Sunfest 33: Wilco

Jeff Tweedy
 Jeff Tweedy of Wilco performing at Sunfest

These pioneers of alt-country have garnered a loyal following over the years thanks to the songwriting of frontman Jeff Tweedy. A sizable crowd turned out to see one of the two headliners for the festival’s opening night. The group is currently touring in support of a greatest-hits double album released in 2014 to mark the band’s twentieth anniversary.

Bassist John Stirratt of Wilco
Bassist John Stirratt
Drummer Glenn Kotche of Wilco
Drummer Glenn Kotche
Keyboardist Mikael Jorgensen of Wilco
Keyboardist Mikael Jorgensen
Guitarist Nels Cline of Wilco
Guitarist Nels Cline
Multi-instrumentalist Pat Sansone of Wilco
Multi-instrumentalist Pat Sansone

Sporting a cowboy hat and playing acoustic guitar, Tweedy led the six-piece band through material such as “Handshake Drugs”, “Kamera”, “Walken”, “Secrets of the Sea” and “Impossible Germany”.

John Stirratt B&WJeff Tweedy at Sunfest II

[Photos by Empress K of Reggae Reflection]

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