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Tickets for upcoming shows are on sale Friday via wilcoworld.net. Three-day passes for Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival are also available now via solidsoundfestival.com.
Created by Wilco in 2010, Solid Sound features three days of music, comedy, art and family programming and takes place at MASS MoCA - the largest contemporary art museum in America - located in the scenic Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts.
Wilco headlines two nights and are joined by Television, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Robert Glasper Experiment, Dawn of Midi, Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin with the Guilty Ones, Kevin Morby, Joan Shelley, Big Thief, Peter Wolf & the Midnight Travelers, Deep Sea Diver, Andy Shauf, Alloy Orchestra, Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids, Kacy & Clayton, Daniel Bachman, Nancy and Beth, Jeff Parker Trio, The Shaggs, and Max Hatt & Edda Glass. Wilco member’s side projects including Tweedy, The Autumn Defense, On Fillmore, The Nels Cline Four and Quindar will also perform.
Solid Sound’s always-popular comedy stage features three distinct sets on Saturday, June 24 from MASS MoCA’s Hunter Center. Hosted by John Hodgman in production with Pretty Good Friends, performers include Michael Ian Black, Eugene Mirman, Aparna Nancherla and Nick Offerman plus Jean Grae's The Show Show with DJ Quelle Chris.
June 7 Meadow Brook Amphitheatre Rochester Hills, MI
June 8 Stage AE Pittsburgh, PA
June 11 Iroquois Amphitheater Louisville, KY
June 13 White River State Park Indianapolis, IN
June 14 Coronado Performing Arts Center Rockford, IL
June 16-17 Eaux Claires Eau Claire, WI
June 18 Riverside Theater Milwaukee, WI
June 23-25 Solid Sound Festival North Adams, MA
Jason Mraz has announced a series of early summer live dates. The shows begin June 16. For complete details and ticket information, please log on to jasonmraz.com/tour.
The live performances culminate with a very special birthday celebration at Los Angeles, CA’s Hollywood Bowl on Mraz’s birthday, Friday, June 23, marking his third headline show at the Bowl following two previous sold out appearances.
Recently, Mraz teamed up with participants from LIVE ART--an equally inclusive program supported by the Jason Mraz Foundation for both students with and without disabilities, of all ages, who use performing arts to share messages of acceptance, compassion and empathy--for a moving performance of his classic “I Won’t Give Up” at the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria.
"The opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Winter Games was by far the most beautiful live concert experience I’ve ever been a part of,” said Mraz. “I am so honored to have been considered worthy of the task. I made some great new friends and left Schladming in awe; inspired by the athletes, coaches and families from around the world. They made a fan for life."
Mraz, an ardent advocate of arts education, recently wrote about the vital importance of the arts in a Huffington Post column.
16 Tucson, AZ Centennial Hall
17 Albuquerque, NM Sandia Resort & Casino
18 Telluride, CO 44th Telluride Bluegrass Festival
20 Salt Lake City Red Butte Garden
23 Los Angeles, CA “The Birthday Party And Concert At The Hollywood Bowl”
24 Murphys, CA Ironstone Amphitheatre at Ironstone Vineyards
Critically acclaimed troubadour Amos Lee announced the dates for his North American summer headline tour. Following a successful spring run, he hits the road again this summer with performances in major markets across the Midwest and East Coast. Tickets are on sale now.
His latest album is Spirit. Lee performed a three-song set on CBS Saturday last weekend. Watch “Vaporize,” “Till You Come Back Through,” and “Walls.” Lee's 2013 album was Mountains Of Sorrow, Rivers Of Song, while previous offering, Mission Bell, went to #1 on the Billboard Top 200.
Amos Lee SPIRIT Buy Here:
July 16 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre +^
July 24 Rochester Hills, MI Meadowbrook Amphitheatre*
July 25 Cincinnati, OH PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center*
July 27 Cleveland, OH Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica*
July 28 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE*
July 29 Camden, NJ XPoNential Music Festival - Amos Lee & Friends feat
Preservation Hall Jazz Band w/ Spoon
July 30 Wilkes-Barre, PA F.M. Kirby Center
August 1 New Bedford, MA Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
August 2 Concord, NH Capitol Center
August 5 Port Chester, NY The Capitol Theatre
August 6 Huntington, NY The Paramount
*w/ Lake Street Dive
+w/ The Colorado Symphony Orchestra