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Wilco will release a new album entitled ‘Ode To Joy’ this fall and previewed the 11-track LP by unveiling the single “Live Is Everywhere (Beware).”
Crispy audio of Wilco’s karaoke set from the first night of this year’s Solid Sound Festival serves as this week’s ‘Full Show Friday’ selection.
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead honored hometown heroes Wilco with a cover of one of the band’s songs and by bringing out drummer Glenn Kotche for “Drums” > “The Other One” on Thursday night at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago.
On Saturday, Wilco unveiled a pair of originals during their set at the Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts.
Wilco was joined by special guest vocalists, including Courtney Barnett during their karaoke set at their Solid Sound Festival in Massachusetts.
Live streams featuring audio of Wilco and Courtney Barnett’s sets at the Solid Sound Festival are available via New York City public radio station WFUV.
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About Glenn Kotche
Heralded by The Chicago Tribune for his “unfailing taste, technique and discipline,” Chicago based percussionist Glenn Kotche’s exploration of rhythm and space began in childhood in Roselle, Illinois. His interests and efforts landed him at the University of Kentucky’s highly-regarded percussion program. Following graduation, Kotche’s various stints with groups and ensembles resulted in participation on more than 70 recordings to date. In 2001, he joined the rock band, Wilco. Since joining as drummer/percussionist, Wilco’s accomplishments include the gold-selling album “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot” and the Grammy-winning “A ghost is born”.
Beyond Wilco, Kotche is also one-third of experimental rock trio, Loose Fur, along with Wilco band mate Jeff Tweedy and post-classical composer/producer Jim O’Rourke, which released their self-titled album in 2003. He is half of jazz, experimental duo, On Fillmore, with bassist Darin Gray. Their latest recording, “Sleeps with Fishes”, landed them at the prestigious 2005 Percussion Pan Festival in Brazil.
Kotche has released two previous solo works, “Introducing” and “Next”. His third solo effort, “Mobile”, will be released in early 2006, on Nonesuch Records.
The Chicago Cubs will host their second Grateful Dead Night of 2019 in August, with those who take part in a special ticket offer receiving a double-sided, seven-inch vinyl record featuring two live tracks.
DJ Williams’ Shots Fired will embark on “The West Coast Massive Nights Tour” in August featuring members of Slightly Stoopid, The Greyboy Allstars, Lyrics Born and more.
Co-founding The Meters and Neville Brothers keyboardist Art Neville has died at age 81.
Fruition unveiled “Alone Together,” a song featured on the first in series of forthcoming 45’s, and confirmed a series of headlining dates in September.
The String Cheese Incident closed out their 2019 run at Red Rocks with help from the Del McCoury Band and Celtic Steps dancers on Sunday night.