Wilco aren't only hugely influential in the realm of alt-country, they're one of the most significant American bands of the past two decades.
A veritable alternative all-star team performed songs from Big Star's landmark 1978 album, 'Third,' at a tribute concert in California.
Jeff Tweedy and the boys have unveiled a world tour in support of last year's surprise album, 'Star Wars.'
The story behind the strained creation and unconventional release of Wilco's landmark fourth album has ascended to the level of postmodern folklore.
Big Star's Jody Stephens has planned another tribute concert to the power-pop outfit's 'Third/Sister Lovers,' and Jeff Tweedy, Mike Mills and more will make appearances.
On Wilco's 1995 debut, Jeff Tweedy roped us in with the banjo and slide guitar of Uncle Tupelo, but he also had his eye on a much weirder, darkly poetic prize.
Whether they created groundbreaking new sounds or were pioneers in the digital era, these are the artists most responsible for the state of alternative music now.
Barnett joined Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer onstage in Melbourne for a set-closing rendition of the 'Hunky Dory' track.
During the spring of 1999, Wilco released their most elusive album, but one that signaled an intricate and intentionally ambiguous new direction.
In a new interview, Jeff Tweedy reveals Wilco "have another one ready to go this year."