Watch Jeff Tweedy’s Set On PBS’ ‘Austin City Limits’
Last night (Oct. 25), Jeff Tweedy brought his solo act -- the appropriately titled Tweedy -- to Texas for the latest episode of ‘Austin City Limits.’ Continuing the ongoing 40th anniversary celebration of the iconic PBS TV show, Tweedy performed a career-spanning set, even dipping into his Uncle Tupelo days. Watch the entire performance above.
During the ‘ACL’ performance, Tweedy and company (which includes his son, Spencer, on drums and Lucius’ Jessica Wolf and Holly Laessig on backup vocals) played through songs from his latest album, ‘Sukierae.’ After the beautiful ‘Nobody Dies Anymore,’ the band walked offstage as Tweedy handled a few Wilco tunes on his own.
Rejoining him onstage, the band played Uncle Tupelo’s ‘New Madrid’ -- as Tweedy introduced it, he “recorded this song with the guy who wrote it here in town, a long, long time ago.” Closing out the episode was another solo tune, Wilco’s powerful ‘Misunderstood.’ Even without the pulse of Glenn Kotche’s drums, Tweedy commanded the attention of the audience through the very end.
Tweedy has several solo dates scheduled in November, but is currently on the road with Wilco through the end of October (and again in December). Check out his full tour itinerary here.
Tweedy -- Setlist, Oct. 25, 2014
‘High as Hello’
‘Nobody Dies Anymore’
‘I am Trying to Break Your Heart’
‘Give Back the Key to My Heart’