2009
Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy is baffled by former band mate Jay Bennett's unpaid royalties lawsuit against the group - insisting he owes nothing to his one-time pal.  Read more 

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