Wilco

  • The Return of Heartless Bastards (10/1 at World Café Live)

    2021 sees the return of bluesy, folksy, garagey Americana rockers Heartless Bastards.  A Beautiful Life, their first album since 2015’s Restless Ones, drops September 10th courtesy of Sweet Unknown Records/Thirty Tigers.  This current iteration of Heartless Bastards has singer/songwriter/mainperson Erika Wennerstrom (who released her first solo record, Sweet Unknown,...
  • Sleater-Kinney Take on Sheds (Live @ The Mann Center, 8/22)

    Sometimes it just takes a pandemic…  For me, it took a pandemic to give a fair shake to what I’ve been calling Sleater-Kinney 2.0.  Sure, Dig Me Out and One Beat soundtracked much of my coolest years, and I’d seen the riot grrrl, power trio numerous times at the...
  • Philadelphia Folk Festival

    It’s that time of year again, folks – this weekend marks the 49th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival. There really isn’t much going on musically in the city this week, so I’m hoping you are all resting (and saving) up for Friday’s kickoff which features AA Bondy and Bonnie “Prince”...